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Brewed by Box Steam
Style: Bitter
Trowbridge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 10, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, grass notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100803]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31651) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is slight herbal to grassy hoppy, mild citrusy note. Sweet malty, mild citrusy and vague bitterness. Ends dry and bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29699) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. A hazy golden beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops on a lightly malty background. The flavor is sweet with notes of citrusy hops as well as lighter notes of malt. The body is light.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20883) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 22, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2012 Cask@GBBF2010. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is earthy, vegetably, a bit mouldy and slightly hayish. Flavour is wood, vegetables, some earth and mild vegetably notes. 5 3 5 3 10.

Cask@The Cornubia, Bristol. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, nectary, wooden and a bit hayish notes. Flavour is being very similar with a nice bitter finish. 6 3 7 3 13.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17224) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with hoppy hints.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10581) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Lamb & Flag, Oxford. Gold with white head. Light and delicate bitter with a grainy feel about it. Crisp light hops with a slightly earthy note. A touch resinous in the close. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9729) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2013
Gravity dispense at the 23rd Battersea Beer Festival - 06/02/13. Clear pale golden with a thin white head. Nose carries pale malts, grass, citrus - a little muted. Taste follows, pale malts, caramel, light citrus. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finish. Bog standard bitter - file under ’W’ !

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9521) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9158) - 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
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
Cask conditioned handpump King Billy Northampton. A golden beer with a whitish head and lacing. A biscuity beer with a creamy texture. A sweet malty nose. A pleasant lemony finish. Decent enough.


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