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Gwynt y Ddraig Farmhouse Vintage Scrumpy (Bottle)

Gwynt y Ddraig Farmhouse Vintage Scrumpy (Bottle)
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Brewed by Gwynt y Ddraig Cider
Style: Cider
Pontypridd, Wales


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (895) - 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 (880) - 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 (638) - 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 (89) - 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 (1522) - 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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ComradeK (922) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JAN 30, 2012
500ml bottle, 2009 vintage. Typical scrumpy aromas of apple skin and leather mix with a some slightly sweet lime on the nose. Tart apple skin introduces it, with a hint of fine tannin leading into some subtle spice notes. A touch of lime introduces a quite dry apple body, with some leather notes. A faint lemon flavour couples well with apple skin in the finish. A delicious scrumpy, and yet another fine effort from Gwynt y Ddraig, surely one of the best cideries out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2011
Golden with a small white head. Sweetish ripe apple aroma with a funky touch. Sweet ripe red apple flavour with a touch of wood and funk

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1388) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2011
Bottle. Cloudy gold body. Apple. Bittersweet. Dry finish. Not much to say really, though enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (8552) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2011
500ml bottle (ChrisO’s, post RBESG2011 Sunday)
Fizzy, sweet, and clear. No way is this a scrumpy. Way too sweet. At least it’s full of apple flavour, with a gentle aged feel to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
Bottled. A hazy golden cider with a yellowish head. The aroma is dominated by apples. The flavor is sweet and is dominated by apples, leading to a lightly tart finish.

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