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Brains SA (Cask)

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35
43
style
Brewed by Brains
Style: Bitter
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
"Brewed to a recipe combining pale and crystal malts with choicest traditional ale hop varieties. The beer has a long, deep, bitter-sweet finish with fruit and hop notes, a strong ale which is distinctively hoppy."
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sigmund (5551) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Cask half pint at the Prince of Wales, Cardiff. Deep golden to copper colour, moderate head, slightly off-white. Nice lacing. Moderate aroma, malty and nutty notes. Smooth mouthfeel and flavour, moderately malty, not sweet, a slight fruitiness. Easy drinking, but not exciting.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (353) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 5, 2015
UPDATED: APR 6, 2015 Pint on tap. Slight malt nose. Clear still beer,small solid white head. Good body, excellent malt taste. Ending has a bit of bitterness, but really all malt. Good session ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HenrikSoegaard (11165) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2015
Cask. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Light bitter flavor. Sttange fruity notes. Average light bitter finish. Oily palate.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
chrisv10 (11965) - DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Cask @ Cockney. Clear dark amber with small creamy tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, hop and a little dark fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, biscuit, little dark fruit, toasted, notes of butter, medium sweet, little bitter and notes of acidity.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (12681) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2015
Cask @ Cockney Pub, Aarhus. Clear dark amber with a dense off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light dark fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 240315

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (5540) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Cask at the Alexander Graham bell. Pours clear amber, nose is dull toffee, taste is sweet toffee, floral, grassy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1508) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Part of my 2013 backlog, and tried at the bowl inn almondsbury. Copper brown colour with a thick white head. Aroma is malty with berries and a sweetness. Taste is bittersweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (3500) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2015
On cask at the William Stead. Appearance - amber with a decent head. Nose - spiced biscuit and apple. Taste - more of the same plus slight malt astringency. Palate - light to medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a dry malty finish. Overall - solid but not special.

2.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RDJenkins (2) - WALES - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
Settles a clear copper with a thin head. Taste is dull but steady - bready with flat cereal undertones. Creamy on the palate with floaty toasted malts. Eminently drinkable but dissapates quickly. Homely but unspectacular.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NordicV (1293) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
Cask @Charlies i Köpenhamn. Bärnstensfärgad öl med lätt skum. Doften är fruktig med karamell och lätt blommighet. Smaken är ganska söt med frukt malt och en lätt jordighet.


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