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Buntingford Highwayman IPA

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Brewed by Buntingford
Style: Bitter
Royston, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A new beer (March 2007) to the range, this is in the modern IPA style - low strength with a moderate hoppy bitterness and a degree of maltiness. Light brown in colour, this beer has a traditional style bitterness to it, with a slightly fruity/toffee aftertaste.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (505) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
Cask @ Bedford Arms, Bedford. Light ruddy brown, thin with a bit of wispy beige head. Pleasant aroma of raisins, malt, toast. Taste is a crisp sweetness with a lingering bittersweet finish. Pleasant but not overly engaging, one to try and then move on methinks.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olio (5303) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask @ OíConnelís, Tampere.
Pours dark copper-red color with a small head. Aroma is nutty and a bit dry malty, some dry fruits also, very faint hops. Flavor is stuffy with nuts, malts and hay. Should have been a lot fruitier and hoppier.
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OleR (4608) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 30, 2013
Cask. Full pint @Wetherspoon, Stansted. Clear reddish-brown. Blond yellow-shaded carpet of foam. Toffee aroma with suggestions of biscuits and earthy hops. Light body. Rounded mouthfeel. Taste is faint caramel with a sourish twist. Mild peppery bitterness. Malty, light diluted finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (9881) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2013
Cask @ The Windmill, Stansted. Clear brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, light nutty and light hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 061013

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (9870) - DENMARK - OCT 15, 2013
Cask@ Windmill, Stansted. Dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, little toasted and fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, little toasted, fruit, hop, medium sweet and a little bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (5924) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 7/5/2013. Amber with a slight, off-white head. Biscuity malts, a touch of citrus hops, some fruity sweetness and a decent bitter finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Nutty with caramel, creating a sweet and slightly bitter flavour. The body is mid with a dark gold colour. Alright.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2010

Cask (gravity) @ The 16th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2010, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a small to average, frothy, good to fair lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, nutty, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, hop oil. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100430]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (12676) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2010
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2010. OK toasty beer. Not hugely hoppy, some dryness, but mostly toasted biscuit. Rather a nice session bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (4209) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2009
Cask at the Kingston Arms, Cambridge. Gold with a thin off-white head; malty aroma; thin and watery with caramel malts and some red fruit flavours; the finish is slightly sour, long and spicy. OK, but not an IPA.


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