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Ace Cider
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714 Pennyroyal Lane
San Rafael CA 94903
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Notes

Moved to Ace-in-the-Hole Cider Pub in Sebastopol CA in March 1999.

Updated: January 21, 2008

Beer List

  • Awards:
    • Date: February 27, 1996 (#1326)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Long's Drugs, Kailua HI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very very pale, very very high carbonation. Apple juice aroma, white wine. Sweeter than draft, just a little oxidized.
    • Date: July 8, 1995 (#1092)
      Package: draught
      Place: Front Street Pub, Santa Cruz CA
      Score: 17½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Extremely pale. Apple juice aroma. Tart, big apple flavor.
    • Date: June 5, 1995 (#993)
      Package: draught
      Place: The HopYard, Pleasanton CA
      Score: 19 points
      Overall Impression (3½)
      Bright gold. Low-moderate carbonation. Wonderful apple nose. Reasonably dry, big apple flavor. No alcohol evident.

    • Date: November 30, 1996 (#1891)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Dark golden, clear, low carbonation. Big apple aroma right out of the bottle, lots of honey up close. Thick, but not overly sweet. Big apple flavor and tartness, nice honey finish.

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    • Date: March 15, 1997 (#2038)
      Package: draught
      Place: Kona Brewers Festival, Kailua-Kona HI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very pale, very light carbonation. Pear aroma, a little tart. Apple-pear flavor...actually more apple than pear.
    • Date: May 7, 1996 (#1449)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Very pale, not very highly carbonated. Pleasant pear aroma. Some pear flavor, but mostly apple. Reasonably dry. Pretty flat, but not quite still.