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Brewed by Beer Engine
Style: Bitter
Exeter, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Excellent body. Hops, malt and fruit combine to give a well balanced, bitter-sweet flavour.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (848) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 10, 2013
Cask at Beer Engine pub ; Newton St Cyres ; UK ; Malty,caramel,fruity and floral aroma ; Deep golden color with minimal head ; Medium sweet and light medium bitter taste ; Refreshing ; Light body ; Very pleasant bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ALLOVATE (2469) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2011
Cask, handpump @ The Beer Engine, Newton St. Cyres, Devon.
Bright, sparkling medium gold with a tight, compact snow-white crown that holds firm with good legs. Soft, bready and yeasty nose with hints of chamomile, tea and flower petals. Nice, delicate malty palate, weet-bix, toasted grain, hay. Very light, clean, a little citrus on the tail before a lightly bitter, dusty swallow. Quite dry, a mild spritz amplifies it somewhat. Drops off quick, no aftertaste. Very simple, a nice easy quaffer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6523) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2010
On gravity at the Tuckers Maltings Beer festival, Newton Abbot 23/04/10. Amber coloured with a slight, off-white head. I can only agree with the other ratings. This was an easy, drinking bitter with a touch of strawberry fruit and dry finish, but it didn’t make a lot of impact.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10647) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2004
Cask Conditioned at The Beer Engine, Newton St Cyres, Devon. Pale Amber with light bubbly head. Thin maltiness with a tea like flavour and on the dry side. Low on impact, but great as a session bitter.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2004
Cask@Dartford BF. Slightly sulfuric nose. Pretty bland and grainy/edgy in taste, really not much else to say, a below average English bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2004
Beer # 13 at Dartford Beer Festival with SilkTork and Duff. A gold coloured standard bitter. The aroma has a hint of malt, but nothing very assertive. The flavour, again has a little malt and a little bitterness, but, again, not a lot of impact. Dry finish, but not a lot of crisp bite. A perfectly reasonable session beer, but nothing get too excited about. Although the marks are relatively low, this beer is entirely fit for the purpose intended. Cask (gravity dispense).

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SilkTork (5275) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2004
Dartford Fest. Gravity. Dry session bitter. Decent enough but lacked character.


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