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Brewed by Gwynt y Ddraig Cider
Style: Perry
Pontypridd, Wales
Serve in Flute, Stem glass

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Draught - Medium perry.
ABV varies between 4.5% and 6.5%.
A pale, fruity perry with an aroma of fruit and a hint of honey on the palate.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2014 [16/4/2012, cask at the William Robert Loosley (JDW), High Wycombe] Cloudy pale gold. Creamy, dry, light pear flavour. In fact, like a dry pear milkshake. There?s a spicy kick at the back of the throat. It?s a strange perry, but I rather liked it by the end. 5/3/7/4/13. Re-rate, 22/6/2014, on tap at Tweedies Bar, Grasmere. Clear gold. Flat, smooth, creamy, almost cloying mouthfeel- felt it needed a bit more life to it. Flavour is more apples than pears, with some vanilla- if I hadnít have known it was a perry I might have thought it was a sweet cider. The sweetness is eased by the light body. Definitely one for the mass-market, itís easy-drinking and inoffensive. 5/3/5/3/11. Score is the average of both ratings.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13852) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bag in box @ The Beehive, Gatwick Airport. No head. Color is clear yellow. Aroma and taste are rich and fruity with lots of sweet perries. Full bodied and soft carbonated.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (10479) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2012
Draught at the Beehive, Gatwick. Clear greenish yellow colour. Light perry aroma. Moderate perry flavor. Semi sweet. Average finish. Oily palate. Fresh nice perry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chris337 (4) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2011 does not count
Subtle aroma of pear (very slight indeed) Slight carbonation with very light straw colour. Hint of pear otherwise very little else to tase. Very drinkable with a wide range of foods as it is not overbearing in itís nature.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (10769) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2011
Cask at The Crosse Keys, JDW, London. Pours a clear, very pale yellow with no head. Sugar and fruit nose. Flavor is sweet and very juice-like, with just hints of tartness. Light to medium bodied with almost no carbonation. Light dry finish, pears and apples, faint must, sugar. Easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2011
On draught at The Standing Order. Pours a straw colour with an aroma of pear drops, alcohol and caramel. A quite prominent fresh pear flavour and a little honey also. Quite a dry finish with mild carbonation. Not bad although a little sweet for me.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (10139) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2011
From hand pump at a Wetherspoons. Cloudy straw with no head. Sweet, sticky pear drink, claggy and a little unpleasant.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bullit (4008) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 9, 2011
From Polypin @ Esquire House, JDW. Clear white wine coloured, no head. Nose is pear lemonade, juicy, sugar. Flavour is pear juice, little citrus. Sweet finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8037) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2011
Barrel, William Wygston, Wigston. Pale straw with no carbonation. Aromas are tinned pear juice with icing sugar and lemon. Some surprising pineapple with light woody notes. Flavours are sweet pear and pineapple juice with some green apple and vinegar tartness. Fairly dry on the finish with sugar. Light bodied. Quite a strange perry.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29223) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2011
Draft. A light yellow perry. The aroma has primary notes of pears combined with light notes of vinegar. The flavor is sweet with primary notes of pears, combined with lighter notes of vinegar, leading to a lightly tart finish.


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