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RATINGS: 644   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Woodchuck Amber Draft Cider was the first style of cider produced under the Woodchuck label. It is made from a blend of apples and fermented with champagne yeast to produce a great tasting and refreshing product.

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strap (966) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2017
sweet and highly carbonated. nice aroma. smooth, but sugary and heavy on the gut. can’t do more than 1.

3.8
ChadPolenz (1847) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: C1A New World Cider

AROMA: More sweet than dry (medium to med-dry range). Clean red apple aroma. Faint acid. 8/12

APPEARANCE: Golden/light amber hue. Near brilliant clarity. Slow steady CO2 visible. Small white foam and trace lacing. 3/3

FLAVOR: Sweeter palette than nose would suggest (but in no way cloying). Taste is akin to standard apple juice; no spices or additives. Light tartness/acidity on the backend with mostly clean finish. 15/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium-light body; low carbonation. Extremely smooth and refreshing. No linger acidity. 4/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Pretty much everything you expect in a standard hard cider. Solid, to-spec, and highly drinkable. 8/10

TOTAL SCORE: 38/50


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drpimento (3762) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 24, 2016
This is a very generic cider with a pale amber appearance. Aroma is sweet apple. Flavor is like nose plus the carbonic tang and not much else. Finish is fairly short and like flavor. Boring.

3.9
ordybill (1815) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2016
poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Has a fairly crisp flavor but is very sweet. Not a bad cider.

3
Intricate08 (52) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2016
The measuring stick by which ciders should be compared. By that I mean, a true baseline-- aroma is a champagne-like apple. Headless pour, with a middle-of-the-road sweetness that is just sweet enough to not overwhelm. A bit sticky on the palate, almost syrupy. Not too sharp. A hint of tartness on the backend.

3.4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2016
[email protected] Door, Helsinki. Golden colour, no head. aroma is apple, some sweetness, mild nectar and wood. Flavour is apples, some mild green apple skins as well as quite sugary notes. Flavour is similar. A bit too sugary, but while it was fridge cold it was atleast refreshing.

3.2
Vestlake (279) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 17, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours apple juice color. Aroma and taste are both apple juice. Good if you’re in the mood for cider.

3.2
minutemat (6063) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
355ml bottle @ ALB bar, Shrewsbury. Not sure if this was a seperate entry, as it’s from a bottle, but can’t be bothered entering a new one. Pours fairly clear gold, white bubbly head. Sweet apple aroma. Taste is smooth, slick with a syrupy sweet cider character. Pleasant, easy-drinking. Decent.

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SarkyNorthener (4847) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle from Brains Wines, Netherton. Golden amber cider, some light carbonation. Aroma of apple juice. Taste is sweet apple juice and a little wood. Pretty run of the mill sweet cider.

3.4
ozzy70 (1283) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 20, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours golden with no head. Aroma of apple juice and sweetness. Taste was same, sweet apple juice.


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