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Beartown Bruins Ruin

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

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - November to January (but sometimes appears at other times too). Also available bottled.
Deep copper coloured, strong bitter. Packed full of malty character and dry, lingering hoppy finish. Not too sweet as some stronger ales are.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tommann (3235) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours dark orange with a medium head. Aroma is caramel, tea and bread. Taste is caramel. Tea and boiled sweets. Standard uk bottled bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4798) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. Surprisingly complex. Slightly sweet with ginger and spices in background. Quite an interesting beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarcinG (380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2016
Butelka. Miedziany kolor. Piana mala biala szybko zanika. Aromat warzywno owocowy z orzechami w tle. W smaku podobnie. Warzywny koktajl z goryczkowym finiszem.

MarcinG

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2652) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 15, 2015
Hazy orange body, white head. Green apple and fudge in aroma. Flavour is bit fizzy, not really real ale. Quite plain.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (9913) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2015
Cask at the O'Connell's, Tampere, Finland. Murky brown color with a small foamy off-white head. Hoppy aroma with mild malty dryness. Mild floral hops and malt in the flavor. A bit sweet. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 16 Jul 2012. Poured a murky, dark brown, with a spotty off white head. Aroma of flat malt, brown sugar and cooked fruit. Grain in the flavour, with brown bread and toffee. Finish was apples, copper and straw.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3884) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle from asda, wirral. Copper beer with small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is a little hop, malts and caramel. Ok beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5843) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
30th Aug 2014, cask pint at the Briar Rose, Birmingham. Pours a clear amber with an off white head that stayed around and gave off some good lacing. Malt lead in the nose with a slight citrus undertone, malts ruled the taste too with a semi-sweet caramel and dark fruit like flavours. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jen81 (24) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
@Good Yarn, Uxbridge. Copper coloured with a thin head that soo disperses. Not huge aromas, but first sip is immediately Cadbury’s Dairy Milk like. Maltiness essential comes through. Easy drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (6130) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Cask at the Briar Rose; clear amber pour with a creamy off white head, light lemon and malt aroma, taste has a hint of citrus, malt, a hint of caramel some dark fruit action, ok.


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