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


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Draught - Medium cider. ABV varies from 7.2% upwards.
NOTE: This is a different product from the bottled version, which has a separate listing.
Matured in oak barrels to produce a cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh fruity aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2888) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2012
Draught @ Lady Grey, Newcastle
Dark amber, no head, clear.....soft apple quite tart nose...taste appley sweet..alc well hidden..soft tart...easy drinking. No carb...thin body...slight bitter tart apple finish which leaves a soft sweet tart tail.
This is a pretty good cider

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2012
One of the best ciders available. Amber in colour with a rich fruity aroma. Taste is somehow sweet, sour and bitter all at once. Like a good marmalade. Deceptively easy to drink and therefore far too easy to get drunk on. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7757) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 14, 2012
Draught @ Gastropub Nordic, Tampere.
Pours a golden colour without a head. Aroma of very sweet red apples, caramel and herbs. Flavour of sweet red apples, vanilla, herbs, caramel and alcohol. Medium bodied, oily mouthfeel and low carbonation. Juicy cider with a bit too much alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bretwalda (6) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012 does not count
I am not normaly a cider drinker. In trueth the only reason lm drinking my 2nd pint of it now id due to the fact l liked the name and thought it was an ale. Saying that its blooming marvellous! It also leaves an unplaceable after taste l can only liken to mead!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Cask at Boot Beer Festival. Green olive aroma with slight yeast scent. Clear yellow with little carbonation. Clean and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1845) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Punch Bowl (JDW), York. (7.2% ABV). Deep orangey body. Thin bubbly white head quickly dissipates. Alcohol, apple, oak, definite vanilla notes, municipal water. Sweet! With some quite sour notes. Like a slightly more bitter apple juice. Dry finish. Warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (5785) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2012
(draught) pours a clear golden colour with no head. aroma of leather and custard, with a hint of medicinal bands, green apples and barnyard. flavour is initially very sweet, lots of apple sauce and custard, leading into a semi-dry medicinal leathery finish. medium-bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (6601) - rebro, SWEDEN - APR 27, 2012
On tap at City Arms in Cardiff. It poured a clear golden liquid without a head. Very fruity with yeast and apples. Like drinking fresh apple juice, but with alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (8588) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 6, 2012
3/IV/2012 - on tap @ The Rochester Castle (London) - BB: n/a (2012-323)

Clear golden cider, no head. Aroma: bubble gum, wood, cough syrup. MF: low carbon, medium body, dry mouth feel. Taste: woody, tobacco, bit smoky, sweet, white grapes, apple juice. Aftertaste: dry woody, tobacco, white wine, green apples. Not the worst cider I ever had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9654) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2012
Cask @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours clear copper color with no head. Aroma of sour apples, mild pear, barnyard notes and grassy hints. Flavour of somewhat ripe and a bit acidic apples, grass, goose berries and some nettle. Very dry palate, mild acidic notes with a faintly sweetish finish.

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