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

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10540) - 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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2757) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - 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’.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6164) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ralphdot (982) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
3.8% amber colour with a good head, malty aroma, malty toffee taste, very nice bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tkrjukoff (4022) - 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.

3
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium yellow / orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light roasted, licorice - anis notes, light to moderate hoppy, citrus - orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090806]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009. Amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma has grassy hops and some fruit. Dry, grassy and wooden hop flavour


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