Brewed by Acorn
Style: Bitter
Wombwell, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
Also available bottled (see separate entry).

Our award winning Barnsley Bitter is brewed using the finest quality Maris Otter malt and English hops. Chestnut in colour, having a well rounded, rich flavour, it retains a lasting bitter finish. Brewed using yeast strains used in the 1850’s to brew ’Barnsley Bitter’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (871) - ITALY - JUN 22, 2016
Pint on tap. Brown color, clear, big creamy offwhite head with cascade. Aroma of english hops, woody tones, light biscuit malt with some sulphur. Flattish taste slightly sour, lighr to medium body, soft carbonation. Seems wild.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (16995) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2016
Cask @ Crosse Keys, London. Clear brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and caramel. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 250316

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (966) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAR 20, 2016
Cask pint at The Corryvreckan (JDW) in Oban. Very dark brown colour. A bit of head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (8494) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2016
Cask handpull at the moon under water Watford. Dull copper coloured pour with a thin greyish head. Aroma is nutty brown bread, unrefined sugars, some dried fruits. Flavour is composed of nutty malts, flinty mineral, tangy berry, dry mineral finish. Palate is semi sweet, moderate cask condition, rounded. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Don2711 (373) - - MAR 11, 2016
Chestnut appearance. Malty aroma with pine notes. Medium bite on palate despite lower strength. All on all nice session drink. Can see why it did well at Camra 2015 with silver

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1844) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
Pours an amber colour. Taste is well balanced with a bitter finish. A classic example of a Yorkshire bitter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (9986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear golden, nose is dull toffee, light fruit, taste is sweet, malty, fruity.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
Cask at The Railway, Putney as ’Acorn Barnsley Bitter’. Clear orange, still, thin white layer of foam atop, leaves light lacing. Aroma has some caramelised sugars, some dog, rubber, maybe a little sulphur. Body is smooth, rounded, low carbonation. Taste is biscuity, straw, a little sulphur, squash ball (yes, I suck these on a regular basis so I can make this comparison), soft bitterness. Middling bitter. Pretty much the epitome of ’twiggy bitter’. Drinkable with just enough nuance to keep things interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (1903) - Lille, FRANCE - NOV 10, 2015
On cask @ CASK Pub & Kitchen, London - UK. Color: clear amber beer with no carbonation and small brown head. Smell: grassy hoppy and small resin notes. Taste: good malt with nice hoppy taste, grassy and resin. Good pine notes. Very easy drinkable.Good attenuation. Really nice beer. Aftertaste: grassy and small resin notes. Good wet bitterness and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (20866) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Cask. Clear amber color, white head. Fruity aroma. Taste has fruity toffee. Not bad.

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