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

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluevegie (3049) - 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 (34188) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6041) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2006
(Cask at Lion Tavern, Liverpool, 24 July) Colour is amber with frothy head. Nose is malty, fruity with dark fruit and some earthy hops. Taste is malty and fruity with hints of dried apricots and a well balanced bitter finish with some earthy/dusty hops. A good session bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Numenor (871) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 22, 2006
Deep gold body with a light white head. Aroma dominated by hops and light malts. Sweet initial taste, fading to a bitter maltiness. Sweet ending.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WarFockewulf (21) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2006
Thios was many of the Bitters that I tried in England. It was hot, of course and tough to drink. Poured Golden. It had little hop flavor and not much character.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2006
Cask: Lighter ambery orange with a short but lasting white head. Mild fruit aroma. Flavour is simple cara malts and a touch of grassy hops. Not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2006
Cask at Harp London WC2 30 Apr 06. Bright brown colour. A lasting head. A well balanced beer without any distinction. Hardly any bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2006
Cask at the Bun Shop, Cambridge. Served chilled. Red, short foamy head. Hoppy aromas, with a slight bitter aftertaste. Palate is good - very nicely finished. Simple and refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2006
On cask. Orange amber colour with a nice creamy head. Light aroma of caramel and toffee. Also light flavour of toffee and caramel with a touch of hops.


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