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Banks’s Fine Fettle (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
Fine Fettle has a clean full-bodied malty flavour balanced by a robust bitterness contributed by finest English Fuggles and Golding hops.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3900) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2013
Golden coloured ale with a fair sized head. Has the mildest of summer fruit aroma and taste. Light texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10971) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2013
Cask at Hamilton Hall, JDW, London. Pours clear gold with a tight, white cream head. Aroma holds pale malts, light orange citrus and hay. Light sweet flavor, some doughy malts, cornbread, faint hints of lemony citrus. Light bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, more doughy pale malts, straw. Simple but quite pleasant and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (2715) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Cask at the Bridge, Kingswinford at 4.2%. Pours orange gold with a medium head. Aroma is lovely orange hops. Taste has citrus and orange, with a little lime and bread on the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
glyderau (1) - Colne, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013 does not count
Slightly hazy and slow to clear golden ale. Somewhat grassy aroma with a balanced, crisp and zesty palate.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2012
Cask gravity @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grassy aroma. Fruity malty grainy grassy hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty grassy hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2105) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2012
Cask at the Bulls Head, London Road, Manchester. Bright amber pour with a white head. Citrus, vanilla and fresh bread aroma. Citrus flavour with a malty hop kick. Bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Charlieboy (58) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2012
Tried on cask, lovely lunchtime pint, full bodied, pleasantly bitter and fruity, great pint!

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2011
Not much aroma, fruity malts if anything. Not a great deal on the palate but a nice taste. Its not a bad beer, at 4.8% I could drink a few happily.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2010
Dark-ish amber pint, slightly sweet, brown sugar and malts, background is a little dank and the mouthfeel is oddly creamy. Finishes dank and mild floral hops. Not too impressed.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Cask. Serviceable. Reddish brown with plenty of clings. Slight hop and plenty of malt in both aroma and taste


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