Thistly Cross, ELN, UK

picture of Thistly Cross Traditional submitted by BushWalker
picture of Thistly Cross Traditional submitted by BushWalker


ABV: 4.4%
330 ml serving:

Sweet, smooth tasting, with mild fruit taste.

Taste Properties


reviewer IanWhitlock
IanWhitlock (1364) said:
First time with Scottish cider, well worth waiting for
Reviewed on 21 Apr 2019

reviewer cidersays
cidersays (5159) said:
This has some similar flavor barrel aged type profiles to their Whisky Cask (although it doesn't appear to be barrel aged). However, I much prefer Whisky Cask. They typically run around $7-8 for a 500ml bottle, but Traditional is 4.4% while Whisky Cask is 6.9%, and Whisky Cask has a bolder flavor. However, Traditional is much easier to find in my area. Tasty!
Reviewed on 22 Aug 2015
reviewer Stratocruiser
Stratocruiser (757) said:
Too sweet. Might as well take apple juice and add a bit of vodka.
Reviewed on 02 Sep 2018
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reviewer lizsavage
lizsavage (1888) said:
This is a very sweet cider from Scottish heritage apple varieties. It tastes like regular apple cider all the kids drink, but it packs 6.2% alcohol. I have a feeling a few of these will go down quick and lead to a nasty hangover the next day.
Reviewed on 15 Jul 2015
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reviewer BushWalker
BushWalker (13098) said:
Very smooth and extremely easy to drink. It is at the sweeter end of the spectrum, but not cloyingly so. The flavour lingers on the palette, and develops hints of cinnamon and vanilla as it lingers. All round a very satisfying drink, and the relatively low alcohol makes this a good choice if you're settling in for an evening with friends. Comes in a 330 ml bottle.
Reviewed on 15 Jul 2017

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