Friday Reward

We were heading to Cardiff for the weekend which meant that someone had to brave the Friday night traffic out of London. It’s a bit of a shitemare trying to get on to the M4 but then it’s fairly smooth sailing. Anyway, Esther’s family have got a new puppy so when we made it to Cardiff, her first stop was to meet Oscar, the Great Dane. My first stop, not being a dog lover, was to take a long-needed wee, and have a look if there was any cider in the fridge. Fortunately for me, the Phillips family had picked me up a bottle of Gwynt Y Ddraig, Black Dragon.

Pint No. 39

What? – Gwynt Y Ddraig, Black Dragon

Where? – Thornhill Farm, Cardiff

When? – Friday 9th February 2018

I first came across Black Dragon when I was at university in Cardiff and it’s been amongst my favourite pints ever since. This isn’t something I’d communicated to Esther’s family though so I was very lucky that they’d picked it for me. At 6.5% it’s fairly strong but it’s so fruity and tasty you can barely tell. The draft version of this pint sits at 7.2% but sadly I don’t think I’m going to get away with counting that as another unique pint. As a proud product of Somerset, it pains me to say it, but this is a fine cider.

Overall Score: 5/5

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