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”. […]

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”. […]

Henney’s Dry cider review ( Cold virus present when sampling) – “Where is the dryness please ? !! Developing character, with unique metallic elements.”- (8.75/10).

Henney’s Dry cider review ( Cold virus present when sampling) – “Where is the dryness please ? !! Developing character, with unique metallic elements.”- (8.75/10). Welcome to my second Henney’s review. 2 of 4, sampled and proofread. With a cold still unfortunately. The Good “Natural and fruity smell”. “Very characterful and well balanced”. ” Warming […]

Aspalls Premier Cru Cyder review ” Full-bodied, well balanced, and fruity. A little pricey and dryness sparse though ” – (9.25/10).

Aspalls Premier Cru Cyder review ” Full-bodied, well balanced, and fruity. A little pricey and dryness sparse though ” – (9.25/10). The Good ” Very bold, tangy flavour”. ” Great full mouthfeel”. ” Light carbonation as promised”. ” Plenty of sweetness in the fruity taste”. ” Practical alcohol level per bottle”. ” Great history and […]

Orchard Pig – The Truffler review (9/10) ” Non-bitter dryness and strong branding, with natural flavour. I’d love bolder flavour though “.

Orchard Pig – The Truffler review (9/10) ” Non-bitter dryness and strong branding, with natural flavour. I’d love bolder flavour though “. The Good ” Excellent bottle branding with clear expectations”. ” Practical alcohol level”. ” Non-bitter dry”. ” Light carbonation”. ” Tangy acidity”. ” Non-watery mouthfeel”. ” Super smooth and well rounded”. ” Smooth, […]

Aspall Suffolk Draught Cyder ( Red label) review “Great acidity and mouthfeel, but lacking in dryness, value, or anything unique” – (7.5/10).

Aspall Suffolk Draught Cyder ( Red label) review “Great acidity and mouthfeel, but lacking in dryness, value, or anything unique” – (7.5/10). The Good – Great history and bottle design. – Subtle balance done well. – Punchy tang with light carbonation. – Some dryness. – Ideal mouthfeel and not watery. – Pleasant smell. The Bad […]

Maeloc Sidra Seca “dry”-“Costly, fruity non-dry with tang but no balance” – (8/10)

Maeloc Sidra seca dry review ( 8/10) ” Costly, fruity with tangy sharpness lacking balance or dryness”. The Good ” Lovely, natural and fruity flavour”. ” Subtle, yet effective branding”. ” Great natural tang with sharpness”. ” Full-bodied and complex”. ” Exciting and different”. The Bad ” Tang overpowering for fruity flavour”. ” Lacking carbonation”. […]