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Black Sheep Best Bitter

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66
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Brewed by Black Sheep
Style: Bitter
Masham, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
A well hopped, light golden session bitter with a distinctive, dry, refreshing taste enjoyed through a rich creamy head. Brewed in traditional cast iron and copper vessels using the finest ingredients.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Towey1989 (1666) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2016
Cask at The Wickstead Arms, Nantwich. A clear pale amber colour with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, some fruits, slight butter and subtle bready malts. Taste of caramel, toffee, bready malts, slight butter, a little fruit and subtle spicy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, slightly buttery, malty bitterness in the finish. Not a bad bitter overall but quite buttery, a dry finish too.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mabuzzer (540) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Cask @ Blue Pig. Amber, slightly have with a thin white head. Fruity aroma, taste is citrus hoppy, with a little sweetness too. Ok

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ianwelby (1043) - SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Dark amber beer with a white head and faint fruity aroma. Flavour is a bit hoppy, a touch of fruit. Itís slightly sickly and Iím not convinced itís especially well kept in here but itís okay.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VRobertovich (39) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2015
Light amber beer, light-medium carbonation. A little oily on the palate. Nice caramel maltiness, followed by crisp citrus and peppery hops. Bit of a wierd doughy, buttery finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5419) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 5, 2015
On Cask in Mayfair. Golden body with slight head. Nose is caramel, malts and lots of hop. Taste is clean and bitter. Lots of spices and good stuff. Dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1209) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 18, 2015
Cask at the Holloway Pub, London. Clear amber, malty caramel and hops. Bitter end, easily drinkable

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanEric (1170) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 14, 2015
Cask at the cavern pub Liverpool . Dark amber with a creamy white head. Good lacingAroma is malty, with some fruits and diacetyl. Taste of malts, butter and bread.A bit too much diacetyl imo, buttery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7329) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 24, 2014
Cask at the Woodmans Rest, Solihull. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light hop malt. The flavour is moderate bitter with a citrus hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbobation. Served fairly warm. A fine session ale.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (5814) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at the Falcon. Orange, slight haze, still, small scummy off-white head. Aroma - not much, light cheese, savoury, maybe potato. Body is medium, smooth, very low carbonation. Taste is malty, light sweet citrus note, thin astringent resin, a bit watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (855) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask - amber with a creamy white head. Thick lacing and good retention. Aroma is malty, lemony and grass with some fruity hints. Taste of malts, light roasted, a little bready, slightly fruity and a light bitterness. Good stuff.


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