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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
Sweet toffee malt with a light herbal hop aroma. Bitter sweet, nutty flavour


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6488) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Cask at the standing order. Pours copper brown, nose is light toffee, taste is rich, malty toffee, light fruit, bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (500) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from Cellar Door, Four Oaks. Pours dark amber, single finger white head. Aroma is nutty, with maltiness too. Taste of initial nuts, then malts come through, biscuit, bread, then a touch of orange peel and perhaps lemon too, biscuit come back on the end. Nice!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 15, 2014
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear dark amber, thick off-white head. Aromas of light caramel and toffee, light herbal note. Taste has more herbal bitterness, toffee sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (13958) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2014
Cask at the Metropolitan Bar, JDW - London. Pours clear copper with a frothy white head. The nose has brown bread, mellow diacetyl, toffee. Medium sweet flavor with doughy brown bread, light caramel, low bitterness. Light-medium bodied with fine carbonation. Simple finish with notes of bread, dough, some buttery toffee. Simple but tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3004) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
500ml bottle. Pours dark reddy brown with a small head. Aroma is yeasty, twiggy Ribena. Taste is malty, red fruits and bread, with a little coffee on the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (10818) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle thanks to Colin. Pours copper with off white head. Nose and taste of sharp grain, bready malt, toffee, stale citrus and light herbal notes. Lighter medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8837) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask, The Last Plantagenet, Leicester. Mucky golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are earthy with hazelnuts and mellow lemon. Sticky toffee with Weetabix and spicy, herbal notes. Fairly medicinal with wood and cream. Flavours are toffee with bittersweet lemon and spicy, woody aspects. Dry black tea with blackberry and some autumn leaves. Pretty decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3638) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear amber brown, thin creamy beige head, sweet malty, berry fruits aroma, intermittent lacing, sweet, toffee, bit of fruit, good carbonation, nicely balanced

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (5363) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Cask at the moon under water Watford jdw. Hazed orange amber colour with a long lasting thin off white head. Aroma is tangy orange, tangerine and mineral. Flavour is semi sweet orange, honey and English esters. Some raisin. Condition is fair fine carbonation . medium sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5407) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Basildon wetherspoon. Storm day. Sweet clean neutral malt, Amber in colour. Hops don’t sit well. Acting neither as a contrast nor a decent companion to The malt. Poor marriage. But ok.


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