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


on tap


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular.
A classic English session beer. A rich tawny colour, it has a light juicy maltiness perfectly balanced by a delicate hoppy finish. A firm favourite in the Marquis of Granby and other Vale pubs.
Ingredients: Pale & Crystal malts; Fuggles, Goldings and Northdown hops.

Leighton's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11023) - London, Greater London, - FEB 10, 2013
Cask at the Hopbine, Cambridge. Pours clear gold with a fine, creamy white head. Dry citrus aroma, some lemon. Light dry dough flavor, light sweetness, some further lemon, a bit of white sugar, mellow bitter straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good condition. Lightly sweet to finish with low bitterness, some white bread. Pleasant beer. Easy drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (8233) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Clear rusty orange color, small white to off-white head. Smell and taste malts, some hops, lightly bitter. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (4237) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
Cask - Caramel and light twig. Clear gold with no head. Light malts and caramel, with no bitterness. Quite mild.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2879) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 23, 2014
Cask by gravity at Paisley Beer Festival 2014 - clear golden ambe, good bubbly off-white head, pale malty, fruity aroma, sweet, caramel, creamy, smooth, very easy to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (8710) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Gravity dispense at the 23rd Battersea Beer Festival - 06/02/13. Clear mid amber with a thin off white head that dissipates to a swirl. Nose is caramel, biscuit, malt. Taste comprises toffee, raisens, fruits, sugars. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, light bitterness in the finish. File under ’W’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6290) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Cambridgeshire & Lincolnshire Beeriodical, at the Seven Stars, Bristol, August 2012. Easy drinking, deep gold bitter, with a touch of citrus fruit, grassy hops and decent, bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ralphdot (984) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
3.8% amber colour with a good head, malty aroma, malty toffee taste, very nice bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2012
Cask handpull, The Rake, Southwark, 04/04/12. Copper with a frilling off white foam. Herbal, dandelion-like aroma leading to a similar but lemony hop flavour rounded with digestives. Bitter finish with creamy afters. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tkrjukoff (4058) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2010
Tap @ The Victoria. Pours cherry amber with minimal off white head some lacing. Aroma of malts and fruits. Flavor is fruity and malty, a bit sweet caramel tones. Very lean on palate. Finishes sweet and then dry tart.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2010
Cask handpump. Dark copper and slightly cloudy. Short foam head. Slight citrus scent but not much in the nose. Sweet start then very bitter. Quite thin. Roasted nuts in the mouth but generally not much in the mouth either. Boring.

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