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Carn Brea Dreckly

 (RETIRED)
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62
65
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Formerly brewed at Hepworth
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Horsham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Filtered bottle.
Originally produced for the wholesaler LWC Jollys at the, now defunct, Ring O Bells brewery in Cornwall. After the closure of Ring O Bells, Jollys changed the branding of a number of the bottled beers to Carn Brea and moved production (via Keltek) to Hepworth. The recipes may differ from the originals.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2009
<b>Bottle 50cl.</b>
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20081003]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
50 cL bottle, courtesy of fonefan. Pours clear and golden hazzlenut brown with a small creamy tan head. Mild roasted malty aroma. Roasted malty flavour with a mild cinnamon spice note. Light bitterness lurking through as well. Bitter and roasted malty finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of fonefan. Clear amber golden with a nice off-white head. Sweetish nutty aroma. Medium body with a little burned caramel - still dry though - and nutty accents. Fairly bitter finish. 031008

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle, 5.0%. Good malty aroma. Clear chestnut colour. Very small white head. Good malty flavour, hint of dust. Weak hoppiness, slightly rough.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 31, 2008
Bottled@Chris O Post GBBF tasting. Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is fruits, yeast and some mild notes of grains. Flavour is hops, some grass and a bit of plastic pipe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2008
A Mes rate: bottle at Chris O’s Post GBBF Tasting.
Amber colour with a thin white head. Faint toffee malt with some burnt brown bready notes. Mild bitterness in the finish. Not much happening.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
Clear amber with large off white head. Sweet aroma with caramel notes. Sweet fruity flavor with caramel and mild hoppy notes. Ends bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bembelembe (216) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 18, 2008
Very enjoying bitterish ale. Small head, attractive brown-orange colour. Malty with hints of yeasty fruityness. A bit watterish but very drinkable and refreshing. Alchocol only discernible in smell. Bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4298) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2008
Bottle. Brown beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is vinous, toffee and lightly dry. The flavour is roasted, hopped, malty and very mildy dry. Overall a nice full flavoured beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10661) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2007
Bottled conditioned, 500ml. From The Flying Childers, Stanton in the Peak, Derbyshire. Chestnut with white head. A pleasant beer, fruity malty with sharp, grassy hop note on the finish, well balanced, touches of nutty spice in the body. Quite decent.


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