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Brewed by Bradfield
Style: Bitter
Sheffield, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular.
A traditional copper coloured mal ale using the finest English hops to produce both floral and smooth aroma but still giving it a sharp finish.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Rebadged as Devonshire Cat Bitter. BBBB of a medium calibre. Nothing exciting and borders on the tedious. Would be low on the list of things I would order again.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2802) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Cask at The Blue Bell, York. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of biscuit and fruit, light herbal note. Taste is more caramel, light hop bitterness. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
Cask@Euston Tap, London. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet malts, mild wood, some not-too-sweet syrup as well as mild toast. Flavour is caramel malts,some wood, herbs, sap and mild nutty notes. Fruity and caramel malty aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
On cask at the Bell Bell. Pours a dark golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of caramel, grassy hops and yeast. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel.

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
RichardGretton (4222) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2011
Draft@Swan & Rushes. Dark amber beer with a strongish head, fruity aroma, and a light fruity flavour with a bitter finished. The flavour is bitter and roasted with a nice bitter finish. Overall a good bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (7937) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2011
Cask, Swan & Rushes, Leicester. Copper with a thin cream foam. Aromas are light weetabix malts with toffee and nutty notes. Peach and melon with black tea. Floral and spicy with thin lemon and metal. Flavours are sweet weetabix with caramel. Autumnal with spices. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beersiveknown (2742) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 10, 2011
Clean, malty, dry. No hop character. Copper brown good condition and head retention.ok

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6042) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2011
(Cask at Euston Tap, Euston, London, 21 July 2011) Dark amber colour with foamy, beige head. Malty, slightly toasty nose with dark bread and a touch of caramel. Malty, clean taste with notes of dark bread, caramel and slightly dusty hops. Medium body, quite dry. Well balanced and quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1815) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2011
Cask, the Francis Newton, Sheffield. Copper, caramel aroma. Mild sweet flavour. Some brightness from the hops. Almost mint like finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8585) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Lamplighter Northampton. A classic brown coloured beer. An oatsy toasty crunchy aroma which becomes a very dry standard but tasty English bitter done well with fruity notes.


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