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


on tap

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kavu (3292) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 18, 2013
1 pint from cask @ The Cavern. Pours clear amber with a medium creamy head. Aroma is malts. Flavor is bitter malts, some fruits and hops. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (2297) - Ghent, BELGIUM - APR 15, 2013
Yellow, golden ale. Low carbonation. Bitter aroma and dry finish. Hoppy and some spices.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ration (2048) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 11, 2013
Summer 2011 in England, Cask. Pours golden with a small head. Aroma some fuits, hay. Light bodied. Not Bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (4021) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2013
Cask by handpump at Glen Park Hotel, Ayr - golden bet with a very slight haze, bubbly off-white head, good lacing, no detectable aroma, no strong flavour, sweet malty, bit of fruit, bit cold, quite refreshing, no prolonged aftertaste

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2013
(Cask): Golden colour with a 1 finger, creamy, white head. Fruity, sweet aroma with hints of hops and citrus. Taste is malty, fruity, hints of citrus in there and a slight bitterness. Overall not bad, a tad boring but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3053) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Cask at the Red Lion, Wombourne. Pours dark gold with a small head. Aroma is sulphur and bready malt. Taste is bitter to start with a bitter, bready malt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2013
Draught.Poured amber colour with small white head.Aromas of sweet malt and a light fruitiness with a hint of hop in there too.Light malt and hop flavour making a classic session bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
The beer that turned me on to cask ale when I was a teenager. A perennial favourite even if it is not very exciting. Sweet aroma, some bitterness to taste, my yardstick for boring session bitters. There are loads worse, there are some better. I like this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1511) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
Cask at Harrow RFC, it’s a great feeling coming off the pitch and spotting the Sheep lurking on the home team’s bar. Clearly carrying much of the brewery’s house style, this is a lighter beer than the bottled Ale, a slightly less robust version of that dry maltiness and peppery fruitiness. As a lighter session beer though, it is supremely drinkable. One of my favourite basic bitters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (4200) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2012
On tap @ the Starbank Inn, Edinburgh. Pours golden to amber. Nice head. The nose is of hay and lemon. The taste is of more lemon, hay and some honey. Also, a bit of a cardboard note, unfortunately. The palate is light to medium in body and texture with a clean finish. Overall, so so!

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