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Magners Golden Draught

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Brewed by Bulmers Ireland (C&C Group)
Style: Cider
Clonmel, County Tipperary, Ireland

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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.73/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sometimes we fancy something a little different. Thatís why we made Magners Golden Draught, it gives people something with a really crisp taste by using a higher proportion of the smaller, harder to crush Dabinett and Michelin apples."


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlg13 (4) - Bradford, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2014 does not count
Less sweet than strongbow and very refreshing but the after taste isnít all too great

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (3890) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
On tap at the Duke of Devonshire in Eastbourne. Classic one with balanced apples and some sugar in the taste. Refreshing, easy going - commercial one with no surprises.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (3890) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
On tap at the Duke of Devonshire in Eastbourne. Pours out in a clear golden colour with medium body. Aroma of ripe apples with some hints of green apples. Taste of ripe, but light sour red apples, ripe green apples, leaves and some caramel. Dry finish. Easy to drink and very refreshing. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7782) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
2014-07-02. Crisp dark yellow body is headless. Aroma is mild, apple fruit, lightly must apple skins. Flavour is relatively dry after a sweet start, earthy sort of apple skin and stem quality. Average bodied palate, modest carbonation. Just okay. On tap at The Clachan Inn, Dornie

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
renffisch (784) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Drier in flavour and lighter in colour than the bottled version, I never quite worked out why they bothered changing the recipe for the draught version. Standard quaffable cider, good for a hot day and make sure you order it without ice!!

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Keg at OíNeills, Reading. Because it was the only thing I hadnít tried before. Looks thin, gold and fizzy, and tastes that way too. Tastes artificial through and through- the sickly sweetness is that of artificial sweetener and applep- flavoured sweets. One feels that there may be a brief squirt of economy apple juice in there purely to avoid lawsuits, but that may be the only apple itís seen. Iíll say this for macro lagers, they may taste bad but at least they donít taste strongly. This macro cider tastes quite strongly of bad- itís possibly the worst cider Iíve ever had. Wish Iíd stuck to the Guinness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vvesside (256) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
On tap @ Relik in Benicia, CA. Havenít had too many ciders, but this one didnít strike me as anything too special. Not bad tho

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BOSSbrewer (1584) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Not bad. I'm not a cider person but it seems very popular in the UK right now. Had at the Blue Posts in London.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (1915) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Amber color with little head. Dry, perhaps thin at the end. Barely tart at all. Refreshing, but missing punch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3337) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 18, 2013
Body blond. It smells fruity, apple, sour, something else, sweet. The taste is fruity, less CO2, bit apple, fresh. Ok 10/9/10/9/-/9


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