Wyld Wood Organic cider review “Fruity, Natural, and Full-bodied” – (7.5/10).

Wyld Wood Organic cider review “Fruity, Natural, and Full-bodied” – (7.5/10). The Good “Smooth smell”. “Natural smell”. “Pleasant full-bodied nature, in taste and aftertaste”. “Persistently pleasant aftertaste”. “Medium level of dryness, as would be expected from a good Herefordshire cider”. “Nice, subtle tang”. The Bad “Slight bitterness, lack of sweetness or carbonation”. “Brand doesn’t advertise […]

Henry Westons Medium Dry “Organic” cider review – “Woody and tangy. Distinctive, but not exceptional” (9.25/10).

Henry Westons Medium Dry “Organic” cider review “Woody and tangy. Distinctive, but not exceptional”- (9.25/10). The Good “Lots of woody character”. “Distinctive USP”. “Good value”. “Practical”. “Helpful bottle design and backstory”. “Distinctive orange label”. “Plenty of tang”. “Woody and natural smell”. “Natural taste”. “Well balanced, as promised”. “Some natural sweetness”. “Delightful medium mouthfeel”. “Full flavour […]

“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 […]