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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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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2083) - SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2011
Cask at 4,5% ABV. Pours a cloudy, pale straw. Lots of pears on the nose, apple peel, apples, yeast, grapefruit, grass, wax. Semi sweet, light bodied. Fruity taste, lots of pears, quite astringent, apple peel, yeast, a bit tart. Quite refreshing. (2011-08-04)

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ Fat Cat, 23 Alma Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire England S3 8SA.

Clear light yellow color with virtually none head. Aroma is light oear, barnyard notes. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is flat. [20100426]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2010
Cask Stillage at the ABC Festival, Altrincham Market 29/08/2010 Fruity aroma. Light golden coloured with a slightly fruity pear flavour. A hint of dryness in a lasting finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20395) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2010
Cask@Bishops Stortford Beer Festival 2010. Grayish yellow colour with no head. Aroma is pear, some slight apple with mild wooden and honeyish notes as well. Flavour is pear, a bit citrusy along with some earthy and honeyish notes. Semi-mouthdrying.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2010
On tap at The Pig’s Summer Beer Festival ’10, at the Pig and Falcon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Hazy silver grey with some white floaty bits. Aroma of slightly stale ripe pear. Fruity taste, quite sweet, but with a distinct citric edge.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14545) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2010
poly cask at SRAF 2010 ... pale pee yellow ... soft musty pear ... soft sweet pear ... very thing ... peally wally ... quite a poor perry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7486) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2009
Polycask that friend Bob brought along to Fairport’s Cropredy Convention Festival 14th Aug 09 Poured hazy Robinson Barley Water colour. Aroma was peary. Taste was good, though noticeably tangier and a little drier than many perries that I’ve had, tasty and refreshing stuff. A6 A3 F7 P4 Ov12 3.2

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6293) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2009
From a bag in a box at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), Bristol 08/06/09. Very pale green with no head and little carbonation. Sweetish pear fruit aroma with a whiff of spice. Flavour had plenty of tart fruit to start before a sweetish finish. Drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svesse (6163) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2008
(Cask at GBBF, London, 7 Aug 2008) Greenish yellow colour with no head. Fruity, tart nose with notes of unripe pears. Fruity, tart taste with a good pear character, medium sweet. Decent perry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6131) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 26, 2007
Appearance
Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 3   Pale(1)->Dark(5) : 1   Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Aroma
Intensity : 3  
Yeast : 3   Bread : 3   Hay: XX   Brett : XX   Floral: 2   Wood: 3   Leather: 1   Barnyard : 1   Medicine : 1   Phenols: 1   Cheese : 1   Vinous: 2  
Notes: Caramel : XX   Honey : XX   Applesauce: XX   Appleskin : 1 Pear : 3   Tropical FruitsXX  
Flavor
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 2 Juicy: 4   Sourness : 3   Bitterness: XX   Farmy : 2   Complex: XX   Length : XX
Palate
Light(1)->Full(5) : 2   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2 Chewy: XX   Sharp: 3   Chalk : XX   Astringence : XX   Tea tannins : 2   Alcohol : 1
Comments: This would be a very good perry by most other producers, but I’m afraid their blended varietals remain tops.


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