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Beartown Bear Ass

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Brewed by Beartown
Style: Bitter
Congleton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A light, ruby coloured ale with excellent hop and malt aromas, and a smooth, dry, malty flavour. A real ale that landlords tell us is popular with younger drinkers.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hermod (4053) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2015
Cask@ Kitty’s. Copper color, thick white head. Malty, light bready, leathery aroma. Flavor has hops, dried fruits, bready notes. Nice biting finish. Thin body. Bit stuffy.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hohops (502) - Kent, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cask. Pours dark red/brown. Hoppy, yeasty aroma. Taste is ripe fruits, yeasty, bread. Bit of an unpleasant aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (15009) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
4.0% Cask gravity at Planet Thanet BF 2015. Reddish brown clear beer no head. Getting to the end of the barrel in terms of condition but the flavour us fine. A little appley to start then orchard fruity malt flavour. Some hop on finish. Not very bitter pretty flat condition. Would have scored higher in better touch.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
prawlie (1267) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Pint at the Old Manor in Bracknell. Creamy, bubbly head over a dark red beer. Very smooth, dry aftertaste, floral hops, but disappointing. Creamy light chocolate aroma, but very faint. Wouldn’t bother with it again.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (5668) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2012
Bronze in colour and maintains a good head, but has very little character elsewhere.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
justm (164) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Cask at Blue Boar, Billericay. Pours a chestnut brown with an amber edge and a gentle off-white head. Aroma is very subtle, slightly floral and malty but very faint. It runs rather nicely over the palate however. Tropical fruit flavours shine then collapse quickly into a dry coarse bitterness which also doesn’t hang around for long. The merest of aftertastes leaves you pondering what it actually tasted like and so draws you in to another sip. A firework of a beer that flares, fades, then leaves you wondering whether it was really there in the first place.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a brown colour with a thick white head. A musty yeast and caramel aroma with similar flavours. A little lemon to finish. Moderate carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DruncanVeasey (7633) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2012
Cask, The Larry, Nuneaton, 25/02/12. Cherry red with copper edges under a slim cream top. Sour berry tang aroma. Same taste; aged, acetic, Tunes-like, plain wrong. Bitter afters from nowhere. Hay and faint biscuit. Yuck.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5093) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2012
Cask at the Wetherspoons on Victoria Station. Copper coloured with a tight beige head; red fruit aroma; smooth and soft with a rich fruity toffee flavour with lots of depth from deeply roasted malts; the finish is dry with some spicy hops. Very drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mr_h (3563) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 11, 2012
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - very faint fruit malt aroma, pours clear deep amber with an off white head, slight sourness


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