“Cidersmiths Harry Masters’ Jersey” craft cider review (7.75/10) – “A fizzy and refreshingly moist cider; Tangy, harsh, with no dryness or character.”

“Cidersmiths Harry Masters’ Jersey” craft cider review (7.75/10) – “A fizzy and refreshingly moist cider; Tangy, harsh, with no dryness or character.” The Good “Well-balanced”. “Moderate carbonation”. “Harsh, with natural punchy tang”. “Some sweetness”. “Non-sickly taste”. “Confident and natural scent”. “Smooth drinking experience”. “Lasting tangy aftertaste”. The Bad “Is it mono-varietal ?”. “Weak branding”. “No […]

Hestons’ Waitrose spiced mulled cider (7.5/10) ” Unique, punchy and spicy alcohol”.

Heston from Waitrose spiced mulled cider review (8.5/10) as alcohol (7.5/10) as cider “Unique, punchy, spicy alcohol. maybe a cider”. The Good “Pleasant warming tang and punchy spicy smell”. ” Great value and branding”. ” Full-bodied as necessary with strong flavour”. ” Pleasantly warming and spicy taste”. The Bad ” Lack of carbonation or sweetness”. […]

Henry Westons’ ” Medium dry” oak aged vintage 2016 – (8.25/10)

Henry Westons “Medium-dry” oak aged vintage cider 2016 (8.25/10) The Good ” Great value and distinctive branding”. ” Pleasant warming aftertaste and carbonation”. ” Full-bodied with an enjoyable tang”. ” Balanced drink without astringency”. The Bad ” Lack of fruity flavour and sweetness”. ” Not medium dry as described”. ” Lack of blurb or backstory”. […]

Westons’ Old Rosie cloudy cider ” Excellent full-bodied medium-dry lacking fruity sweetness”- (9/10)

Westons old Rosie cloudy cider review ” Excellent full bodied medium dry without fruity sweetness” – ( 9/10)   The Good ” Reasonably priced and practical”. ” Accomplished medium dryness as advertised”. ” Excellent branding with a pretty bottle”. ” Full-bodied and has a strong flavour”. ” Pleasant and lasting yeasty scent”. ” Soothing aftertaste” […]

Stowford press cans ” Subtle tang and acidity with a yeasty scent” (7.5/10)

Stowford press cider review (7.5/10) The good “Pleasant , yet subtle tang and acidity level with a smooth yeasty scent” ” Subtle, yet lingering fruit aftertaste” ” Sweetness was adequate, yet not overwhelming” ” Pleasant, fruity and sweet flavour ” ” Slightly watery to balance the sweetness and acidity” The bad ” Not as dry […]

Premium vintage cider 2015 from Herefordshire by Jonathan Blair ( H. Weston and sons) review (6.5/10)

Premium vintage cider 2015 from Herefordshire by Jonathan Blair ( H. Weston and sons) review (6.5/10) Packaging The black label contrasts with the white text beautifully with a subtle gold to match the amber hue of the fluid. The font is traditional to match the vintage theme. On the corner is the bit that gets […]