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Brewed by Bath
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered.
Previously known as Barnstormer.
Rich in fruit with hints of chocolate, this full-bodied dark ale derives its’ character from deeply roasted malts. It is a complex but very satisfying beer.
Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt, crystal malt, wheat malt. Bramling Cross bittering hops, Golding aroma hops.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14382) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark amber. Aroma and taste nuts, chocolate notes, malt, caramel and hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Don2711 (175) - - FEB 16, 2015
Good hoppy aroma. Dark appearance with good head. Bitter taste with toffee at end. Although not the strongest not bad on palate. Would drink again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (4762) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Cask at the white lady. Pours clear dark amber with a bubbly cream-coloured head. Aromas of malt and a light sour note. Taste is more of the same. Thin, caramel, light herbs maybe. Toffee at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (844) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 31, 2015
Brown color with ruby hues and a lasting off white head. Aroma is buttery toffee with burnt caramel treacle flavor. Gentle bitter cofeish aftertaste. Easy but interesting

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2538) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Dark brown beer with medium creamy head and good lacing. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is dark malts, caramel, a hint of chocolate and mild hop bittering. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (8338) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
bottle, Tesco Honiton. Amber-bronw colour, fluffy off-white head. Grainy-bready start, some fruity hoppy touches in the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jesperhammer (3167) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2014
18-SEP-2014, bottle @Gamlere. Clear amber with off-white head. Caramel, slight roast, fruit. Medium body and carbonation. OK ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (4896) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Simple bitter with just some hops, bit of caramel, straw and rye. Drinkable with a touch of toffee or caramel in the end. Not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (4897) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Ryde. Pours out in a clear deep amber-brown colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of light barley, hops and malt. Taste of mild hops, straw, barley, light malt, bread and nuts. Flowery hints. Refreshing with a good bitterness. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6644) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
50 cl. bottle. Dark copper colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of toffee, malt, spice and dried fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The Etruscan (554) - Tuscany, ITALY - AUG 21, 2014
Light beige foamy head. Dark copper mahogany colour. Aroma is malty with light caramel and dried fruits notes. Flavor is moderately with caramel, hoppy and light fruity (prunes, peaches), ending in a slighty caramelly finish. Light to medium bodied.


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