Thatchers John Thatchers Vintage Cider

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Brewed by Thatchers Cider
Style: Cider
Winscombe, England

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A new Vintage Cider from Thatchers combines the heritage of real Somerset cider with a contemporary style designed for a new generation of lovers of this very English drink. In the Thatchers tradition of using freshly pressed English apples, Vintage, as its name suggests, is produced from only the best apples cropped in a single good year. After being cold filtered, fermented then blended, Thatchers Vintage is matured slowly in oak vats, giving this robust cider an intense apple character with a lively sparkle.

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3.2
gegwilson (3676) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2017
Pours gold with a rim of froth. Sweet apple and sherbet with a little dryness in the finish. A bit watery, but otherwise decent.

3.5
k0mpsa (2925) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Bottle at uuno kesäterassi, järvenpää. Clear golden color, some bubbles. Aroma has hint of oak and fresh apples. Nice fresh taste, some earth, some oak. Nice balance.

3.3
phfyysik (1251) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2016
Pours yellow with very thin head. Aroma is rotten apples, some fruits, sweetness, fermented juice, some cellar. Taste is bitter, woody, light sourness, bitterness, barrels, some cellar. Nice!

3.6
Gurthnar (5816) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Very nicely rounded in both aroma and flavour, light oaky, nothing else but apples. Hint of pear imo, but probably a phantom flavour. Quite good.

3.5
Cuso (8616) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle kindly shared by Gurthnar, many thanks.Unclera golden color with small white head. Apples, light sourness in aroma. Sweet apples in taste together with clove. Good.

3.9
BitchPls (808) - FINLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Lovely sunset yellow cider with a white foam. Fresh apples aroma. Crispy carbonation. Medium sweet a little tart or sour apple flavor. I really like this cider as it has more depth than the Westons vintage in my opinion.

2.9
edsspoon (894) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle (2013) - Pale amber with a fizzy beige head that fizzles away fairly quickly. Aroma of wood and apple peelings. Taste of sweet apple, oak, hay, little bit of plastic. Medium sweetness and light tartness.

3.1
ManVsBeer (10266) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle from Sainsburys, Headingley. 2013 Vintage. Golden and dry tasting with plenty of apple flavour. Has a light drinking texture.

3.3
Senka (1082) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 5, 2014
50cl 2012 Vintage. Pours golden clear with thin head. Aroma of barrels, bar cider cellar (live cider in this case) and autumn apples. Wonderful medium dry cider. Alcohol is not noticeable, body is medium with soft carbonation and soft, oily texture. Enjoyable both room temperature warm and served at 8 deg. Love to try earlier years.

3.2
thirstyrabbit (1849) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle (2012). Quite deep golden body with a disappearing head. Aroma has sweet peary esters and sweet apple jam. Also booze. Sweet taste with honey and apple jam. Some light woodiness and a bit of alcohol bitterness in the finish which later gets more intensive, even medicinal and at times resembles rotten apples. Nice and juicy but not really complex.


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