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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: 23   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11589) - 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 (23130) - 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 (10959) - 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 (4929) - 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 (11853) - 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 (14399) - 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 (4761) - 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 (2350) - 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 (6945) - 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.

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