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

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (16775) - 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 (5016) - 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 (10285) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7424) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2006
Hastily necked draught half at the ’most haunted’ pub in York. Bright amber pour with a collar of white suds. Hugely drinkable sessions with an excellent caramel malt- crisply leafy hop balance.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (18904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2006
Cask @ Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Pours an amber colour with a small off-white head. Fruity malty aroma with some hints of caramel. Malty flavor with some fruitiness and hints of caramel. Malty finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gr0ve (2173) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2006
1/2 pint cask, Thompsons, Edinburgh. Medium-sized white creamy head. Marzipan-like sweet nutty aroma with a crisp background, smooth bitterness and a very soft texture. Really nice as it is both stimulating and refreshing while not being offending in any way at all. Very well-made. Gentle maltiness, which only shows through towards the finish. A very nice bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9063) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2006
Half on cask. Dark golden coloured with brilliant clarity. Filmy white layer of foam. Fruity aroma. Light caramel in flavour with notes of dried fruit (apricot) and with a moderate bitter end. Well made beer (served at perfect temperature at the wonderful Harp pub in Covent Garden 18.09.2006).

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluevegie (3066) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2006
Cask. May 06. Orange amber body with short white head. Fruity aroma and light in taste with caramel notes. Simple but tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2006 Cask @ The Maltings in York: aroma is fruity and bready. copper color with white head from hand pump. Deliciously friuty ale that has nice hoping. Great bitter finish. Thin Palate. Cheers!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38083) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 11, 2006
Cask, Handpump @ Brewery. Orange amber colour with a nice creamy head. Light aroma of caramel and toffee. Light flavour of toffee and caramel with a touch of hops.


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