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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2010
cask at cloisters ... copper brown .. soft toffee malt ribena nose... ribena ... more juice than beer ... but easy drinkin. quite amazing

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (12660) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2011
Cask handpull at County Hotel JDW Ashford. Reddish brown clear lasting beige bubbly head. Its a bitter with some biscuit. Some fruit. Its fine. Not huge hop. Touch of sting on the finish. Decent condition. Fine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (9838) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2012
Cask at the Cleveland Arms, London. Pours clear copper with a somewhat flimsy, tan cream head. Sweet, ripe berries in the nose, some plums and strawberries. Light to medium swet flavor with lightly toasted bread, very light bitterness, light dry berries. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Light sweet finish with more semi-dry berries and mellow bitterness. Faint leaves, cherries, plums. A very decent bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (9623) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Old Windmill, Coventry. Copper with white head. Caramel malts with hints of strawberry and bubblegum flavour. Not great but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7798) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
Cask, Highcross, Leicester. Dark copper with a firm cream foam. Aromas are weetabix and light chocolate malts. Cream with raisins and bready yeast. Flavours are sweet toffee malts with chocolate. Dry black tea with light spices. An OK bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5121) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2011
JDW Rochester - Saturday breakfast. Dark beer. Smoky and smooth. Pleasantly bitter-sweet. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4204) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2011
Cask at the London & County (JDW), Eastbourne. Copper with a dense cream head; candy aroma; sweet, fruity, toffee flavour; with a lightly bitter finish. Acceptable, but not exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 6, 2012
On cask at the Holyrood 9A. Pours an amber colour with a decent beige head. Fruity aroma of strawberry, caramel, alcohol and light apple. Similar flavours, quite musty and yeasty, with apple again. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Just a little sweet too.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (2958) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2012
Cask @ The Pear Tree, Edinburgh. Dark reddish brown colour, good head. Fruity caramel malt aroma. Fruity slightly spicy flavour, bitter aftertaste. Served a bit cold but still a good winter bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (2117) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 30, 2011
On tap @ Bert’s Bar. Pours mahogany with a nicely proportioned head. The nose has sweet fruit, possibly strawberries or apple tart. The taste is of strawberries and biscuits - jammy dodgers in fact. The palate is medium in structure and texture with a dry finish. Overall, a good ale!


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