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

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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’.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1807) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
Cask. The Three Legged Mare, York. Copper body. Medium white head. Nutty, fruity, hoppy, chocolate, spice. Bitter. Dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9677) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Cask, William Wygston, Wigston. Golden brown with a thin head. Aromas are toasted and biscuit malts with earthy, leafy spicy hops. Some marmalade with woody notes. Flavours are jammy fruit with spritzy yeast and bitter lemon. Peppery and leafy with some green notes. Fruity bitterness and dry to finish. Nice. .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Cask at the CP&K, Pimlicococo, 15/10/14. Clear copper with a decent off white head. Nose is toffee, biscuit malt, nutty, light fruit vibes. Taste comprises more biscuit malt, toffee, dark fruit rinse, suggestion of coffee. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with a bitter wash. Decent bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (3177) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Aroma: grain and cereal malts, light straw. Appearance: clear, dark gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: intense grain, bitters coming up quickly, some grass, dry finish. Overall: decent Bitter, nothing too exciting though. Pint at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (33993) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 1, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2006 [Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF, 2004] A nut brown beer with a fine beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of spices and nuts. The flavor is lovely roasted and very sweet - especially considering the low alcohol content. The finish is dry roasted - almost like burnt caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10411) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2008
Cloudy dark amber with medium off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and fruits. Sweet floral with roasted malt, caramel and hints of chocolate. Ends sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2012
A - roasted caramel A - mid to dark gold with lasting clinging head T - light sweet with full bitter P - mid and soft O - decent

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (5036) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 11, 2012
On tap @ Thomson’s Bar. Pours dark amber with a decent head. The nose has toffee and resin. The taste is of ginger biscuits and toffee. The palate is medium bodied with a thick texture and a tangy finish. Overall, a good bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2501) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Cask at GBBF 15. Pours a clear brown colour with a white head, aroma is malt with biscuit and some toffee, taste is malty with a hint of coffee with a clean dry finish.

3.3
   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.


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