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

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common

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional.
Maris Otter and Crystal malt in the mash tun. Target, Challenger and Goldings in the copper.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13755) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011
Cask (RBESG 2011, London) at King William IV. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Raisins, dried fruits, high malty, sweetness, hashish, forrest, ok bitterness, zesty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (12950) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Cask handpull at Churchkey. Murky goldenbrown color, thick white head, solid lacing. Aroma is malty, floral, subtle white pepper. Taste is nicely balanced and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (11683) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Cask @ Old Coffee House, London. Hazy dark amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - peach. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate biter finish. 250413

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11615) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2011
Cask at William IV, London, during RBESG 2011. Clear amber pour with a mild, bubble head. Has a bit of wood and toast in the nose. Light sweet flavor, more wood and toast, and some dry, leafy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Modest dry finish, more leaves, light sugar.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11343) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2014
Cask at Cross Keys, London. Clear deep golden beer with a small but lasting beige head. Hoppy fruity aroma, caramel, grapes, hay, some yeast, spicy notes. Hoppy earthy flavor, caramel, floral, dry hoppy, some fruity notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11260) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2011
RBESG August 2011, King William IV. Copper with a small off-white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel and nuts. Sweetish toffee flavour with grassy hops and a quite bitter finish

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (10574) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Southampton Arms, Kentish Town, London. Brown with no head. Tartish, almost sour beer, some earthy, maltiness but this was close to being off I think. Not good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9635) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9492) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 6, 2011
Cask (William IV, RBESG2011 Saturday)
Quite stodgy bitter aroma. Fuller in the mouth, cleaner and more distinct nutty and husky components. Woody finish, pretty solid. Nicely dry and very well attenuated. A touch of mushroom too just once or twice. but good nonetheless.

3.4
   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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