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


on tap

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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.

BrotherLogic's rating

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexmate (59) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2016
A decent beer. Colour is described as copper, but it is more brown with a decent head. Nose: caramel, bready malts and maybe some floral notes. Taste: the caramel and roasted malts are present, there’s maybe a bit of coffee in there and the typical Farmer’s barnyard earthy taste and a sharp bitter grassy finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (5170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2016
On cask at the Yorkshire Bridge by Bamford. Appearance - deep amber to brown with orange chinks. Good head that sticks around. Nose - meaty, marmite and sweet malt. Taste - sweet malt and more savoury notes. Burnt malt finish. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a finish that could be fresher. Overall - a solid mild but not worth a revisit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cimbasso (710) - - NOV 17, 2014
Sampled from the cask at the John Baird’s Yorkshire Beer Festival. This beer is a copper colour with a beige head. The aroma is mainly of toffee-like malts. There is some malt taste, but the flavours are dominated by floral hops, giving quite a dry finish. The taste is a little thin; not unpleasant, but not particularly memorable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11055) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
Half-pint, well-kept cask ale at The Blue Bell. Clear copper coloured body. A bubbly ring to the rim of the surface. Spotty lacing. Grass and bread on the nose. Mixture of nuts, caramel, and leafy hops to the taste buds. Bittersweet ending. Medium to thin bodied. Standard Brit bitter, more or less (York 11.07.2014).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9358) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25258) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
RichardGretton (4630) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (9779) - Wigston, 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.

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