Sheppy’s Kingston Black Cider (Bottle)

Brewed by Sheppy’s Cider
Style: Cider
Taunton, England


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Bottled only - available in 500ml bottles.
A sparkling, single varietal cider made with the Kingston Black apple variety.

Originating in the vale of Taunton Deane, this apple variety is a shy bearer of high quality, crimson red fruit which gives a refreshingly crisp flavour to this deliciously appley sparkling cider.

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Holmen2 (3568) - NORWAY - APR 27, 2017
Bottle shared with JMD on board Fridtjofen 27.04.17. Clear golden. Not much head. Fine aroma of apple zest and wild apples. Similar taste, with leather. Dry. Very good, interesting and with excellent drinkability.

Holmen1 (5840) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 27, 2017
Flaske delt med skibsrederen ombord på den stolte skute: klar gylden med kort skum. Forfriskende og innsmigrende aroma og smak av engelsk eplehage. Fornemmer et snev av kanel i ytterkanten, og helt i slutten noe som minner om tørre epleskall og et villeple eller to. Deilig drikke.

Camons (12315) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle @ Salling ølfestival. Pours light yellow, no head. Aroma of apples, tart green apples, barnyard, wood, light vanilla. Flavor is light tart, sour green apples, light barnyard, wood. Thin body, lively carbonation, dry and light acidic finish. 250317

angel77 (3239) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 6, 2016
Dulce Botella 50 cl tomada en el momento en Cimmeria 01..04..2016. (r42). Suave y fácil de beber con ligeros toques secos. 7.2 vol. Normal

ManVsBeer (10273) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle from Sainsbury’s, Plymouth. Pale golden in colour. Has a small apple aroma, but much more stated in its taste with a slight burnt wood infusion. It has a strength but its flavours dominate over this. It’s a dry tasting cider.

caesar (7099) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle brought by a friend, medium sample. Clear golden color, short head. Aroma of green apple, dry wood, slight vanilla, touch of funk. Dry in taste, apple, slight wood. Crisp, quite complex (although I cant seem to describe a lot of characteristics :-)). Nice cider.

fombe89 (3272) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 11, 2015
Botella. 10-12-2015. BBD: 07-2017. Color amarillo, sabor frutal, final seco, cuerpo ligero.

Lowenbrau (4142) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 10, 2015
500ml bottle. 10-12-2015.
BBD: 07-2017.
In short: dry cider.
Pours dark gold with vanishing whiet head. Barnyarad, apple , champagne like aromas. Medium body, average to afot carbonation, oily texture. Taste is fruity, little tart, quite dry. Enjoyable.

mike_77 (6597) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Very pale. Almost champagne coloured. Some woody dryness in the aroma. Also a dry taste but refreshing and lightly tart. Very easy to drink. Doesn’t feel like 7.2%

Benzai (15460) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle shared @ Van Moll Brewpub. Clear pale golden color, virtually no head. Aroma is only lightly sweetish, a bit sweet - sour, green apples, apple peel. Taste sweet - sour - bitter, green apples, dried apples, apple peel, vinous. Pretty to very dry finish. This I really like. Lovely cider imo.

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