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Brewed by Brewster’s (UK)
Style: Bitter
Grantham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A copper coloured ale, brewed with four malts and three hops. It has a rich full bodied feel and a delicious fruity hop character.
Introduced in Summer 2004 as a one off. It has rapidly become a favourite in many pubs and is now a permanent beer.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1521) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2011
[Cask at Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading] Amber. Very very hoppy indeed, maybe a bit too much so for my liking. Flowers and lemon seem to be the theme, but it’s all hops and no balance.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2010. Pours a pale amber golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy citrus flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2011
Cask @ Sir John Moore, JDW. Aroma is light malted and a bit hoppy. Dark orange coloured brew with an off-white head. Flavour is malty, smooth, and hoppy, some citrus. Slightly dry and bitter finish. Ok drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 6, 2011
Cask (Regal, Cambridge)
6 Fruity aroma, peach and little citrus.
4- Reddy orange, small sparkler head.
7 Bold fruity mashy body, pleasant gentle hops, a touch citrussy - I’m guessing EKG dry hopped.
4 Soft palate, carbonation low. Finish gently hoppy, a little bitter, a little citrussy.
14 Very tasty bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7097) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2011
The Felix Holt (JDW), Nuneaton. Copper with a pure white foam that goes the distance. Aroma of oatmeal, damp wood and orange peel; good balance of orange and passion fruit tang and husky malt on the palate. Clean, tangy, quietly impressive...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (3697) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2010
Cask at the Swan and Rushes, Leicester. Really good beer. Like a golden ale in bitter coloure clothing. Fruity, light, fragrant and delicious range of hop notes. Some sour tang, some American style pine. Good. Good. Good. Drinkable. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is wood, fruits, nectar, some mild earth and spices as well. Flavour is quite much the same with some bready and mildly nutty notes. Quite strongly fruityish floral hops in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13920) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2010
cask at GBBF 2010 ... Earls count... London ... southeast england ... united Kingdom ... Europe ... World ... golden amber ... soft zezty lemon hop nose ... bright fruits ... lemon ... fairly tasty but smells realy nice

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask. Pours almost fully clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and mild hoppy. Sweet malty, slight fruity and bitter. Ends slight dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3847) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
One of my rare cask entries.Tried at the magnificent Philharmonic in Liverpool with my son Adam prior to seeing our football team Birmingham City robbed. How apt that its a bitter because thats how we both felt. Lovely smooth hops with some fruitiness and a citrus aftertaste. An excellent beer that does not cheat like some Liverpool players. Yes I am bitter and yes this is highly recommended.


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