Cider Notes for Beer festival 2017

Cider notes describing the Ciders that will be included in the Festival

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CIDER TASTING NOTES 2017

 

C1           Apple & Blackberry - 4%                                                                   Brewery: Lilley’s

                A delicious lightly sparkled Apple and Blackberry cider, serve with any meal or enjoy on its own.

 

C2           Apple Mead – 4.0&                                                                                            Brewery: Lilley’s

A cross between cider & wine in taste. It's smooth & sweet with both the honey & the apple flavours coming through.

 

C3           Apples & Pears – 5.2%                                                                       Brewery: Lilley’s

                Made from 88% pear 12% apple sweet in flavour with a mouth watering almost exotic taste.

 

C4           Autumn Magic – 4.0%                                                                       Brewery: Gwynt

Autumn Magic Cider & Blackberry bursts with a fruity aroma, reminiscent of enchanting autumn days.
Suitable for vegetarians, vegans and coeliacs.

 

C5           Bee Sting Still - 5.2%                                                                                          Brewery: Lilley’s

                Sweet but incredibly refreshing with a glorious fresh tasting pear flavour and wonderful pear aroma.

 

C6           Blackberry & Elder – 4.0%                                                                Brewery: Sheppys

Blackberry with the addition of elderflower, to create a fruity taste with a floral aroma.

 

C7           Boxing Boy – 7.5%                                                                                              Brewery: MW

Whitehead's makes this strong cider from apples with a high sugar content, including Worcester and Cox.

 

C8           Butcher’s Dog – 5.5%                                                                                         Brewery: Circle

Sweet Cider. A full apple flavour balancing sweetness and acidity which go head to head to be the last flavour you can taste.

 

C9           Cheeky Pig – 7.5%                                                                                              Brewery: Lilleys

                A medium dry blended Perry and Cider packed full of crisp refreshing flavour

 

C10         Colider – 4.0%                                                                                                     Brewery: Lilley’s

               Blended Apple & Cola, Smooth, Caramel

 

C11         Crazy Goat – 6.8%                                                                                              Brewery: Lilleys

                A medium sweet mix of perry and cider expertly blended giving it a mouth-watering juicy flavour.

 

C12         Cuckoo Penny – 4.0%                                                                                        Brewery: Celtic

A medium cider with a subtle tart of rhubarb juice.

 

C13         Darkcider – 7.5%                                                                                 Brewery: Lilleys

This mysterious cider has a completely unique character. Dark in colour it has woody & caramel

notes & has been carefully crafted to appeal more to ale drinkers than our other ciders. Medium dry.

 

C14         Dirty Harry’s – 4.0%                                                                                           Brewery: Harry’s

                Refreshing Cider with Raspberry & Blackcurrant flavours.

 

C15         Elderflower – 4.0%                                                                                             Brewery: Thistly

Elderflower Cider packs a serious taste punch. blended with fresh elderflowers, colour is rich, golden caramel. With a fruity nose & dry on the palate. Refreshing, distinctive & zesty.

 

C16         Flash Harry’s – 4.0%                                                                                           Brewery: Harry’s

                Mango and Lime, Tasty and fresh, with a citrus kick and Just the right amount of cider aftertaste.

 

C17         Fruit Bat – 4.0%                                                                                   Brewery: Snailsbank

Crisp apple cider blended with Strawberry, Raspberry and Blackcurrant.

 

C18         Gladiator – 8.4%                                                                                 Brewery: Lilleys

Gladiator cider, this strong rustic cider with its Roman flair has everything. Well rounded, fruity,

packed full of flavour and is intoxicatingly easy to drink for an 8.4% cider. Medium

 

C19         Honeyed Cider – 4.0%                                                                       Brewery: Lilleys

A cloudy rustic cider which has been back sweetened with honey to create a smooth & silky cider. bursting with apple flavour.

 

C20         Lemon & Ginger – 4%                                                                                        Brewery: Lilleys

This unfiltered medium dry cider has been expertly blended to bring out the zing of the lemon

and ginger. Great served cold or warm, this cider is a great winter warmer.

 

C21         Lemon & Lime – 4%                                                                                            Brewery: Lilleys

                Delicious blend of lemon and lime juice with Somerset apple cider.

 

C22         Mango – 4%                                                                                                         Brewery: Lilleys

                Smooth & sophisticated mango cider made with ample portions of mango juice & Somerset cider.

 

C23       Monkey Mango – 4.0%                                                                                       Brewery: Cockeyed

                Sweet and tropical fruity cider, with a refreshing mango taste.

 

C24        Muscle Mary – 4.0%                                                                                            Brewery: Cotswold

               A lush crystal fresh raspberry blush cider.

 

C25        Newtons Discovery – 8.0%                                                                                Brewery: MW

                  A revival of a historical light and dry cider made for quaffing whilst you work.

 

C26       Old Rosie – 7.3%                                                                                                   Brewery: Weston’s

                Full flavoured, apply, cloudy scrumpy, with a well balanced medium dry character.

 

C27         Pear & Raspberry – 4%                                                                      Brewery: Lilleys

Pear and Raspberry cider a fruity delight with a sharp bite of raspberry. A refreshing drink whether rain or shine.

 

C28         Pear Light Perry – 3.8%                                                                     Brewery: MW

Medium - sweet. The only perry that has water in, as it is a mixture of a 1st and 2nd pressing. The 2nd pressing has water added to re-hydrate the fruit, to assist pressing out the remaining colour, juice & flavours.  Often cloudy, it has good flavours despite being lower strength. Varieties include Doyenne du comice, Thorn, Blakeney Red & Conference.

 

C29         Pickled Parrot- 4.0%                                                                                           Brewery: Lilley’s

 This traditional perry is naturally cloudy and full of flavour. It is of medium sweetness with just a hint of acidity

 

C30       Premium Perry – 7.5%                                                                                         Brewery: Bib

 Pear cider, sweet to taste with a gorgeous aroma of pears.

 

C31       Rhubarb- 4.0%                                                                                                       Brewery: Lilley’s

                 Sweet & full of rhubarb flavour with a tart edge to it.

 

C32        Rosie’s Pig – 4.8%                                                                                Brewery: Weston’s

Easy drinking cloudy cider with a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

 

 

C33         Rum Cider – 4.0%                                                                                               Brewery: Lilley’s

                A quality Somerset cider with a hint of rum, absolutely delicious.

 

C34      Somerset Med – 6.0%                                                                                           Brewery: Lilley’s

 Bittersweet cider apples, this is a very traditional unfiltered cider. perfect for those that like a medium Somerset cider.

 

C35         Strawberry – 4%                                                                                 Brewery: Lilleys

                Easy drinking still strawberry cider made with a blend of apple cider and strawberry juice.

 

C36       Strawberry – 4.0%                                                                                                Brewery: Thistly

  Real strawberries dominate the aroma, with a little zing from the apples; bittersweet soft fruit notes follow.

 

C37        Wild Dog – 7.5%                                                                                                   Brewery: Lilley’s

                A vintage medium fermented rustic Cider.

 

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