Henry Weston’s British Vintage – Medium Dry Cider Review- “Woody and tangy nature, with overbearing acidity” (8.75/10).

Henry Weston’s British Vintage – Medium Dry Cider Review- “Woody and tangy nature, with overbearing acidity” (8.75/10).  Note: I had a cold when reviewing this drink, so taste may have been affected. Smell was affected too much to comment on, so this was omitted from the review.  The Good “Very practical”.  “Good value”.  “Appropriate backstory”.  […]

Henry Weston’s Vintage Rose review – “Character and nature, in a slightly thin body” (8.25/10).

Henry Weston’s Vintage Rose review – “Character and nature, in a slightly thin body” (8.25/10). The Good “Consistent branding”. “Good backstory”. “Informative bottle”. “Fairly practical”. “Good woodiness”. “Natural flavour”. “Natural aftertaste”. “Smooth”. “Session-able”. “Natural smell”.   The Bad “Not well-balanced”. “Acidity too strong”. “Carbonation too light”. “Thin mouthfeel”. “Expensive”. “No dryness”. “Smell not floral”. “Sweetness […]

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 […]

Capel road (Blend no.3) review ” Yellow can compensating for lack of character”- (6.5/10).

Capel road (Blend no.3) review ” Yellow can compensating for lack of character”- (6.5/10). The Good ” Practical units per can” ” subtle carbonation and oaky notes”. ” subtle yet pleasant sweetness”. The Bad ” no real USP except packaging”. ” showy branding not applicable to subtle taste”. ” lack of depth of flavour” ” lack of […]

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).

Henry Weston’s Medium-dry “Signature Vintage” review – “Wood and character, dance around your tastebuds” – (9.5/10).   The Good “Nice bottle presentation”. “Practical”. “Inexpensive”. “Woody scent, as expected”. “Smooth throughout”. “Pleasant natural tang”. “Lovely medium dryness”. “Great balance”. “Moderate natural sweetness”. “Pleasant woody notes” “Varied blend throughout sampling”. “Non-sickly aftertaste”. “Full-flavoured”. “Ideal medium mouthfeel”. The […]

Waitrose Duchy Organic Herefordshire 2017 vintage cider review (6/10)- “Watery and sickly- sweet apples. Natural, but indifferent”.

Waitrose Duchy Organic Herefordshire 2017 vintage cider review (6/10)- “Watery and sickly- sweet apples. Natural, but indifferent”. The Good “Year of vintage specified on bottle”. “Good brand message”. “Pleasant looking bottle”. “Natural smell and taste”. “Some wood in the flavour”. The Bad “No USP”. “Impractical”. “Expensive”. “Weak smell”. “Watery mouthfeel”. “Sickly sweetness”. “Lack of balance”. […]

Henry Weston’s Oak-aged Vintage cider.- “Subtle nature, with a pleasant smell and aftertaste. Limited identity though, except for hints of wood and bitterness deeper down” – (7.75/10).

Henry Weston’s Oak-aged Vintage cider. – “Subtle nature, with a pleasant smell and aftertaste. Limited identity though, except for hints of wood and bitterness deeper down” – (7.75/10). P.s I didn’t win the VIP cooking experience with Neil Rankin. The Good ” Subtle bitter aftertaste”. ” Non-sickly flavour”. ” Natural, woody flavour”. ” Some character”. […]

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” […]