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Brewed by Acorn
Style: Bitter
Barnsley, England
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7801) - 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 (1786) - 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 (7119) - 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 (13188) - 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 (12674) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DanielBrown (3627) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2005
Hand pulled at the Wellington, Birmingham. Golden brown, with a scum top. Clean, smooth - nasty tang to finish. Tart, but bad tart. Some glue, slickness and off-citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - NOV 4, 2004
Citric sweet aroma, lychee and nuts! Copper clear. Sweet malty start with citric hoppy finish. Med, smooth, Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2004
An amber, bitter, richly malty and tasty beer which keeps the interest throughout the glass. Good stuff. (Cask at Smithfield, Manchester)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2004
Cask@St Albans BF. Nice aromatic flowery hops, some lychee/kiwi fruit in the nose. The aromas translate to the flavours, nice dry crispness, quite summery. Some nice tangy lemon in the finish.


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