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Archers Around The Maypole

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Formerly brewed at Archers (Evan Evans)
Style: Bitter
Swindon, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - May.
Light brown, malty. Well balanced.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6391) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Bag O’Nails, Bristol 20/5/08. Deep amber coloured with a slight white head. A fairly standard bitter, with some fruit and caramel in the aroma, followed by a sweetish flavour with some marmalade, earthy hops and a short bitter finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2005
Cask Handpump at the George & Dragon, Great Budworth 25/05/2004 Amber golden coloured fruity bitter, smooth on the palate. Slightly bitter dry creamy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3858) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2005
Hand pulled at the Anchor, Birmingham, during their Archers weekend. Orange bitter, with a nice roughly fluffed head. Good citric bitterness - full flavoured and quenching, with a nice length finish. Hoppy, prickly fruit mouthfeel. Strong and nice - a notch above the crowd and easily the best Archers beer of the night.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2004
Cask Conditioned, at the Wenlock Arms, London.
Amber with a speckled beige head. Deep hoppy aroma. Smooth malts settling into deep green, sour, hops finish. [This beer was just called Maypole, and at 4.5%, served in May, but looks similar enough].

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5231) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2003
Cask, Dog & Bone, Gillingham.

Huge floral citric aroma. Bold citric rush in the flavour with a juicy orange base. Good, clean and refreshing. Damn fine ale.


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