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Brewed by Tunnel
Style: Bitter
Nuneaton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask & Bottle Conditioned, Occasional;


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4298) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2013
Cask@The Criterion, Leicester. Amber beer with a strongish head. The aroma is dry and fruity, and the flavour is fruity with some bitter dryness. Overall a good drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2011
Cask conditioned handpump Lamplighter Northampton. A hazy amber coloured beer. Sweet but with on the turn acidity. Fruity notes thorugh the problems. The haze suggests yeast slurry bottom of the barrel, but I’ve had enough poor beers from Tunnel to know that that might not be the only reason for the off flavours.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2009
Orange amber, hazy with a lot of sediment. Aroma is not appealing: raw chestnut and a curious vegetal whiff of tomato. Taste is the usual Tunnel gluey sourness rather overwhelming sweet, nutty malt and mid bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2009
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay, caramel, sour - tart, light to moderate hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate sweet, light to moderate acidic and sour milk with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20081003]

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2008
50 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours almost fully clear golden and with a creamy one finger thick white head. Floral and soapy aroma. Acidic to citric flavour with a mild floral note. Medium sweet and plain citric into the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear golden with a rough, white head. Very perfumy floral nose. Light-bodied, fruity accents and a distinct acidity all through the finish. 031008

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 15, 2008
Bottled. An unclear dark golden beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet fruity combined with a weird acidity. The flavor is acidic with strong notes of fruit - peaches and oranges, leading to a dry acidic finish. Thanks fonefan and Brugmansia for sharing.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2008
Bottle. Citric aroma. Hazy dark golden colour. Very small white head. The flavour is quite citric, there is some fruitiness, strawberry. Too citric.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
johndoughty (4114) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2008
Bottle. This is one of the reasons why people drink bottles of cider. Orange with the sediment at the bottom of the bottle which was a bit off putting.Acidic and vinegary it also boasts the :" CAMRA says this is real ale"-perhaps CAMRA should check the quality before applying the logo. Bought at the Royal Show 2008.Quite expensive although virtually any price would have been robbery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2008
UPDATED: APR 17, 2008 As ’Battlefield LBC...’, Covfest ’08. Honey amber. Fart-sodden aroma with egg and sulphur. Odd root vegetable sweetness, caramel, light woody touches, apologetic chocolate. Lacking very much of anything. Overheard some poor soul saying it was the best pint they’d had all year. Must have been the first. Thin, bland, forgettable.


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