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

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A strong hop aroma and a dry bitter finish

Colour: Pale straw
Nose: Delicate Styrian hop aroma
Taste: Dry bitter finish
Hops: Challenger with Styrian used late in the copper
Malt: Pale


Sobchak's rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sobchak (131) - Skagen, - JUL 4, 2006
(Cask, Charlies, Copenhagen) - Light golden in colour. Minty, flowery nose. Easy drinkable with a mint, apple and lemony palate. - Not bad....


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1477) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
On cask at Burton Bridge Inn - Light straw body, lacing white head. Aroma is a mild, fruity malt, with a little citrus in the background. Flavour is a lovely malt, with hints of caramel apples. Light bodied, very well balanced, beautifully bitter, a great session beer this one.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
s_hartshorne (1761) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
Cask somewhere in Walsall. Yellow colour thin white head lacing. Aroma is citrus malts. Taste is same sweet malts long bitter finish. Below average.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
prawlie (1186) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Pint at the Old Manor in Bracknell - old notes. Gold with a reasonable head, light aroma with a hint of citrus. Very plain tasting, I struggled to pick out the flavours. Slightly bitter aftertaste. Dry and very mildly fruity. Missable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3812) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Poured clear golden with a small, frothy white head. Aroma of citrus and sofy malt. Medium body, flavour of bitter sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (796) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2013
1/2 at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Golden yellow with a fluffy white head. Honey aroma, cereal flavour, bitter hop finish. Drinkable but uninspiring

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mR_fr0g (3965) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2013
Cask at the moon under water Watford. Vinegar aroma. Golden colour long lasting white head. A tale malt and vinegar. Absolutely dreadful. I’m sending this one back.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (2371) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Cask@stmatthewshall, walsall. Golden beer with small head and some lacing. Aroma of sulphur. Taste is citrus, some butter and dry hops. Not great.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
I’d say this is more of a golden/blonde ale. Taste is uninspiring and bland, not bad though

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mr_h (3087) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Cask by handpump at Society Room, Glasgow - clear yellow, thin rapidly diminishing head, no detectable aroma, no lacing, pale malty, vegetable, thin bodied

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sm89walt (1780) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 6, 2013
Cask - The Glass House (JDW), Norwich. Poured a clear golden amber colour with a small though relatively lasting and lightly lacing bubbly white head. On the nose I could immediately notice that this was BB - sulphurous, grassy, gently citric. Light to medium body in the mouth, modest carbonation, moderately lingering finish. A bit flabby on the palate with indistinct (grassy) hop character, more sulphur and, as such, a staleness of mid-fruits in the aftertaste.


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