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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Bulmers Cider (Heineken UK)

Style: Cider
Holborn, England

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available in 3 litre plastic bottles and 440ml cans from Sainsbury’s supermarkets.
A crisp, dry cider with a distinctive fruity flavour.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1845) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Can at 5%. Sparkling gold body. Apple juice, oak, tannins, sulphur, dried fruit. Sweet then sour. Dry finish. Okay.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopsDoctor7 (1) - - NOV 21, 2016 does not count
Much better than you would expect from a supermarket own brand cider. At ~45p/can it’s a solid buy on a budget. If you can afford to splash out on ~£1/can then do so, but if £1/can is considered "splashing out" then this is a palatable alternative.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
SarkyNorthener (4230) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2016
2 litre bottle from sainsbury, Walsall. Golden cider with residual head. Aroma of faint apple juice. Taste is apple juice, sweetener and some dryness. Too fizzy. Drinkable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
downender (8195) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Canned. Orange in colour with plenty of fizz. Sweetish, apple pulp upfront, with a touch of tartness in the finish. Ok.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Chemical Apple to the nose, possible burned apple too. Drying on the tongue, synthetic, chemical apple, worth the 75p per can...just.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Theydon_Bois (17973) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Can thanks to JF - 23/12/12. Clear pale golden with a plenty of visible carbonation. Nose is apple, sugars, a touch of sour orchard fruits. Taste comprises, sweet sugars, apples. Medium bodied, spritzy carbonation a little over cooked on the fizz front, dry finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tommann (3497) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2011
440ml can. Pours pale lemon gold with little carbonation. Aroma is faint, chemical apple aroma, a touch sweet. Sweet, apple juice start. Dry, chemical apple finish.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
gunnfryd (14383) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 26, 2011
Can. Pale yellow colour with some white bubbles. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, apple, burned rubber. flavour is sweet, apple, apple cores. Watery body. Boring cider.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (46069) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Can 440ml. @ home.

Initial sparkling, a clear light medium yellow color with a average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is apple, yellow apples, wrinkled apples. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20101225]

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yngwie (16718) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2010
Can, thx to fonefan. A clear, yellow cider with a rim of white bubbles on top. No carbonation. Earthy nose with apples and a touch of burnt rubber. The flavor is dominated by apples, both sour apples and apple cores. Dry, pleasantly carbonated mouthfeel and a bit thin. Sourish apples in the end. Not bad, but the aroma put me off a bit, at least the first minutes. Well, I won’t miss drinking again. 101112


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