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Blackwater Kangaroo Court

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Formerly brewed at Salopian
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Shrewsbury, England

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special - January 2012.
Straw to the eye, with an intensely incriminating flavour and aroma of pine and citrus. Under some close examination, beautiful hints of tropical fruit. These are tempered but a hint of sweetness and a crisp malt body.


Lonick's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, - JAN 26, 2012
Light a summer beer if you will, the type of ale that farmers in Warwickshire would have sunk after a busy day on the farm. Nice, easy but not calling me back for more.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Fly In The Loaf, 13 Hardman Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, England L1 9AS.

Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, lemon. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, citrus hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120116]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheCametron (1800) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 26, 2012
Cask at The Bow Bar. Piss yellow, thin white head/ no head. Light hoppy nose. Sharp malty flavour. Not great or awful.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
McNeillR (1240) - SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2012
Clear and clean on most counts. Well settled head and light yellow head and colour. Unassuming lemon linger after the initial palate kick, with a tight dry finish. A vast improvement on Fosters for Australia Day anyway. (Cask, Bow Bar, Edinburgh (Winter Beer Fest))

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
On cask at Bar Fringe. Pours a light golden colour with a thin white head. Hoppy aroma of pineapple and caramel. Similar flavours with a dry finish. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8159) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2012
Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are biscuit malts with lychee and apricot. Lemon with dusty yeast and herbal notes. Flavours are sweet apple juice with toasted malts followed by a great floral, peppery, clean hoppiness. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14659) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 20, 2012
and verily i say unto thee, than on the 20th day of January in the year of our Lord 2112 i found myself if an Edinburgh hostilary named Cloiters and belike this be one of my favourite places to embibe the amber nectar. It was their that the underskinner poured forth a flagon of Kangaroo court for my pleasure and enjoyment for the nonce. Soft and dry lemon wafted up from the glass with just a touch of bittterness while in the smatch i can espial a touch of light lemons and soft fruits and forsooths i can say a long light bitterness came henceforth from the liqour that verily i say unto thee that i will still be tasting on the morrow, in sooth these vital were rather dull.

I dunk this after some coding.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (3316) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2012
Cask @ Cask & Barrel Southside, Edinburgh. Pale yellow colour, good head. Resin, biscuit & citrus fruit aroma & flavour. Dry bitter aftertaste. Good golden ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2928) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow (13 Jan 12) - pours a clear pale golden colour with a thin white head and lovely citus aroma, hint of tropical fruits and a smooth sweetish balanced finish.


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