Stowford Press Export English Cider – Westons (England)

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  • My Rating: C+

Stowford Press Export English Cider – Westons, 6% ABV – 500ml, (Herefordshire, England)

on the back label:

“This extra strength premium cider, produced using the finest ingredients, has been cold filtered to retain its authentic traditional taste.”

  • Style: Apple Cider
  • Taste Profile: semi-sweet apple tang -> dense apple/woody/tangy -> off-dry/acidic/mild apple finish.
  • Where I got it : Legacy Liquor
  • How much: $6 (after 10% off), May 2012
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to cider aficionados: no

Visual: clear bottle, sticker labels. Pours medium dark clear golden yellow with no head and some activity.

Nose: Very woody and tangy filtered apple juice

Attack: 4/10-sweetness, incoming tang

Mid-palate: (MAIN) dense red apple, very woody, tangy/acidic

Finish: off-dry, medium sourness, mild apple exhale finish.

Summary: It has a nice woody body. Straightforward, decent, mildly above average.