CiderExpert is a community-built resource. The ratings, reviews, photos, and even the lists of ciders have all been contributed by CiderExpert users. Each user's score reflects their contributions to building up this resource.
Thus the score is based on the following activities:
Because of these contributions, CiderExpert can provide diverse views on a wide range of ciders, guide people to places around the world to find cider, and have the information needed to supply personalized recommendations.