Brewed by Gwynt y Ddraig Cider
Style: Cider
Pontypridd, Wales


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Draught - Medium cider. ABV varies from 7.2% upwards.
NOTE: This is a different product from the bottled version, which has a separate listing.
Matured in oak barrels to produce a cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh fruity aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2025) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
Poured out of a box six chimneys wakeield. Aroma is slight apples. Taste is sweet apples and spice light tart finish. Medium body still carbonation. Very good traditional cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
apickles (183) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Cask in the Penny Black, Northwich. Cloudy strong cider but relatively soft taste which is unexpected. A bit tart with a slightly foamy top. Slight after taste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1687) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2013
Draught at the Hope Tap, Reading. Light amber. Very sweet economy apple juice up front. Growing vanilla gives a nice smoothness. A little oakiness and a hint of nail varnish remover in the finish. Quite tasty, but a bit too sweet for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2051) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Gravity at GBBF 2013. Clear amber, light small foam head, bubbly lacing and head stays. Nose is pungent apple tannin, earthy, aged apple skins, alcohol. Taste is sweetish apple, juicy, refreshing, apple juice, stoney, earthy. Deceptive because it’s quite strong. Not much dryness, but fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3628) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 8, 2013
Perfectly flat, lifeless carbonation. Great fruity character backed underneath by oak, raisins stewed apples. Smooth. Very quaffable for the strength. Oak works very well with this cider.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2624) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Cask@the bellweather, wednesbury. Amber cider, still. Aroma of dry appleskins. Taste is medium, a little tart Apple, some mild spice and soft Apple pulp. A very good cider.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3333) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2013
From a box in the fridge by gravity at Prestwick Pioneer - clear copper coloured, no head, strong sweet apple aroma, very sweet apple flavour, medium body, very refreshing and easy to drink

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (8828) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 17, 2013
Half, 7.3% abv, cask at Vernon Arms. Copper coloured body, headless, no lacing. Aroma of apples. Sweet, half dry, taste of apples offset by momentary tartness to the aftertaste. Medium bodied. Cider is not a favourite of mine, but alright to drink now and then. This one was ok, a tad too sweet though (Liverpool 08.04.2013)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
back (1413) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 13, 2013
Black dragon cider Lys kobber klar Æble vinøs alc Bitter moderat sød lift Vandrede flad @jdw 636313

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11918) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 11, 2013
Cask at The Punch Bowl in York. Pours burnished copper with a white smear. Aroma of old appleskin. Near med body. Flavor is almost oaky appleskin. It’s astringent, but not really dry. Almost or mayhap even actually bitter. Very tasty. Too drinkable.

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