Hawkes Urban Orchard apple cider review – “A confidently woody, full-bodied drink” (8.5/10).

Hawkes Urban Orchard apple cider review – “A confidently woody, full-bodied drink” (8.5/10). The Good “Full mouthfeel”. “Recycling brand message”. “Confident woody flavour”. “Natural taste and smell”. “Fruity smell”. “Pleasant acidity levels”. “Very smooth”. “Fairly practical”. “Good medium dryness as promised”. “Nice woody and natural lasting aftertaste”. The Bad “Very pricey”. “Acidity slightly weak”. “Woodiness […]

Dunkerton’s Black fox cider review (9.5/10) – “Mind blowing all-rounder, with great character and brand identity. After tweaks to carbonation and tang, very hard to fault”.

There’s nothing more festive than a Black fox Organic ? Or is there ? … Have a very (but not too), merry Christmas. Then make sure it was merry enough before new year 🙂 The Good “Practical”. “Quite competitive in price”. “Interesting backstory and brand message”. “Good bottle design”. “Nice and tangy, natural smell”. “Great, […]

Breton Cidre, Loic Raison Doux luxury cider review (8.5/10) – “Incredibly fresh and fruity balance, dulled by high costs and low practicality”.

Breton Cidre, Loic Raison Doux luxury cider review (8.5/10) – “Incredibly fresh and fruity balance, dulled by high costs and low practicality”. The Good “Very natural with persistent, fruity aroma”. “Lasting scent”. “Moderate sparkle”. “Good balance and smoothness”. “Non-sickly fruity USP”. “Certain unique champagne or wine, element”. “Pleasant tang”. “Full bodied as promised”. “Pleasant natural […]

Apple cider – Low alcohol by Waitrose review – “Lightly-carbonated, low-alcohol drink with character. Hidden with too much sweetness, but could be a standard strength cider” – (8.5/10).

Apple cider – Low alcohol by Waitrose review – “Lightly-carbonated, low-alcohol drink with character. Hidden with too much sweetness, but could be a standard strength cider” – (8.5/10). The Good “Great light carbonation”. “Noticeable natural sweetness”. “Pleasant light tang”. “Natural flavour”. “Medium mouthfeel”. “Branding colours and message strong”. “Smooth flavour”. “Good value”. “Characterful, natural smell”. […]

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Fan of Johnny depp or booze ? check out my new Ebook released today !! : Sidastroll 1- Johnny Depp and the west, just 1.99 for IPad, iPhone, PC or kindle. ( Link at the end of this post !!) Choose a cider for Johnny Depp and yourself, with our concise West Country cider review […]

Sainsbury’s Low alcohol cider review – ” Better than apple juice, but lacking the complexity and flavour depth, of good cider” (6.0/10).

Apple cider – Low alcohol – Medium-dry by Sainsbury’s review – ” Better than apple juice, but lacking the complexity and flavour depth, of good cider” (6.0/10). The Good “Competitive in price”. “Practical”. “Good label information”. “Inoffensive smell”. “Natural taste”. “Lasting, natural aftertaste”. “Better than apple juice”. “Smooth and fruity taste”. The Bad “Watery mouthfeel”. […]

Harry Sparrow Aspall’s cider review (9.0/10) – “A strong contender thanks to consistent brand message, and taste profile. Pricey and impractical though”.

Harry Sparrow Aspall’s cider review (9.0/10) – “A strong contender thanks to consistent brand message, and taste profile. Pricey and impractical though”. The Good ” Full, natural smell”. ” Ideal, medium mouthfeel”. ” Great tart and sweet balance”. ” Developing natural acidity”. ” Light carbonation as promised”. ” Medium dryness from word go as promised”. […]

Aspalls Imperial Vintage (7.5/10) – ” Bitter-dryness, overshadowing some developing character”.

Aspalls Imperial Vintage (7.5/10) ” Bitter-dryness, overshadowing some developing character”. The Good ” Branding with curious backstory”. ” Oozing rich history”. ” Understated, yet celebratory bottle design”. ” Noticeable dryness”. ” Developing woodiness”. ” Developing natural tang”. The Bad ” Harsh aftertaste”. ” Slightly thin mouthfeel”. ” Pricier than many other Aspall’s”. ” Quite practical”. […]

Cornish Orchards Gold cider review ” Well rounded, with a degree of uniqueness, natural aroma and great natural acidity”. – (8.5/10).

Cornish Orchards Gold cider review ” Well rounded, with a degree of uniqueness, natural aroma and great natural acidity”. – (8.5/10). The Good ” Great brand message”. ” Good all-rounder”. ” Distinctive tart apple and bitterness in taste”. ” Mostly consistent taste and branding”. ” Light carbonation as promised”. ” Fully natural flavour”. ” Medium […]

Chaplin and Corks Somerset “Gold” cider review “More bearable than “K” Cider, yet a rather nasty aftertaste. Some sparkle and acidity were present though – (5/10).

Chaplin and Corks Somerset “Gold” cider review “More bearable than “K” Cider, yet a rather nasty aftertaste. Some sparkle and acidity were present though – (5/10). The Good ” Light carbonation” ” Cheap”. ” Some acidity”. ” Dryness present”. ” Subtle aroma”. The Bad ” Limited character”. ” Basic branding and backstory”. ” Watery mouthfeel”. […]