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Brewed by Zeffer Brewing Company
Style: Perry
Matakana, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Pear cider is a smooth juicy little number with a light fizz and a hint of natural sweetness. In each and every bottle there’s a smattering of Sandspit salt-spray, a whisper of warm Tawharanui wind and countless hours of Matakana sunshine which we reckon makes it pretty darn tasty.

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3.2
CyborgX (109) - THAILAND - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle - little aroma, but perfectly balanced taste, neither sweet nor dry, and no detectable aftertaste, just good refreshing cider ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
deanso (10133) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - FEB 6, 2015
4cl on tap at Mikkeller Bangkok beer week. Almost no head. Clear pale golden pour. It looks like a glass of white wine. Dry slightly tart aftertaste. Quite decent.

2.4
wlajwl (6809) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Aroma is pears, mild sweetness and plastic. The flavor is pears, mild sweetness and a tangy/tart finish.

3.2
DSG (14784) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle sample at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Ariel. Very pale golden, white-wine-like color, slightly hazy. Aroma of pears, some green apples, a light sugary hint and some sulphur. Flavor has light sweetness at first, but quickly turns dry and mildly sourish, with pears, some apples and a slightly astringent finish. Refreshing.

3.1
Ernest (7695) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially very small, fizzy, fully diminishing. Body is light yellow. Aroma is notes of white wine (green grape, lime zest, minerals, oak), apple/pear skin. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic. Medium body, watery texture, fizzy carbonation, lightly astringent. This has a somewhat promising, wine-like nose, but ultimately it’s pretty simple and soda-like.

4.4
Hnui999 (15) - SINGAPORE - JUN 11, 2014
Gift from a friend. Really nice cider. Probably the best Pear cider I have had! Nice color and aroma. Perfect balance between sweet and tart. Really refreshing. Will definitely buy again if I see it.

3.4
crossovert (12929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2014
330ml bottle. As with alot of cidres, beut packagingBeer is an extremely hazed pale white. Supper bubbly and effervescent, no head. Smell is crisp but a bit rotteny, subtle earth and band aid. Flavor is nicely dry. Flavor has a bit of tartnes in the finish. It is earthy, slightly rotten, not bad.

2.8
Frank (4194) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2014
This is a pretty decent perry. It has clean fermentation characteristics which lend a pure pear flavor. It is just a bit sweet and very slightly sticky but still drinkable with medium carbonation. This seems to be bottle conditioned with yeast in the bottle and despite being pretty careful, I ended up with a pretty cloudy glassful. Overall, this isn’t bad stuff even if it’s a touch on the bland side.

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Danev76 (505) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2014
Light fruity aroma. Clear pale yellow colour with no head. Nice dry pear flavour slightly mulled. Med body and carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
turnermj (5) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 8, 2013 does not count
Feels a touch sweet following the Zeffer Apple but noticialbly less acidity which may account for the perception of sweetness. Good fruit through the palate and a seamless finish. One of the nicer pear ciders I have tried.


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