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Brewed by Abbeydale
Style: Bitter
Sheffield, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular.
A classic copper coloured English bitter. Well-balanced, copper coloured beer with malty flavours and a smooth bitter finish. Subtle hop characteristics from traditional Fuggles hops.


dogbomb's rating

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dogbomb (967) - - AUG 10, 2012
Cask. Copper. White top. Mild wheaty inpebetratable nose. Massive mild malt mouth. Like bread - as expected. Suppable.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StueyD (1234) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
A copper coloured beer with a weak white head. A mild yet distinct bready aroma, it might be psychological because of the name! Cereal and malt aromas with hints of caramel. Dry mouthfeel. The taste follows on from the aroma, loads of cereal flavours, especially oats and malt, plus a slightly sweeter biscuity caramel flavour. The finish is malty and smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2688) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2014
Cask at the Magpie, mahogany with a thin head and a malty nose with faint red fruit notes. Body is lightly sweet and nutty, with a soft earthy and hedgerow hoppiness. A nice example of the style.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Brown coloured bitter, well balanced which is rare these days, slightly sweet, soft fruits

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Clear copper with a thin head. Has lots of sweetened malt in its taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15168) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 10, 2012
cask at cloisters .. copper ... thin tan head ...sweet toffee fruits ... juicy malts ... light bitter hop ... ok

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (2143) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2012
Cask stillage at the Grape and Grain Spring Beer Festival 2012, Crystal Palace. Mahogany pour with a white head. Malty aroma of raisins and toffee. Sweet malt flavour, bit of treacle and toffee in there. Light bitter-malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2011
Cask Conditioned Handpump Coach & Horses Wellingborough. A brown beer with a whitish head. A very pleasant session beer with fruity and leafy hops. A touch of nuts and grain. Old fashioned but with extra hopping. A very easy quaffer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Charlieboy (58) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2011
Oh this is a good beer, i’m a Theakstons man but this does tick all the boxes for me, good session bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2010
Cask handpull, The Pub, Leicester. Dark bronze with a steady cream foam. Faint earthy and hazelnut malt aroma, with hints of dank woodland. Sweet and malt-driven with notes of digestive biscuit, elder, puffed wheat rolled in cocoa, mushrooms and cream. Good wholesome BB with streaks of dankness and house soapy hop.


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