Black Dragon

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Black Dragon is a type of real cider made by Welsh producer Gwynt Y DDraig.


Black Dragon is a Medium cider which is matured in oak barrels and available as a 6.5% abv drink in bottles, or a 7.2 % abv in draught bag in box form.

Their website says: "This special reserve cider has been hand crafted exclusively from cider apples grown by traditional methods in ageing orchards. The juice pressed from these apples is fermented and matured in oak barrels to produce a cider rich in colour, body and flavour with a fresh fruity aroma."

In May 2010, Black Dragon was judged overall champion at the International Cider Competition held at the Hereford Cider Museum. This followed a Silver Medal for Black Dragon at CAMRA’S National Cider and Perry Judging held in Reading the previous week. It then won Cider of the Festival at the Welsh Beer & Cider Festival held at the Cardiff International Arena.

In July 2011, it available nationwide at the Wetherspoon cider festival.

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