#32 Newcastle-under-Lyme near Stoke on Trent Lymedale suites aparthotel (Room 47)- 7/10 ” Kitchenette with sofa but incessant road noise”.

Lymedale suites hotel review (Room 47) – (7/10) Good” Kitchenette as part of the room”.” Bar downstairs easy to access and staff aiming to please”.” Great standard of cleanliness in and outside your room”. Bad” Not a great view out of the window”.” Incessant road noise and non- central location”.” Lack of a hairdryer or […]

#31 Churchwards original cider ” Medium dry with a nice smell” – (6/10)

Churchwards original cider review ” A medium dry with a nice smell but nothing else”. (6/10) The Good” Pleasant level of dryness”.” Some eye catching packaging and a smooth smell”. The Bad” Lack of character with a watery taste”.” No real brand identity”.” Does not describe any of the positives in the packaging”. Packaging Upon […]

#30 New county hotel Gloucester (7.5/10) – “Central and homely lacking luxury slightly”

New county hotel review ( Room 17) ” Well located, homely hotel lacking a few mod cons and luxury” (7.5/10) The Good” great value, friendly staff”” good provisions including hairdryer and mirror”” central location and clean room service”” warm and homely atmosphere and decor” The Bad” TV was a little small and lack of luxury […]

#29 Scrumpy jack cider review (8/10) ” Tangy and fruity but limited fizz and practicality”

Scrumpy jack cider review (8/10) ” Tangy and fruity but limited fizz and practicality” Packaging Scrumpy jack appears in a picturesquely decorated can with splashes of colour such as yellow, white and green depicting a countryside scene with a large apple tree. The apple tree has a small bucket full of harvested apples. The cider […]

#28 Blackthorn gold cider (7/10) ” some nice acidity”

Blackthorn gold cider review (7/10) ” not a medium dry but some pleasantly powered acidity” The Good“Very pleasant and not overpowering acidity”” Good value and practical” The Bad” Lack of attributes including dryness, carbonation and sweetness”” Other than acid no real indication of fruit” Packaging The packaging is a split colour bottle with a combination […]

#27 Cornish Rattler cider (6.5/10) ” More of a panda really”.

Cornish rattler cider review (6.5/10) The Good “Good and interesting packaging with a pleasant smell”” Fruity taste, carbonation and dryness apparent with huge subtlety” The Bad “Too subtle to establish any real identity and too watery to truly enjoy”” no potent flavour, sweetness, carbonation or acidity”” does not live up to its name perhaps should […]

#26 Stowford press cans ” Subtle tang and acidity with a yeasty scent” (7.5/10)

Smell Stowford press cider review (7.5/10) The Good “Pleasant , yet subtle tang and acidity level with a smooth yeasty scent”” Subtle, yet lingering fruit aftertaste”” Sweetness was adequate, yet not overwhelming”” Pleasant, fruity and sweet flavour “” Slightly watery to balance the sweetness and acidity” The Bad ” Not as dry as described, yet […]

#25 Ipswich, suffolk Holiday express review ( Room 144) – 7.5/10

Holiday express hotel review (Room 144) (7.5/10) The Good” Great atmosphere and facilities”” Room was modern and spacious” The Bad” Staff were a little slow and disorganised on checkin”” The value was good yet the price a little high”” The room lacked a few finer details”   Atmosphere The hotels’ reception was light and spacious […]