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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - August & September.
Pale in colour, fruity and hoppy, using Goldings hops for the bitterness and Bramling Cross for the aroma.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2014
22nd September 2014
Craft Tottenham Court Road. Cask. Clear gold beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth with good fine carbonation. Nice condition. Smooth malt base, semi sweet and semi dry. Mild floralness. Reasonable orange hops, even a little hop spice. Light semi dry finish. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Cask @ Old Post Office, Halifax. Golden with a small head. Has a very malt nose and taste, but a solid enough ale for it with a medium-high bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11873) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
Cask at CBC Tottenham Court Road - London. Pours clear yellow with a creamy white head that leaves a strong lace. The nose has some dried pale malts, straw, lemon rind. Light to medium sweet with dry dough, ripe lemon, more straw, basic bread. Light bodied with fine carbonation; great condition. Nicely bqlanced on the finish, some berries, light grass and straw, melon, pale bread. Solid.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1763) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Cask sheaf island jdw Sheff. Gold ok white head lacing. Aroma is fruity hop so is taste dry bitter finish. Medium body. Ok stuff

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2011
Cask, Criterion, Leicester. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are ripe pear with lemon and grain. Tea with hints of caramel and floral notes. Flavours are sweetened lemon with caramel and cereal. Lightly spicy with grapefruit bitterness and sweet mixed tropical fruit. Dry on the finish. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1900) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 12, 2010
Cask, Sheffield, UK. Golden, creamy head. Fresh aroma. Milky with a pepper and dandelion character.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2008 A Mes rate: cask at the Market Porter.
Clean gold with a white film. Very dull citric hoppy stuff with a reasonable earthy malt base and a fairly astringent finish. Not offensive in any way but my GOD it’s boring. NEXT!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 17, 2007
Cask Bow Bar Edinburgh .Light Gold ... Light fruity hop ... fruity hop soft gentle and mellow fruit with a little caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2007
Cask gravity at Ashford Rugby Club BF 2007. Gold colour with thin bubbly beige head. Flowery, elderflower aroma. Some nice orange jelly fruit in mouth. Fairly decent. Extremely drinkable with good intensity of flavour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2005
Cask (handpulled) at the Wellington, Birmingham. Simply stated hop nose, uncomplicated and clean, a sweet edge and a crsip finish. Another solid Acorn bitter.


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