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Brains Bread of Heaven (Cask)

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Brewed by Brains
Style: Bitter
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - February & March.

Named to embody the spirit and passion of the Welsh Nation, Bread of Heaven is handcrafted to celebrate Brains’ sponsorship of the Welsh National Rugby Team and is the official ale of the 2005 and 2008 Grand Slam.
Its rugby ball-shaped logo features the WRU Official Ale logo and the words ‘Bread of Heaven’ and ‘feed me till I want no more’ from the famous Welsh hymn, ‘Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer’.
A traditional cask ale with a distinctive reddish hue and a rich hop aroma, finely balanced by a more-ish fruit finish.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (4292) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Cask @ Hop Poles, Hammersmith. Well, at least this wasn’t as bad as Brains IPA. The pour’s amber with a small head. The nose is of caramel, some apricot fruit, some nut. The taste is more caramel, leather. A bit of of shortbread. More apricot, red apple. Slightly husky. The body’s light, the carbonation fine. Overall, OK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1363) - WALES - MAR 14, 2013
Had many pints on draught during my time at uni, I remember liking this beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2013
[cask at the Wheatsheaf, Enfield] Deep mahogany brown pour, large white head. The aroma is like toasted bread crust. Dry and bitter on the initial taste, slightly woody and earthy, the bitterness rises on the finish and becomes drier still. Enjoyable [08032013]

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2655) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 1, 2013
On cask at The Coach House, Potton. Appearance: attractive mahogany brown, thick mocha brown head. Aroma: malty, biscuit like. A little grassiness but dominated by the maltiness, almost doughy too. Flavour: Sweet and malty, quite a dry mouthfeel with a distinct fruitiness, long malty finish. Quite nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2711) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear amber brown, no head, fruity and sweet malty aroma and flavour, no lacing, caramel, easy to drink, sweet malty aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2035) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAR 25, 2012
Cask @ Cumberland Arms, Tynemouth 230312
Chestnut brown...clear...dense thin white head...good lacing
Aroma - light caramel...light bitter hops...not much on the nose
Taste - light caramel malt..some toffee...quite malty...light soft fruits...background of bitter hops...light flavour and nicely balanced
Palate - soft carb...thin body..soft mouthfeel. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Nice, easy drinking quaffable light malt bitter...its a simple beer with subtle flavours but the taste there is pretty good

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SilkTork (5156) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
Beaufort Arms, Kittle. Darkish amber. A malty and tasty session bitter. I could happily quaff beers like this all day long. Pulls well above its strength. Nice one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10367) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
Cask. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor with caramellic notes. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gary (1324) - Brentford, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2012
(cask @ Coopers , Rochester). A soulless bitter , nothing going on really but subdued sweetness and some dry hops . Pretty lame .

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2012
Cask @ the Bree Louise. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, berries, malt and hops. Smooth and soft carbonated.


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