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Review: Tempt No 2 Apple Cider
Tempt No 2 Apple Cider
Posted: 6 October 2015
This is not even a good mainstream cider. The bulk of the apple taste comes from apple wine and there's a residual aftertaste of what seems to be some kind of cheap sweetener.
Tempt yourself with any other brand first.
Avg price/liter: USD 4,43
ABV %: 4.5
Funny sometimes how companies
brand their products, the name winding up to be nothing like
Tempt is a great brand name.
No room to guess what that name connotes.
Unfortunately, the brand, based on this Apple Cider and the
cider I drank before this, is anything but tempting.
The best thing about these
bottles is the labels. You assume from the beautifully
crafted art work and early twentieth century font style that
you must be in the presence of something artisanal and
Think again. The manufacturer behind this turkey, Royal Unibrew, is Denmark's other large
brewing operation, after Carlsberg, formed in 2005 after a collection of smaller Danish breweries unified to create
some kind of formidable competition against the Carlsberg beer giant pushing all the other brewers around.
This is not even a good mainstream cider. The bulk of the apple taste comes from apple wine and there's a residual aftertaste of what
seems to be some kind of cheap sweetener. When you
see the words 'natural flavor' on the label, you know this ain't going to be anything close to an artisanal cider.