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


on tap

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7318) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2013 Pint out the chiller, Earl of Mercia, Coventry, 07/10/12. Headless gold. Slightly lambic, lime and crab aroma. Drying, mildly spontaneous, mid-sweet, almost flat with apple bubblegum and clovey hints. Ordered it thinking it was a Welsh stout, hence it’s become the only cider I’ve ever rated. On this showing it might not be the last.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wimpyjoe (4637) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2012
Very dry and sweet with a smoked aroma, some of which is carried in its taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2012
Draught @ Lady Grey, Newcastle
Dark amber, no head, clear.....soft apple quite tart nose...taste appley sweet..alc well hidden..soft tart...easy drinking. No carb...thin body...slight bitter tart apple finish which leaves a soft sweet tart tail.
This is a pretty good cider

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2012
One of the best ciders available. Amber in colour with a rich fruity aroma. Taste is somehow sweet, sour and bitter all at once. Like a good marmalade. Deceptively easy to drink and therefore far too easy to get drunk on. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6603) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2012
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere.
Pours a golden colour without a head. Aroma of very sweet red apples, caramel and herbs. Flavour of sweet red apples, vanilla, herbs, caramel and alcohol. Medium bodied, oily mouthfeel and low carbonation. Juicy cider with a bit too much alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bretwalda (6) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012 does not count
I am not normaly a cider drinker. In trueth the only reason l’m drinking my 2nd pint of it now id due to the fact l liked the name and thought it was an ale. Saying that its blooming marvellous! It also leaves an unplaceable after taste l can only liken to mead!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Cask at Boot Beer Festival. Green olive aroma with slight yeast scent. Clear yellow with little carbonation. Clean and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1613) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Punch Bowl (JDW), York. (7.2% ABV). Deep orangey body. Thin bubbly white head quickly dissipates. Alcohol, apple, oak, definite vanilla notes, municipal water. Sweet! With some quite sour notes. Like a slightly more bitter apple juice. Dry finish. Warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (4194) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2012
(draught) pours a clear golden colour with no head. aroma of leather and custard, with a hint of medicinal bands, green apples and barnyard. flavour is initially very sweet, lots of apple sauce and custard, leading into a semi-dry medicinal leathery finish. medium-bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3635) - Örebro, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
On tap at City Arms in Cardiff. It poured a clear golden liquid without a head. Very fruity with yeast and apples. Like drinking fresh apple juice, but with alcohol.

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