IT horror movie review (9/10) – “Ineffably macabre, ending a little mediocre”.

IT horror review The Good “Lighting effects”. “Dual storyline”. “Tension built before shocks”. “Eerie music employed”. “Unexpected events”. “Charming character personalities”. “Lots of individual characters”. “Stunning scenery”. “Lots of regular shocks”. “Really scary depiction of evil”. The Bad “Slightly too long”. “Settings not varied enough”. “Ending not shocking enough”. Intro Last weeks horror review was […]

West Country cider “2019 Special edition Sidastroll 1” – cider rating collection by Ben Hattrell ( Released September 2019)

West Country cider “2019 Special edition Sidastroll 1” – by Ben Hattrell ( Released September 2019). Cider guide and rating ebook with poetry and summaries. Check it out here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Sidastroll-Johnny-Depp-Ben-Hattrell-ebook/dp/B07LBZBJZ8 Blisters on feet ? After a long day hiking in the Herefordshire hills there probably isn’t anything better than a cool drink. With most of […]

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).   The Good “Nice bottle presentation”. “Practical”. “Inexpensive”. “Woody scent, as expected”. “Smooth throughout”. “Pleasant natural tang”. “Lovely medium dryness”. “Great balance”. “Moderate natural sweetness”. “Pleasant woody notes” “Varied blend throughout sampling”. “Non-sickly aftertaste”. “Full-flavoured”. “Ideal medium mouthfeel”. The […]

Thatchers Rose cider review (8.25/10) -“Distinctive and natural apple flavour, yet nothing to support it”.

Thatchers Rose cider review (8.25/10) -“Distinctive and natural apple flavour, yet nothing to support it”. The Good “Lasting, natural aftertaste”. “Practical alcohol level”. “Colourful, clear branding”. “Full-flavoured”. “Smooth”. “Thin mouthfeel but held flavour well”. “Individual flavour”. “Some natural sweetness”. “Well balanced”. The Bad “No dryness”. “Carbonation lighter than promised”. “Tartness weak”. “Weak smell”. “Expensive”. “No […]

Sainsbury’s English vintage cider review (8.5/10) Palette soothingly natural vintage, isn’t distinctive enough for greatness though”.

Sainsbury’s English vintage cider review (8.5/10) Palette soothingly natural vintage, isn’t distinctive enough for greatness though”. The Good “Natural flavour”. “Confidently tangy apple flavour”. “Reasonably priced”. “Good bottle colour scheme”. “Good balance”. “Light carbonation”. “Pleasant medium mouthfeel”. “Full flavour”. “Natural and Lasting smell”. “Smooth taste and aftertaste”. The Bad “No USP”. “No dryness”. “Sweetness present, […]

Sxollie Granny Smiths cider review (8.0/10) – “Pricey and tangy in a spiky way”.

Sxollie Granny Smiths cider review (8.0/10) “Pricey and tangy in a spiky way”. The Good “Pleasant, natural smell. “Practical”. “Light carbonation”. “Natural tang and sweetness”. “Lasting natural aftertaste”. “Delightful, medium mouthfeel”. “Good brand image and message”. “Full-flavoured”. The Bad “Not smooth”. “Harsh tartness”. “Sickly sweetness”. “Expensive”. “No dryness”. “No USP”. “Unbalanced”. Packaging With 8.5 and […]

Sheppy’s “Original cloudy cider” review- (8.5/10) “Well-balanced, delightfully tart drink. No real USP, means the drink is good rather than excellent”.

Sheppy’s “Original cloudy cider” review- (8.5/10) “Well-balanced, delightfully tart drink. No real USP, means the drink is good rather than excellent”. The Good “Fairly practical”. “Natural, tangy smell”, “Good natural acidity level”. “Natural taste”. “Carbonation light, as promised”. “Plenty of natural sweetness”. “Lasting natural aftertaste”. “Very smooth taste”. “Sweetness and acidity well balanced”. “Great medium […]

Sheppy’s 200 special edition cider review (9.25/10) – “Freshly balanced, with a unique combination of luscious attributes.”

Sheppy’s 200 special edition cider review (9.25/10) – “Freshly balanced, with a unique combination of luscious attributes.” The Good “Plenty of tradition and history”. “Branding message clear”. “Expectations for drink easy to establish”. “Medium dryness as promised”. “Good levels of natural tartness”. “Great balance”. “Lasting, natural aftertaste”. “Distinctive woody element”. “Silky smooth”. “Freshness of apple […]

Cornish Orchards Dry cider review (6.25/10) – “Harshly distinctive, artificial and woody, dry. Quite a few elements either weak or missing though”.

Cornish Orchards Dry cider review (6.25/10) – “Harshly distinctive, artificial and woody, dry. Quite a few elements either weak or missing though”. The Good “Decorative bottle designs”. “Good level of dryness”. “Unique element apparent”. “Nice woodiness present”. “Persistent aftertaste”. The Bad “Limited history on website”. “Artificial smell”. “Not enough sweetness”. “Slightly thin mouthfeel”. “Artificial taste”. […]

Angioletti Secco cider review. (8.25/10)- Strong performer in refreshing nature. Could have used some dryness and uniqueness though.

Angioletti Secco cider review. (8.25/10)- Strong performer in refreshing nature.Could have used some dryness and uniqueness though. The Good “Subtle natural sweetness”. “Light carbonation as promised”. “Naturally tangy body”. “Lasting tangy aftertaste”. “Pleasant natural smell”. “Nicely balanced”. “Smooth taste”. “Full flavoured”. “Classy bottle colour scheme”. “Branding nicely consistent with taste”. The Bad “Only medium mouthfeel”. […]