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

bottled
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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
"A full and richly flavored ale."


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (770) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2011
500ml Bottle, room temp. Pours golden with a white head that doesn’t last. Medium sweet taste, incorporating citrus and herbs. Lively carbonation. Nice long bitter hop finish saves us from boredom. Nice beer I would happily drink again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
EugeneStraver (119) - Nootdorp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 5, 2011
Home 20110305 (500 ml bottle from brewery): A dark yellow colour with a slightly cloudiness. Flavour: sweetness (caramel), malty, fruity (peach and abricot) and a good hop bitter. A sweet taste (caramel) with an ongoing bitterness. The beer is in the aftertaste still some sweet (sticky) and a dry bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5259) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2010
500 mL bottle from 2001. A bottle i’d left at a friends and forgotten about. It aged nicely. No carbonation. Amber colour

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2010
(bottle) Hazy, amber colour with a loose medium-sized tanned foamy head. Fruity and toast-malty aroma with notes of caramel, berries and a touch of liquorice. Sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a calm carbonation. Mildly toasty malty and fruity taste with notes of berries and citrus, accompanied by liquorice spice; fruity and slightly toasty finish. Classical stuff. 15.XII.10

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (8856) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 17, 2010
Bottle: Deep golden, unclear, smaller persistent lacy off-white head, fruity-hoppy nose; moderate bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied; caramelly sweetness balances the dry hoppy finish. Very O.K..........

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1141) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2013 500 mL bottle from Morrissons. Dried fruit aroma and clear orange orange in appearance. Tastes a little off putting at first but then got morish. This is isn’t a classic, but it slips down easily. Bitter and hoppy. I prefer the Golden Sheep, but this has a hint of Tim Taylor’s Landlord which speaks well of it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7603) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Bottle from brewery store. Orange, nutmeg and malt aroma. Clear golden amber color with small head. Sweet orange malt flavor with a bitter lemon peel finish. Body on the light side. Very nice but a bit light.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (1843) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 8, 2010
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK. Nice deep honey colour, Sweet cinnamon aroma, more bitterness on the flavour. Some yeast and honey come through on the finish, with a long pepperiness that finalizes it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7912) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 19, 2010
bottle, courtesy of pivnizub. Clear amber colour, mid-sized head. Malty, slightly fruity with a nice hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2010
500ml Bottle at Home 10/05/2010 White head. Carbonation. Floral aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with a hint of dryness in a bitter lasting malt finish.


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