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Formerly brewed at Cathedral Ales
Style: Bitter
Lincoln, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - MAR 12, 2010
Cask @ Castle, London. Dark amber appearance with lasting tanned head. Aroma and flavour of chocolate malt, nuts and berry sweetness that lasts through to the finish. Some hop bitterness for balance. Not a bad bitter or whatever theyre attempting here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21582) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 18, 2010
UPDATED: APR 16, 2010 cask at bow bar ... copper brown ... thin light tan head ...light malt nose ... light spicy malt front ... light toffee body ... quite soso

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2010
Cask handpull, Ye Olde Dolphin, Derby. Not red but mahogany with ruby edges and a thin cream head. Coffee and leaves aroma; dusty cocoa and mocha on the palate; dry roasted, digestive sweetness rounding things out. Easily the pick of the Cathedral beers I’ve had- some of which, there’s no point denying it, have been absolute stinkers. Clean and gentle. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34322) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2009
Cask at The New Oxford, Manchester. A pale nut-brown beer with a thin lazing off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and nuts. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and nuts, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Wow this was crazy stuff, it had a massive ashtray character, it was like losign a dare and having to drink a beer with a smoke in it. Undrinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2009
Cask @ The New Oxford, Salford, Manchester M3. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty caramel and nutty aroma. Sweetish fruity and slightly roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9580) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2009
Cask, gravity at The Old Oak, Rurad bar, Horsely Woodhouse, Derbyshire 23-01-09 Pours a mid brown colour but tricky to be absolutely certain in the poor light of this popular bar. The head was small and off white. This is a little fruity, quite malty and pleasant enough but up against the lovely Salopian Resistance beer that I’ve also been drinking tonight it was found wanting somewhat, still not bad. A6 A3 F6 P3 OV12 3.0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 1, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ The New Oxford, 11 Bexley Sq, Salford, Manchester England M3 6DB.
Clear medium amber red color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, nutty, caramel, berry, prune. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090121]

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