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Brewed by Beckstones
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Millom, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Christmas.
Hematite - named after the ore - mined by the Millom Hematite Mining Company. It’s 5.5% - a very malty, dark, christmas ale.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29847) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A nut-brown beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has notes of perfume and malt as well as a touch of caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel as well as a light note of alcohol.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel caramel, toffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100120]

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Cask. I recorded this as being 5.5% ABV. Clear dark amber golden with a rough off-white head. Sweet aroma of cake spices. Medium body, sweet roasted malt and burned caramel. The finish has warming alcohol but no hops really. 200110

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2010
Cask Stillage at NWAF The Venue, Miles Platting 20/01/2010 (ABV 5.5%) Floral malt aroma. Amber mid brown coloured fruity and a little rich and creamy on the palate. A hint of bitterness in a dry malt finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gazza (726) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2004
The major flavour to come out of this beer is toffee malt which dominates the bitterness and slight fruitiness. (Cask @ Liverpool Beer Festival)


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