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Gwynt y Ddraig Orchard Gold (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Bottled - Medium cider.
Golden medium cider with a refreshing apple aroma. Smooth balanced flavour that has a fresh, crisp sharpness. Shows off its true origins as a traditional oak matured farmhouse cider.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (2600) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
Shared 0,5 l bottle at Cardinal. Clear golden body with small white head. Ripe apples and hints of apple cider vinegar on the nose. Sweet yellow apples with a cereal finish. Smooth to drink.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (682) - NORWAY - JUN 30, 2014
Clear golden. Fine cider aroma, with hints of apple cider vinegar. Sweet apples in taste. Good drinkability, but not particularly exciting.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nisse666 (4068) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle many thx to minutemat cons 2014-05-21 Göteborg AR: nutty, appel skin, apple Festis AP: bronz clear, fizzy snow white head F: soft carbonation, smooth body, almonds, dried appleskin, white oak barrells, tartness, great and refresing cider - thx Mat

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (1711) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Wales 2014. Beer/cider 28. Bottle from village store, New Quay, Wales. Light amber cider, light carbonation. Aroma of apples. Taste is apples, wood and moderate sweetness. Ok cider.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1075) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
500ml bottle. Orange amber colour, shortlived white foam head and sourish, hay oak aroma. Taste is fruity apple, tart & tannic, with an oaky note. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, dry clean finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (680) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 24, 2014
A little darker than the Dabinett, yet offers so much more on the palate. Quite soft.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
apickles (108) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Hardly any aroma at all. nice golden colour. Really nice, crisp and refreshing cider. Just lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (4949) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 3, 2013
500 ml clear bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 4.9%. Deep golden colour, moderately sparkling. Pleasant aroma of cider apples and oak, hints of sulphites. Medium sweet flavour of cider apples and eating apples, notes of oak and sulphites. Quite decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1349) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Sour apple aroma, with apple core / skins in the taste. Perfectly sparkling, refreshing oak matured taste. The good stuff.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19216) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2013
Bottled. Clear pale amber. Apple vinegar aroma. Mid sweet with rich flavours of tart apples and brett-like yeast character. Acetic and refreshing with some complexity.


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