Brewed by Brodies
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint


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Cask: Occasional.
Maris Otter and Crystal malt in the mash tun. Target, Challenger and Goldings in the copper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1298) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2013
Cask at the Old Coffee House, W1. Brown coloure d bitter with generous white head. A well balanced bitter with quite a pronounced but not strong pine/citrus hop character in the finish, quite light in body, some biscuity malt, medium finish. Well made and pleasant, a very sessionable bitter, perhaps not the most exciting of the Brodies efforts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5895) - ITALY - MAR 27, 2013
ambrato scarico poca schiuma media persistenza buona luppolatura leggero woody un tocco resina lieve nota malta buona secchezza lieve agrume piuttosto amara

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (10386) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2013
Cask at the Old Coffee House, 18/01/13. Clear mid brown with a good bubbly off white head that retains well. Nose carries light hop tones, malt, Germoline, light metallicnotes. Taste comprises light orchard fruit, biscuit malt, caramel, leafy hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, bitterness and some hop presence in the finish. A decent enough bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17939) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2012
Cask @ King William IV, Leyton E10. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with weak hoppy hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (1019) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Cask at Cross Keys in Covent Garden, 19th December 2012. Nice hoppy bitter, good for a session. Not as interesting as some of the other Brodies beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7692) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Cask at Cross Keys, Covent Garden. It pours clear brown with a medium off-white head. The nose is wood, grass, hay, caramel, dark fruit, varnish, touch of barnyard. The taste is wood, varnish, light astringency, nice bitterness, nut, hint of caramel, leaf, grass and hay with a dry, woody finish. Med body and soft carbonation. Good flavour and well balanced. A tasty hoppy session bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (8587) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2012
Cask, half-pint at the King William IV brewpub. Unclear brown coloured body. Patchy surface. Spotty lacing. Mild aroma of herbal hops and caramel malts. Roasted malty flavour with quite a strong hoppy support. Fine bitter, malt-fruity aftertaste. Thin to medium bodied. Nice bitter partner to the mushroom pie (London, 24.11.2012).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7158) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Cask at Cross Keyes with Sarah. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head that dissipates completely. Aroma has a good amount of grassy hops with a hint of citrus backed by hay. Flavor has grassy hops with a light earthy citrus note and a bread backing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
On cask in the Bree Louise. Poured a very unappealing murky brown with no head. Aroma of sweet malt. Medium body at best. Flavour of a very tired standard bitter. Dr. astringent aftertaste. Not good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Southampton Arms London 12/10/12. A nut brown coloured beer with an off-white head. Fruity sweet and hoppy in the nose. Sweet and a little sour in the mouth. Mainly malty but with berry hop flavours. Flavoursome but not totally in tune. Score 3.2
Subsequent rating scored 3.7. Average becomes 3.4

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