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Brewed by Burton Bridge
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 1   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Special (Gold Medal Ale series) - August 2012.

Gold Medal Ales are produced monthly in recognition of some of the ’greats’ of history. This month’s story :-
On August 18th 1985, New Zealand fireman Philip Rush stepped into the English Channel at the start of an epic swimming marathon.
68 miles and 28 hours later he stepped onto the French side to become the World record holder for the fastest two-way and three-way crossings.
This is a record that stands to this day and as a retired swimmer Philip now plays an invaluable role as coach to New Zealand’s Olympic marathon swimmers.
Kiwis can’t fly, but this one can certainly swim.

Colour: Amber
Nose: Warm buttered toast
Taste: Classic English ale bitterness
Hops: Pacifica & Challenger
Malt: Crystal & Pale Sizes Firkin Availability August 2012

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
On cask at The Congress, Longton. Pours red brown with white head. Some caramel, spice and a good blend of hops. Recommended.

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