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Sainsbury’s
Brewed at Bulmers Cider (Heineken UK)

Style: Cider
Holborn, England

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.34/5   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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2.3
deanso (10141) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - APR 30, 2017
440ml can from Sainsbury’s. Very thin white head. Low carbonation. Clear golden pour. An average cider

2.2
jfb (6270) - GERMANY - FEB 15, 2017
(bottle) clear pale golden colour with no head. aroma of apple juice and custard, with some notes of chalk, straw and green peppers. flavour is old apples and oxidized beef, slightly metallic and quite sweet, with a touch of clove and sugar icing. medium-bodied with average carbonation. gets the job done …

2.9
dynamiteninja (1864) - 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
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
SarkyNorthener (4627) - 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
downender (8660) - 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
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
Theydon_Bois (19551) - 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
tommann (3758) - 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
gunnfryd (14899) - 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.


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