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Backyard Shire Oak


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Formerly brewed at Backyard
Style: Bitter
Walsall, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Regular.
Colour of British Oak. A soft malt and oak wood chip aroma. Gentle flavours of coffee and toast. With a very subtle bitter note at the end which dances away

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2010
Cask at Smithfield Hotel, Manchester. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, cream caramel, and toffee, leading to a dry bitter finish. The body is light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich Beer Festival 19/09/2008 Hop and some fruit aromas. Bronze coloured and fruity with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2009
Cask, Pennyblacks, Birmingham, UK. A very good example of an English session bitter. Asubtle toffee flavour, malt and hops well balanced and a nice lingering, slightly fruity finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2009
Cask @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester M4. Pours a dark amber color wit a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of coffee. Roasted malty caramel flavor wit some hints of coffee. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 3, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ Smithfield Hotel, 37 Swan St, Manchester, Greater Manchester England M4 5JZ.
Clear medium brown amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, light notes of coffee, light yeasty, leather, barnyard notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft, finish feel is light metalic. [20090122]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2008
nice dark colour but quite light on the taste. Nice malty presence throughout. good session beer

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