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Backyard Kris Kringle

Brewed by Backyard
Style: Bitter
Walsall, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Seasonal - Christmas.
Light and red in colour; Full bodied but not heavy, warm malt characters prevail with a hint of orange and delicate spice complimented by the aroma of fruit and spice from the hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3909) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2016
Tried at the golden eagle, Lincoln. Golden colour with a white head. Spicy fruit aroma and light sweet taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
Cask at Old Swan (JDW), Uttoxeter. Pours amber with an off white head. Bit thin, some spice, bit of orange, sweet hop. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (862) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask at JDW Wolves, deep gold beer thin white lacing head. Most unusual pine aroma, Christmas tree in a glass, but pleasant so no tinsel. Malty mild hoppy notes, spice and light fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (6817) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Cask at Cherry Red; Clear dark red/amber pour with a thin white head, dark fruit aroma, taste has malt, fruit, some christmas spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask at Cherry Reds Brum with Sarky and Rich. ok red brown beer. Bit thin. Not much hop. Thin watery some red fruit. Some ok red fruit but thin.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (4437) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask @ Coach & Horses, Shrewsbury. Lacked a little flavour for a Christmas beer.. got a little citrus from the hops and possibly some spice if I searched hard enough, but generally felt a bit lacklustre.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Old Joint Stock Birmingham 09/12/13. A brown beer with a whitish head and lace. Just a sweet bitter. A bit cloying. Nothing special and nothing Christmassy. A chewy body. Not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
The Felix, Nuneaton, 08/12/13. Deep gold thickly collared with white. Aroma faint lemony hop, thistle sap, pepper, possibly coriander. Soft and decent with gelatinous citrus hop and mellow spiced biscuit; some oak, plastic and apple peel yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4131) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Amber beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is malts, some dry hops, fruits and maybe a hint of spice. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7837) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 23, 2012
Cask at The Fountain, Walsall. Poured a clear golden brown with a thick long-lived white head. The aroma is rich and malty. The flavour is medium bitter and much the same as the aroma. The hoppy bitterness sits nicely on the palate. This is a great smooth session bitter rather than a Christmas ale. I’d order a second pint so it must be good!

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