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Brewed by Banks’s (Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Wolverhampton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Keg, can and bottle: Filtered.
A full, clean, bitter tasting beer with malty and hoppy flavours and winey, fruity overtones


Quack-Duck's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quack-Duck (7958) - Down South, - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle from Tesco Exmouth. Golden colour, very malty with only a shy Touch of hops in the short finish.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Joakgust (918) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber copper beer with a large white head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, toffee, herbs, nuts and bread. Flavor is malty with notes of caramel, toffee, herbs and dried fruit. Nice balanced bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5791) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from random Tesco in Glasgow. Surprisingly cheap for UK occasions and yet even from the fridge (0.99 £). Dark golden coloured, small to medium off-white head, nutty caramel nose. Toasted malt, caramel and light herbal hoppy with dry bitter finish. Not bad and quite good for the price.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MalcolmTucker (748) - SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle from Aldi. A dull but dependable brown bitter. Kindly bought for me but wouldn’t have been my choice.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
christhoel (115) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
leaves, earthy, barnyard, basement aromas, there is far better bitters out on the market even john smiths is betterbrown, clear, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (394) - POLAND - SEP 20, 2014
Aroma: dark malts, herbs. Appearance: clear amber color, white head. Taste: low bitterness, honey, herbal notes, dark malts, dry and watery. Palate: low body and low carbonation. Overall: average bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoNm (579) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a coppery/golden color, topped with a slightly dirty frothy head. A mild hoppy and grassy aroma is easily picked up. Balanced body, slightly more on the bitter side. Refreshing bittery feel in the end. Crisp. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
eastkenttom (31) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
A good bitter. Not going to blow your skirt up, but its always cheap as chips in my local supermarket, between £1 and £1.25 usually, and great value. As good as many bottled bitters on the supermarket shelves and a good honest drink. I like it!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (461) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle - Golden with a thin white head. Aroma of earth, grass and light toastyness. Taste of peach and apricot, hay, light grassy hops, medium bitterness. Light body, medium carbonation. Eh nothing exciting.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (835) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
500ml bottle from coop. Pours golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is malty and hops. Mild bitter, malty taste. Bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sebletitje (6784) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUN 8, 2014
Bouteille 50cl, BB 31/05/2014. Léger orangé, col fin blanc. Arôme au bouquet centré sur les malts, peu ressort en terme de houblons si ce n’est un bref houblonné citronné. Palais est malté anglais typique sur une pointe biscuitée, et un léger houblonné citronné de Fuggles voire EKG. Effervescence moyenne-haute avec une amertume basique pour ce style. Ok, mais sans plus.


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