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

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cask, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (3544) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Cask @ Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge. Mahogany red with a small creamy head. Has a small roasted malt aroma and taste with an easy drinking texture.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
On cask at Congress, Longton. Ruby red, spicy ale. Well balanced and a cracking pint.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
Cask @ Craft Beer Co - Clerkenwell, Farringdon EC1. Pours a dark reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramle hoppy aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Towdtrundler (1) - Barnsley, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012 does not count
Another great beer from Acorn. Ruby red. Good bitter aftertaste. 4.7% but doesn’t taste so strong.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1793) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2012
Cask in CP&K. Ruby brown bitter, off white head. Nose is toffee, nutty, brown sugar. Taste is brown sugar, papery, nutty and caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
19th November 2012
Craft Clarkenwell. Cask. Clear red - amber beer. Small pale tan head. Smooth palate, light and semi dry. Very moderate carbonation. Okay dark toffee malt. Dried fruit hops, orange dominated. Finishes neutral. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2011
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Nut brown bitter with a nice tight head. Malty aroma, with caramel and a woodiness. Flavours are lightly sweet caramel, roasted malt, more woody bitterness and a soft fruit finish. Very drinkable bitter [02122011]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14041) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2011
cask in cloisters ... deep red brown ... thin tan head ... soft woody toffee malts nose ... light bitter woody fruits .... dull soft and bitter

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 13, 2011
On cask at The Stagg’s Beer Festival, 2011. Pours a dark copper colour with a thick beige head. Aroma of roasty malt, coffee and caramel. Similar coffee ground flavour upfront with roasty malt again and nicely bitter. Moderate carbonation and a little dry to finish. Not bad. Long chocolate and coffee linger.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3201) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 29, 2011
Cask @ The Counting House. Mild grassy malt aroma. Oak brown colour, reasonable head. Spicy marzipan malt flavour. Bitter aftertaste. Reasonable bitter.


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