Posts tagged Millwhites

Millwhites Hedge Layer Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Millwhites
Cider Name: Hedge Layer
Region: Somerset/Hertfordshire
ABV: 4.8%
Taste: Medium
Served: Half-pint at room temperature
Smell: Apple
Colour: Dull yellow
Clarity: Slightly cloudy
Carbonation: Still

Review:

Next on my list at The Portcullis cider festival was to go down the cider route and have something with a bit more bite. After being impressed previously by Millwhites, with their Rioja Cask in particular, I was keen to see if all of their ciders were that good and scrumpified. The day was still only young, but how i yearned for a nice pint of farmhouse cider. It would just help my pre-birthday celebrations go from good to great.

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Millwhites Straw Pressed Cider Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Millwhites
Cider Name: Straw pressed cider
Region: Somerset/Hertfordshire
ABV: 7%
Taste: Medium/Dry
Served: Half-pint at room temperature
Smell: Apple
Colour: Dull golden
Clarity: Cloudy
Carbonation: Still

Review:

Having previously enjoyed the Millwhites Rioja Cask cider at the Lazy Dog a good few months back, I thought I would see how the straw pressed cider compared to it when I recently visited the Bristol Cider Festival. Straw pressed cider is how cider used to be pressed through back in the day, but I rarely see it done with cider now. Presumably it is not as effective or not to everyone’s taste.

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Millwhites Rioja Cask Cider Review

Vital Stats:

Producer: Millwhites
Cider Name: Rioja Cask
Region: Somerset/Hertfordshire
ABV: 6.7%
Taste: Medium/Dry
Served: Pint at room temperature
Smell: Apple
Colour: Dull amber
Clarity: Slightly cloudy
Carbonation: Still

Review:

On my recent journey to discover The Lazy Dog, I noticed they had the Millwhites Rioja Cask cider on tap. I’ve never had a Millwhites before that day, so it was something I was looking to try, so I at least knew if it was worth looking for more of.

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