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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: 25   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Bottled only.
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sound67 (702) - Offenbach, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2016
Bottle, 500ml. *** Colour: Deep golden yellow, clear. Small head. *** Nose: Rather mild aroma of sweet apples, with a hint of vinegar. *** Mouthfeel: Medium body, a bit watery. Soft carbonation. *** Taste: Apple juice, semi sweet, not much else at the start. Same in the middle, same in the finish. Mild aftertaste of sweet apples. *** Impressions: By far the weakest and least interesting of the Gwynt Y Draigg ciders. Decent, refreshing, but one-dimensional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chrisv10 (15524) - DENMARK - OCT 14, 2015
Bottle vintage 2011, 5.3%. Clear golden with no head. Aroma is apples, apple peel, juice and wood. Flavour is apples, apple peel, wood, little juice, medium sweet and oak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (12136) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear golden with no real head. Aroma has sweet apple, sulphur, light oak. Medium carbonation, fine dry and fairly light mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, lots of apple, mild oak. A bit boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottled@Beer Hunters, Pori. (backlog). Hazy yellowish golden colour with no head. Aroma is tart apples, vanilla, some spices and mild wooden notes. Flavour is acidic tart apples with some vanilla, vinegar, wood. Beautifully balanced between the acidic and tart as well as the sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14282) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear golden color, small off-white head. Aroma is fresh biological apple juice. Taste is apples, sweet, a little bit dry finish, sweet white wine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DutchDrebus (5612) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 16, 2015
Bottle @ benzai. Cider coloured with a small to medium sized head actually (might’ve been some leftovers from the previous beer). Smells cork, apple, apfelkorn, wine. Tastes very sweet, apple, slightly moldy, cheese, pizza, salami and even a bit salty. Medium body, low carbo.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (13282) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2015
Bottle. Dark golden yellow colour. Light apple aroma. Moderate semidry apple flavor. Average finish. Oily palate. A Little boring cider.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17823) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle from Prima Beer. Vintage 2011. Clear golden with a tiny off-white head. Aroma is sweet, apples, wood and light vanilla. Flavor is quite sweet. Sweet finish. 190315

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (5567) - 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 (3994) - Maastricht, 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.

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