#176 Blackthorn Reserve cider review “Harsh and unbalanced. Traits present, but in anarchy” – (5.5/10).

Blackthorn Reserve cider review “Harsh and unbalanced. Traits present, but in anarchy” – (5.5/10). The Good “Sweetness present, as promised”. “Light carbonation, as promised”. “Great price”. “Some acidity present”. “Full flavoured”. “Fairly practical”. The Bad “Thin mouthfeel”. “Taste not natural”. “Too much sweetness”. “Acidity too strong”. “Dryness too harsh”. “Unbalanced”. “No bottle backstory”. “You have […]

#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 […]