Galipette Biologique cidre review (8.5/10) – ” Weak and pricey, but naturally tangy”.

Galipette Biologique cidre review (8.5/10) – ” Weak and pricey, but naturally tangy”. The Good “Good looking bottle”. “Confident tartness”. “Lasting natural taste and aftertaste”. “Beautiful floral aroma”. “Some natural sweetness”. “Branding consistent with flavour”. The Bad “Not fully practical”. “Tartness too dominant”. “Sweetness too little”. “No unique taste elements”. “Carbonation too light”. “Too rich […]

Galipette Brut cider review – ” Natural and yeasty fruit, without dryness, in a medium mouthfeel” (8.75/10).

Galipette Brut cider review – ” Natural and yeasty fruit, without dryness, in a medium mouthfeel” (8.75/10). The Good “Tangy, natural smell”. “Good acidity level”. “Well-balanced fruity tang”. “Smooth taste and aftertaste”. “Character from bread-like taste elements”. “Sweetness provided by natural fruit”. “Lovely medium mouthfeel”. “Good backstory”. “Lasting natural aftertaste”. “Practical alcohol level”. “Good value […]

Thatchers Summer vintage 2017 review (9.25/10) – The drink appeared very well-balanced, boasting lots of uniqueness, and character. Plenty of quirky elements seldom seen, were apparent too.

Thatchers Summer vintage 2017 review (9.25/10) – The drink appeared very well-balanced, boasting lots of uniqueness, and character. Plenty of quirky elements seldom seen, were apparent too. The Good “Inspiring branding”. “Lots of carbonation”. “Plenty of sweetness”. “Medium-dryness as promised”. “Practical and good value”. “Great balance”. “Good character and uniqueness”. “Some bitterness”. “Some woodiness”. “Fresh […]

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”. […]

SidaStroll 1- Johnny Depp and the West – MY new ebook just 1.99 !

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”. […]