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


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Bottled - A blended medium Dry cider.
NOTE: The draught Black Dragon is a different product from the bottled version and has a separate listing.
This special reserve cider has been hand crafted exclusively from cider apples grown by traditional methods in ageing orchards.
The juice pressed from these apples is fermented and matured in oak barrels to produce a cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh fruity aroma.
Join us in celebrating a truly magnificent achievement.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6523) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2009
Bottle from Brewer’s Droop, Bristol. Golden in colour with a moderate white head. Aroma of tart apples, a touch of mushroom and barnyard yeast and spicy peel. Flavour had dry fruit juice, more rustic yeast and a medium-dry fruity finish. Pleasant drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2009
Bottled. Yellowish golden colour with no head. Aroma is barnyard, some earth, semisour apples as well as mild wooden notes. Flavour is quite much the same with also some mild cheesy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (8065) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 3, 2009
bottle from Tesco Pontypool. Golden colour, rural fruity aroma (barnyard?). Pleasantly fruity, slightly sweet and pleasantly tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thebeertourist (4901) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2009
Bottle from Realale.com. Golden with a fast disappearing head. Interesting farmyard aroma. Mellow apples amid strong famryard flavours. Quite dry, bitter almonds finish. Good carbonation. Complex and highly recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Pours a clear golden with a small rough white head. Astringent apple aroma. Medium body with sweet green apple and an astringent sulphurous finish. 070209

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2009
Bottle at YNWA. Clear yellow - white head. Apples, sparkling, sweetness, citric, minerals, spicy, mould, funky, wood notes, light leather. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13788) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle, 6.5%. Good citric apple aroma. Clear yellow colour. Small frothy white head. The flavour is citric, appley and funky. Well-balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21505) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle at YNWA. Clear yellow coloured with a small white ehad. Aroma of aplles, wood and leather. Fruity flavour of apples, wood and leather. Dry finish of apples.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31986) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
50 cL clear bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a slowly collapsing white head. Mild fruity and slight phenolic and sulphorish aroma. Dry and acidic flavoured with a mild fruity base and light sweetness. Finish holds a nice phenolic dryness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2009
Bottled. A dark golden cider with a lazng off-white head. The aroma is sweet and acidic with strong notes of apples. The flavor is sweet and acidic with strong notes of apples, leading to a nice tart finish.

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