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Brewed by Box Steam
Style: Bitter
Trowbridge, England
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Formerly known as Rev Awdrys Ale. Renamed in 2009.
A light, straw coloured bitter with a hoppy aftertaste. A refreshing beer for all seasons.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9293) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2008
Cask (Gallows Bird, Espoo)
Dry dusty noble hop aroma. Some sweet sherbet too. Soft carbonation, refreshing palate. Big light malty body, a little fruity and with a pretty solid bitterness too. Shortish finish, but that’s perhaps a little dishwatery.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2008 cask 500ml at Angleterre Helsinki 050908 color:pale yellow creamy white head around two hours earlier opened cask. taste: Malty ,grainy body dash fruity smooth bitterness. Maybe bit too young. Need to re-rate 6-3-6-2-12 cask 568ml at Gallow’s Espoo 080908 three days old ? pleasantly matured solid bitter

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 7, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 10, 2008 Cask 0.25L glass tasted 6.9.-08. Slight vanilla in the nose. White head 5mm. Pale hey coloured. A burnt taste at the beginning. Comes better after first sip. Slightly hazy. Mild lemon and peach aromas. Nice hoppiness at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6245) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2007 Cask-conditioned at the Bag O’Nails, Bristol 5/6/07. This was a very pleasant session bitter. Golden coloured with a lacy white head. Plenty of grassy hops in the aroma with grainy flavours and a long bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2010 1. Cask Stillage from the cellar at the Black Horse, Darwen 24/09/2004 (As Rev Awdry’s Ale) Clear golden coloured pale and hoppy. Some wheat flavour and a bitter finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 03/08/2010 (As Golden Bolt) Floral aroma. Golden coloured fruity and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a dry and grainy malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2010 Cask (gravity dispense), St Albans beer festival 2004 as Rev Awdrys Ale. Named after the most famous inhabitant of the village of Box - the creator of the Thomas the Tank Engine childrens’ stories. This beer is pale gold in colour. The aroma is modest, with a touch of grassy hop. The bitter hops are much more prominent in the flavour, with a hint of dry malt too. Clean and fresh, with a mellow finish. Nothing too complex going on, but a pleasant, refreshing beer.


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