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"Getting to the end of the case I bought some time ago. Just ordered another 18 bottles. Not a sweet cider by any means, but not as brut(al) as some others. Classic, oily texture of good French cider. We love it."
I would recommend this wine
"Perfect for those missing those long warm french evenings on holiday."
"Drank the 2019 vintage with a roast pork dinner and I cannot add to what my wife had to say about it - 'fabulous!'"
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"Sad that this is out of stock but this is a fantastic alternative to wine and in particular, fizz. It has a mousse that is arguably much more refined than many cavas and processcos, while the residual sugar helps retain many delicate aromas from the raw material. Above all, it has the delicacy (low tannins with balanced sweetness) compared to many English ciders, while the price is very competitive. Looking forward to a restock or the next vintage! "
Mr Clint Wong (17-Apr-2021)
"When I read the review about the smell of cow excrement, I knew this lovely cider was happily back in stock and up to par. Moooooo! I immediately ordered a six pack. Lovely as always, I was wishing I was in Normandy eating stinky cheese, oysters and some creamy pork dish. I am about to order 12 more and some of their Calvados. "
Mr Michael Oesterlin (18-Nov-2020)
"Perfectly good, enjoyable, reasonably priced Cidre Bouche. If you don't want a subtle and delicious touch of farmyard, buy something in your supermarket."
Mr Richard Ward (06-Nov-2020)
"A lovely example of Cidre, it really reminds me of cycling through northern France, and stopping off for lunch. Perfect for a summer afternoon.
In reference to the negative review of this. I would presume any spoiling was a one off as we've had many bottles which have all been fine. "
Mr Phill Cook (29-Oct-2020)
"Drank a bottle of last years product while pressing apples with my pal. As committed cider drinkers/makers, this is what we aspire to (not so easy in Glasgow, but nice to have bench mark to aim at).
Over the years this has been a rounded, never sharp or yeasty, with a hint of the farmyard, but just a touch. Lovely."
Prof Stephen Driscoll (04-Oct-2020)
"The bottle I had either had a fierce brett infection (brettanomyces, a spoilage yeast), or it had been massively over-sulphured in error. Either way, the cider stunk of cow excrement, and immediately went down the sink. It could have just been a one-off fault bottle, but I would avoid this cider like the plague. "
Mr Will Smale (29-Sep-2020)
"Delicious cider. Have shared this with many friends who have all really enjoyed it. Highly recommended."
Mr Chris Mack (30-Jul-2018)
"A classic cidre du Breton. "
Mr Simon Jaffe (23-Jul-2018)
"Reminds me of summer days in France with a baguette and a chunk of brie lying in the sunshine and swigging from the bottle. Excellent lunch!"
Mr Colin Taylor (27-Feb-2018)
"I drink cider and seeing this and reading the excellent reviews had to try it. For me, it was overly gassy, certainly tasty but also slightly sweet for my taste. Worthy of a trial but not one for me."
Mr David Welland (04-Jan-2018)
"Bought this on a whim, thinking it would make a nice change. We've just had it with a roast pork dinner and it was absolutely superb. Not too sweet nor too dry, a great taste and very refreshing. We will be purchasing a case worth next time."
Mr Alexander Eadon (07-May-2017)
"A good cider, it's a medium cider in terms of sweetness but well made, has a champagne cork which makes the bottle a bit more fun to open."
Mr David Mitchell (30-Dec-2016)
"Definitely more natural than sleek."
Mr Douglas Blyde (02-May-2016)
"A little farmyard/scrumpy character but also very clean and easy drinking. I had a bottle of Westons Stowford Press lying around and thought I'd compare them. They were so surprisingly similar in terms of sweetness, body, balance etc they could be easily confused. However the Westons had a slight vinegar taste and a peculiar unpleasant tang on the aftertaste. The BOUCHÉ DE NORMANDIE was just so correct in comparison and the flavours much better developed. A very high quality drink. It was like comparing a £5 bottle of wine from the supermarket to a £10 bottle from The Society."
Mr Anthony O'Halloran (16-Nov-2015)
"This is a very drinkable and refreshing cidre - an easy medium sweet taste - I love it"
Mr Timothy G Downes (13-Nov-2015)
"Lovely and refreshing. Heartedly recommend."
Mr David P Nunn (16-May-2015)
"Absolutely stunning cider. Gorgeous frothy bubbles, mature orchard fruit, tremendous depth, lovely balance, rich texture and complex character. If you love good cider, buy it by the pallet."
Mr Nathan Nolan (20-Jun-2014)
The Mail on Sunday (8th Sep 2013)
"… great fun as an
aperitif or with cheese. - Olly Smith"
"Not much of a reviewer of wine but this I will have a bash at: simply the best proper cider I've seen for sale, which should also appeal to the average cider drinker ie not incredibly oversweetened (think popular M brand) but not the nasty super dry just a nice sensible level. Also the malolactic fermentation has been kept in check leading to a mild fresh hay background which adds to the appliness, rather than the standard farmyard floor (not my cup of tea). As for cloudiness this is also very mild compared to a traditional scrumpy cider and the inital pour would not be overly noticeable to the average consumer.
Mr Andrew Wilson (20-May-2013)
"A really top class Normandy cider. Served lightly chilled, it's soft acidity is perfect for a Summer's evening or as an accompaniment to pork dishes. Goes just as well which soft and hard cheeses. If the Society is out of stock, that's probably my fault!"
Mr Damian J Doherty (19-Jul-2011)
"Spectacularly appley and refreshing. I'm not much of a cider fan, but this is so pure and natural. A must for sipping on a hot summers day gardening"
Mr Andy Lewis (05-Jun-2009)
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