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”. […]

Hawkes Urban Orchard apple cider review – “A confidently woody, full-bodied drink” (8.5/10).

Hawkes Urban Orchard apple cider review – “A confidently woody, full-bodied drink” (8.5/10). The Good “Full mouthfeel”. “Recycling brand message”. “Confident woody flavour”. “Natural taste and smell”. “Fruity smell”. “Pleasant acidity levels”. “Very smooth”. “Fairly practical”. “Good medium dryness as promised”. “Nice woody and natural lasting aftertaste”. The Bad “Very pricey”. “Acidity slightly weak”. “Woodiness […]

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”. […]

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”. […]

Orchard pig – The Charmer cider – ” Watery, well-balanced, but naturally weak tasting”. (7.5/10).

Orchard pig – The Charmer review – ” Watery, well-balanced, and naturally weak tasting”. (7.5/10). The Good ” Informative and consistent bottle branding”. “Practical and Affordable”. ” Pleasant woody complexity”. ” Natural smooth and fruity taste”. ” All rounder”. ” Good subtle dryness”. ” Light carbonation as promised”. ” Pleasant fruity smell”. ” Not sickly […]

Orchard pig – The Reveller cans review (8.75/10).- “Slightly sickly, Lacking tang, but a well balanced complex cider, which delivers brand promises, practically”.

Orchard pig – The Reveller cans review (8.75/10) “Slightly sickly, Lacking tang, but a well balanced complex cider which delivers brand promises, practically”. The Good “Moist cider consistent with brand”. “Perfectly medium body”. ” Subtle woody complexity”. ” Well balanced drink”. ” Practical and good value”. ” Lightly carbonated as promised”. ” Natural Apple sweetness […]