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Gwynt y Ddraig Farmhouse Scrumpy (Draught)

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


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Draught only.
Golden medium cider with a refreshing apple aroma. Smooth balanced flavour that has a fresh, crisp sharpness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ritzn (448) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2016
Golden clear with no head. Aroma is white wine, yeast, minimal apple. Taste is surprisingly heavy sweet, like honey and alcohol. Really watery. Overall ok I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SinH4 (3056) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2016
Bag-in-box. Golden color with no head. Aroma is white wine vinegar, quite sweet, some honey. Taste is red apples, caramel, honey, on the sweet side. Flat. Good, on the full and sweet side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6785) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2016
Thanks for the sample jfb. Amber. Light apple vinegar, germenting apple aroma. medium body, light sweetness, some minerally spicines, a hint bakers yeast. Good balance. Plesant sweet finish, good drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (5478) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2016
(bag-in-box) slightly opalescent deep golden colour with no head. aroma of apple juice, white wine vinegar and chalk, with a touch of yeast and white bread. flavour is mostly sweet apples and custard, with a light chalkiness, some caramel and butter. medium-bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ The Major Oak, 24-26 Pelham Road/Victoria Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 2EG.

[ As Gwynt y Ddraig Farmhouse Scrumpy ].
Clear medium orange color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy apple, sugary apples. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet with a long duration, sugary apple, apples, apple pie. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat. [20141013]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2015
Pint at red lounge Dorking. Hazy orange pour. Completely a I’ll with no bubbles on the surface. Aroma is sweet, syrupy apple sauce. Smooth, pretty sweet stuff. Toffee apple taste. Nice but not particularly refreshing and no "bite".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (2322) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Handpull at the Old Bell, Sawbridgeworth. Orange-gold, completely still. Pleasant applesauce aroma with a slight innuendo of potpourri. Taste is too sweet. Not artificial, just more like apple juice than cider. Bittersweet juicy finish. Hard to get excited about.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4750) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Cask by handpump at Jolly Judge, Edinburgh (9 Aug 2013)(5.3% abv on the pumpclip) - clear golden amber, weak apple / pear aroma, no head, very sweet, apple and pear flavour, flat, easy to drink

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 27, 2013
Half pint of cider from cask at Jolly Judge. A slight haze to a amber-gold coloured body. Low, bubbly surface. Sweet fruity aroma of apples and pears. Similar taste profile of sweet apples and pears. Dry, almost sticky, sweet ending. Quite drinkable, however, one half was enough for me (Edinburgh 09.08.2013).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 6, 2013
cask at blazer ... amber.. thin white head ... soft zezty apple nose ... soft zezty dry apple ... soft fruits ... juicy apple ... soft tanins ...

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