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Gwynt y Ddraig Farmhouse Vintage Scrumpy (Bottle)

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


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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An exquisite rich and golden coloured cider with a crisp medium taste. Our vintage scrumpy is full of flavours and aroma coupled only with our mature vintage ciders. Enjoy by itself or as an accompaniment to most meat and fish dishes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4067) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
(bottle) clear deep golden colour, frothy white head. aroma of apple crumble and custard, with lots of green olives, some yeast, cherry stones, cinnamon and just a hint of balsamic vinegar. flavour is mostly sweet apple juice and manure, with a hint of fried onions, some earth, leather, light vanilla and a semi-dry finish. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1280) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
shared 50cl bottle. golden yellow pour with nice carb. sour apples, barnyard, tart, sour vinegar notes, hints of tropical fruits, sweet flavours, bit of a weak mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5685) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
50cl bottle. Thin white head. Clear golden pour. Quite smooth and easy drinking. I was expecting more flavour from a vintage scrumpy though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with bubbly white head on the pour. Aroma: Apple, floral, light white wine notes and light toffee. Taste: Medium sweetness, low/medium acidity, low tannin. Palate: Thick slightly coarse texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, fairly dry, sweet, tart apple finish. Comments: Good and easy to drink. Rating is for 2011 Vintage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2362) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Wales 2014. Beer /cider no 27. Bottle from local village store, New Quay, Wales. Vintage 2011. Golden cider with moderate carbonation. Aroma of apples and barnyard funk some vinegar. Taste is apples, barnyard funk and sweet sugars. Good cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (1316) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2014
500ml bottle from BeerRitz online store. Clear orangey golden colour, thin white foam head and aroma of sour apple skins. Mellow apple flavour with vanilla notes, and some balanced acidity and tannins. Crisp mouthfeel, medium bodied, low to medium carbonation, clean finish. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1876) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco Newtown. Pours a deep orange, very fruity with a touch of tropical fruit juice and a comforting dryness on the old chops. Very nice indeed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omega (721) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 25, 2014
Pours quite dark for a cider. Find this one to be a little on the bland side with little flavour to excite the taste buds. Quite flat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
apickles (130) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Has a slight vinegar edge to it sniff. Surprisingly refreshing for a scrumpy. Golden and clear in colour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (2592) - FINLAND - OCT 18, 2012
Bottle. Yellow hazy. Nose has fresh, ripe, and a bit tart, red apples, some cinnamon vanilla. Body is light medium. A tad of acidity, cleansing, excellent drinkability.

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