Thistly Cross Whisky Cask Cider

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Brewed by Thistly Cross Cider
Style: Cider
Dunbar, Scotland

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cider is matured in Whisky Casks from Glen Moray Distillery. Just enough time passes for the cider to absorb the distinctive tones of the oak and Highland single malt.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
labeerinthum (770) - Milano, ITALY - APR 20, 2017
Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso finisce sul fruttato, particolarmente mela. Lintensit olfattiva elevata e la persistenza olfattiva sufficiente. Il cappello di schiuma resiste poco. Le bollicine sono grandi. La consistenza del liquido limpida. Le bollicine sono fini. La carbonazione media e morbida. Il colore giallo paglierino. Il corpo snello. Il dolce pesante. Lamaro leggero. Lintensit gustativa normale e la persistenza gustativa sufficiente. Il gusto piacevole. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di facile beva. Il finale dissetante e semplice. Il retrogusto di media intensit. Laroma in bocca riporta sentori di frutta, soprattutto mela. Alcol presente.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumore (378) - Rimini, ITALY - APR 2, 2017
From 33cl bottle. Pours fully transparent canary yellow with very limited and not persistent foam. Aroma is fruity, though the apple character is not so strong. The influence of whisky barrel aging is not so evident. Body is medium-light, very low carbonation. Taste is definitely sweet, with a pleasant bitterish feeling in the final, which is still rather short.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11747) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2017
Draught @ The Flying Chariot, Terminal 2, Heathrow Airport. Pours light golden with a few offwhite bubbles for a head. Aroma of sweet, apples, light wood, light notes of whisky. Flavor is light sweet, ripe apples, light wood, oak, mild whisky notes. Medium body, flat carbonation, light sweet finish. 140317

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FinnIckler (363) - GERMANY - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle from ciderandmore.de. Pours clear yellow. Nose is sour apple, oak. Palate is mostly sour apple. This is good, but I dont really notice the whiskey, just a nice sour cider.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
peponi (1760) - Hannover, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2017
Aroma: apples and very weak woody notes. Appearance: clear golden and thin white head. Taste: sweet baked apples, tanines, weak woody, semi-sweet. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: 5 years ago was better, expected something more intensive.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mishnok (242) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2017
From 330ml bottle. Pours straw yellow with some lively carbonation, but no head. You do get a hint of whisky in the aroma. A sweet tasting cider, pleasant refreshing palate of ripe apple and a hint of whisky. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (4321) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2017
Sweet apples, straw, very light whiskey. Clear gold, hardly any head. Light bitter. More sweet apples, molasses, lively carbonation, medium bodied, some more whiskey notes in the finish. Interesting Cider, the whisky notes could be more pronounced though. Bottle at Burger & Lobster, Canary Wharf.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MelvinKalksma (1414) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 14, 2016

Aroma:
Medium aroma of malts, caramel, honey, vanilla and apple.

Appearance:
Clear pale yellow beer with no/a slight white head.

Taste/Palate:
Medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel, honey, vanilla and apple.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense, complex and balanced. How can the appearance be more clear than water, it looks like there is not even anything in the glass. The aroma and flavour are superb for a Cider however, probably thanks to that whiskey barrel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7554) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2016
Clear deep golden color with a small bubbly white head that soon vanish. Decent intensity in the aroma. Medium body and a soft carbonation level. Moderate acidity. Oak, some whisky and typical apple cider flavor.
[On tap at Robert Ransome (JDW) in Ipswich, England]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (23265) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2016 Bottle at home... Golden amber... Thin white lacing... Soft sweet apple... Almist toffee apple pie nose... Light fizzx.... Dry apple up front... Light toffee... Light but very mellow whisky (glen glaussagh) cask at bow... glen moray... Palest Golden amber... Thin white lacing.... Soft dry apple nose... Soft sweet caramelised apple.. Almost cinamon apple pie apple.. Soft easy 3.8


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