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

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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2007
Cask at The Barony, Edinburgh. Golden colour. Very empty beer. Low maltiness with lowalpha, earthy hops. Low bitterness. Almost tasteless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (10254) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Cask at The Barony, Edinburgh) Golden color, white head. Hoppy, grassy aroma with something making me feel like I am in a stable. Hoppy flavor with grassy and citric notes.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
detroitsteel (235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2007
The Stage, Market Deeping. A standard bitter, hops to the fore with some malty sweetness, a hit of citrus fruit and a dry finish. Par for the course.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9258) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 20, 2007
Draught (Granta Bar, Cambridge) Bitter and appley - malty. Tasty.Rather nondememo and unexceptional but a fairly competent English bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2007
3 Judges. Hints of roasted malt over balance. Grassy bitter, liquirce and hints of ink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bigcat03 (207) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUL 26, 2007
Drank on 04-25-07 at The Harp, London in a nonick pint. Nice amber color with a one finger off white head that left nice lacing. Malt and floral hops to the nose. Floral and pine hops along with a heavy dose of malt to the taste. Aftertaste of malt, grass, and some floral bitterness. Nice handdrawn palate with a little carbonation. A nice solid bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jammin7jg (139) - Burnage, Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2007
[CASK: The Didsbury, Didsbury, Manchester 01/10/06] A tasty ale that offers a pleasant drinking experiance. A good flavour and overall pretty good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (14170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2007
amber-ruby colour, light malt nose, a standard malt fruit bitter. nice but doesnt stand out

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4439) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2007
Cask at The Station Inn, Derby. A deep golden pint with a white head; predominantly malt aroma; malty and frutiy in the mouth with a bitter edge; and a long bitter follow through.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10291) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 28, 2007
Cask at the Wharf, Aalborg. Deep golden with a small head. Nice fruity hoppy and caramellic aroma. Bitter and sweet malty flavour. Dry and bitter long finish.


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