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Black Sheep Yorkshire Square Ale

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


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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
"A full and richly flavored ale."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (472) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2015
In 0.5L bottle. Pours copper colored, clear. About a finger of cream colored head with very fine bubbles. Aroma is grassy and herbal. Fully body. Very sweet and fruity. Not all that bitter, actually, but lots of flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheKernOwl (44) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2015
• Trademark slightly funk raincoat smell (this one a bit sourer) [MAINLY GOLDINGS HOPS]. • Body: an initial dry body-check, slight nuttiness? [SOME DEMERARA SUGAR], then chalky fade. • Aftertaste: a bit of English-bitter-style aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jvhemert (363) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 10, 2015
Very malt dominant. Caramel. Barley. Moderate sweet. Crispy bitterness. OK to start gets a bit sweet and sticky towards the end. Not to repeat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2530) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle sainsburys stuff. Amber ok head. Aroma is malts taste same some bready notes light hoppy bitter. Average stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (6519) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle at home pocked up from Sainsbury’s. Light amber / orange coloured pour with a lasting loose off white head. Aroma holds pronounced English yeast esters with berry and hedgerow, nutty grains and a little unrefined sugars. Flavour is composed of nutty grainy malts, a little stale, berry and earthy hop. Slight dry mineral quality to the water profile. Palate us semi sweet, dusty on the tongue. Finish is semi dry. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (799) - SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2015
(Bought as a bottle of Sainsburys Yorkshire Bitter) Clear, lively amber beer with a thick frothy head and a slightly sweet, hoppy aroma. Flavour is a slightly odd mix. Initially a sweet, fruity hit with a strong taste of apples, the sweetness quickly making way for bitter hop and then ending up with a dry, malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackafholmes (827) - - DEC 29, 2014
Christmas gift. Inoffensive ale. Slightly sweet with a slight bitter aftertaste. Medium body and medium carbonation. Ok beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
spartakbarnsley (67) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. This satisfying Yorkshire beer made a lovely accompaniment to some Wensleydale cheese on Christmas Day. Looks and smells like a bitter should - red and slightly malty. Light carbonation, notes of malt and dark fruits. Hops present but not dominant. Very nice bitter, would love to try on tap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2454) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
500ml bottle as sainsburys Yorkshire bitter. Colour is golden brown with a small off white head. Malty caramel aroma, taste has caramel with spicy citrus and banana.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
Cask in the Three Fiddles, Guisborough. An amber ale with a cream head. Quite a toasty malt dominated brew with a little citrus hop. Nice enough.

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