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Brewed by Rich’s Cider
Style: Cider
Highbridge, England

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sold unfiltered in bottles, flagons, bags, and draught at 6% abv under various names, commonly Scrumpy, Farmhouse, and Legbender
Rich’s Traditional draught ciders are made with Somerset Bittersweet/Bitter sharp apples, then matured in Oak Vats giving it a well balanced, Cloudy Cider with a fresh apple aroma.

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fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2017

Gravity dispense (bag-in-box) @ NBF 2016 [ The 41th. Nottingham Beer Festival (The 9th Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival) ], Nottingham Castle, Friar Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6EB.

[ As Richs Legbender Cider - Dry ].
ABV: 6.0%. Unclear matt medium orange yellow color with a small, virtually none white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy apple, sweet apples, scrumpy apples. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, sweet apples, thin, medium dry. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat. [20161013]
7-2-6-2-13

Earlier Rating: 8/7/2006 Total Score: 2.6
From a gallon plastic container. Gold colour. Aroma is fresh and fruity. The aftertast is fruity and very dry.

3.4
anders37 (26987) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2011
Cask gravity @ The Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours a slightly hazy orange color with no head. Has a fruity woody sour tart apple aroma. Fruity sour tart dry apple flavor. Has a dry tart sour fruity apple finish.

3.9
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2009
HBF2009. Hazy orange colour, no head. Aroma is vanilla, wood, barnyard, slight baconlike notes as well. Flavour is extremely dry apples, some yeast and mild briecheese. pleasantly balanced cider.

3.5
chriso (21656) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2004
Gold colour, with just the faintest haze. Rather surprisingly, this had a less farmyardy aroma than the same producer’s medium cider, purchased at the same time. The aroma is fresh and fruity. On the palate, although dry, there is some residual fruit and the mouthfeel is relatively mellow, with a very slight prickle. Spicy edge. A pleasant, quite easy drinking cider. From the barrel at the cider farm.

3.8
Oakes (18756) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2010
Vaguely apple and an interesting cinnamon note on the nose. Cloudy tan. Dry with some spicy, lively fruit character. Interesting bubblegum character. Nice stuff.

3.5
FatPhil (17060) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 21, 2009
Draught (HBF2009) - shared by oh6gdx - thanks!
Now this is a real farmhouse aroma - properly sour. Eggy and bacony in the taste! However, no greasiness in the palate - this is crisp. Real cider rocks!

3.5
Scopey (15651) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Bottle from the cider shop in Cheddar. It pours hazy bright orange. The nose is earthy, musty, tangy apple, apple skin, wood, vanilla custard, farmyard and hay. The taste is dry, funky, farmyard, touch of manure, oak, leather, farmyard, vanilla, sour orange, apple pie, tannins and light astringency with firm, dry finish. Medium body and flat. Pretty dry, but that’s what I like. Decent oak aged scrumpy.

3.5
mR_fr0g (13465) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle in minehead. Cloudy yellow still slightly grey. Aroma is nice fresh sharp apple and parmesan. Flavour is horsey funk, cheese and apples. Medium sweet sugary palate. Tasty.

3.2
leaparsons (10752) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2013
Glass jug. Orange, gold with no carbonation. Aromas are earthy and woody with apple skin n and peppery yesst. Farmyard character with a light mustiness. Spicy with earthy apple and caramel lingering in the background. Flavours are very dry, woody and pithy with green apple tart notes and lots of tannins and yeast. Peppery and arid on the finish. A nice traditional dry cider.
Earlier Rating: 5/1/2012 Total Score: 3.4
Polypin, Rich’s Cider. Hazy orange in appearance. Aromas are earthy apple with oak barrel and barnyard notes. Trace floral lavender with lemon and vinegar. Flavours are dry and woody with earthy apple juice and skin. Quite herbal with floral notes. Dry on the finish. As easy to drink as the medium version.

3.3
daniele (9640) - ITALY - AUG 24, 2017
on tap oro velato quasi piatto note astringente leggero vinoso media acidita secco
Earlier Rating: 10/25/2016 Total Score: 3.5
bottle bb 19/7/17 oro velato praticamente piatto leggere ossidazione legno mela grattuggiata piuttosto tannico buona secchezza ma anche leggere note dolciastre


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