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Dragon Orchard Putley Gold Cider (Bottle)


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Brewed by Dragon Orchard
Style: Cider
Ledbury, England

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A medium-dry still cider, available in 750ml bottles.
An off dry style, the richness of the Dabinett, Ellis Bitter and Browns Apple are enhanced by the soft sweetness retained in the cider, with a refreshing balance and length to the finish.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19956) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2013
Bottled. Still pale golden. Mouldy, woody apple aroma. Very dry with notes of blue cheese and salted leather. Even drier finish with notes of wood and dust. Intense and interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
75cl bottle from Battlefield farm shop, Shrewsbury. Aroma is a cross between a very sweet (American) apple pie and an ancient forest. Golden brown colour, immediately very dry with a slick texture. The Browns and Mitchelin apples add a sweet balance to the Dabinett. A great cider, even if it did send me straight to sleep after one glass!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6525) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle from Bristol Cider shop. Deep gold in colour with a touch of carbonation. Medium applem fruit aroma with a touch of the barnyard. Flavour had plenty more medium fruit juice, with a hint of earthiness and medium dry finish. Went well with food.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium yellow colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate tol ight heavy apple, sour apples, green apples, wood, cheese. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, dry, wood, apples. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcohholic. [20110930]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. No head. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are tart apples, vinegar and alcohol.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11894) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
fonefan tasting. Clear yellow without head. Aroma is sweet and apples. Flavor is light sweet. Dry finish with a little alcohol. 300911

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11376) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle. Clear deep golden with no head. Aroma is apples, acid and fruit. Flavour is apples, little acid, very dry, fruit and medium sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ Morten minus Peter smagning, Ulfborg. Pours clear golden with bubbles on top. Sweet and delicous red apples in the nose. Very dry and crisp. Vague notes of vanilla. Very fine cider!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7684) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle picked up from the Cheeseworks, Cheltenham, Glos’ 05-09-09 Pours gold some light carbonation. Aroma is definately appley but there is also a cheesiness which is a little strange bearing in mind where I purchased it. Sniffed again and yep’ there is a slight cheese aroma too this. Taste is softened apples and a touch on the sweeter side of medium dry, nicely tangy, some soft woodiness in the mouth, decent stuff. A6 A4 F6 P4 Ov12 3.2


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