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Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask, Occasional;


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (4304) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2012 On tap at Fly In The Loaf, Liverpool. Golden colour with a white head. Mild hoppy aroma with some toffee. Moderate sweetness in the flavour. Some toffee. A bit flat

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma and flavours of caramel and barley with light grassy hop notes. Decent lingering bitterness and a dry finish. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Bear & Billet, Chester 29/04/2011 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured hoppy and a little sweet on the palate with a hint of dryness in a slight roast malt finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14312) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2011
19th April 2011
JDW Crosse Keys
Slightly hazy amber beer. Light semi dry palate. Fresh even malt - a little dry. Tangy orange hop. Dry finish. Bitter aftertaste. A little too bitter - tangy!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2011
Cask, 4.4%. Clear copper colour. Creamy white head. The flavour starts off a little bland, but becomes nicely rough in the finish. Good rough bitterness. Even a little gingery burn.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10472) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2011
Cask at the Crosse Keys, JDW. Clear copper pour with a foamy, white cap. Doughy malts on the nose with berries. Pretty sweet flavor, more dough, hints of burnt sugar and ripe fruits, a bit of earthy bitterness. Light to medium in body with fine carbonation. Slightly baked bread in the finish, toasty sugar and lasting grass. Not bad overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2011
Cask, The Queens Head, Chelmsford Aroma is grass, floral hops, eldeflower, perfum and, honey, Taste is berries, strawberries, honey, eldeflower, floral hops anga grapefruit bite. A good bitter but nothing spectacular.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7256) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2010
Cask, handpump at The Green Man & Blacks Head Hotel/Pub, Ashbourne, Derbyshire 18.09.10 Pours dark amber with good clarity and a white head. Good depth of flavour, fruity but with a lasting bitterness, some streaky citrusness, enjoyable had about 3-4 of these. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7098) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2010
Gravity, 3rd Hinckley BF. Copper, coarse-bubbled diminishing white collar. Roasted nut aroma underpinned with orange, and some alcohol. Bright and orange soapy with sneaking chocolate, chestnut, roast and praline notes. Top bitter; great balance of bitterness, both malt and hop-derived. I’ve not had a less than good beer from BH, and this isn’t one either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2009
Cask, Crescent, Salford. Dark amber colour with a thin white head. Medium lace. Fragrant yet dusty aroma . Flavour was on the sweet side and had christmas cake, malt and some fruitiness. Some kind of weird chemical like tang in there which I couldn’t place. Interesting and downable.


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