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Brewed by Celt Experience
Style: Bitter
Caerphilly, Wales
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
This organically crafted ale has a delightful rich bronze colour and is distinguished by a full bodied character with crystal maltiness. A lovely delicate sweetness soon develops into a long hop finish through the traditional blend of hops. Drinkers will enjoy the real traditional values of this great smooth ale. This beer is named after the Bronze Age Celts. Recent discoveries in Bavaria have shown Celtic tribes were brewing as far back as 800 BC. The name Bracis-Curmi (malted beer) traces back to the ancient Celtic language or proto-celtic, an age where Celts were some of the first beer producers in Europe.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerZack (288) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Darkish orange and murky brown color with awesome off white creamy head that laces the glass in clumps of foam. Smells creamy, like mashmallows and vanilla custard with hints of coffee creamer and berries. Flavor is somewhat similar, but milder. There is an initial impression of sweet cream and marzipan, with the flavor building to notes of black tea and toffee and eventually chocolate on the finish. It has a balanced and persistent bitterness that keeps this beer from ever coming off sweet. Smooth creamy mouthfeel, like a Boddington’s pub can, gives me the impression of a milk chocolate truffle.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GuideDogSaint (419) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 1, 2014
500ml bottle from Tasty Life, Xiamen. Pours amber/brown with a retained white head. Aroma has some mango. Very bitter finish. Nice bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (876) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 30.11.2014. Pours clear amber with whiteish head. The head stays forever. Aroma is sweet, flowers, tropical fruits, mango. Flavor is sweet & bitter, flowers, tropical fruits, citrus, grapefruit. Finish is grapefruit and nutty bitter. Overall: very nice brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
zacgillbanks (2463) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle from Booths, Keswick. Amber coloured with toffee, citrus, pine and red fruity flavours followed by a nutty, oak, bitter woody hop and creamy fruity finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
EtTuCthulhu (1110) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUL 12, 2014
The color is a cloudy orangeish brown with a large off-white head, and the beer’s scent blends earthy hops, basement aromas, and caramel and light malts. The taste is mildly bitter, mildly sour, and a touch umami, and the palate fuses a slightly bitter finish, medium body, slick texture, and a soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (1176) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle. Copper colored with a nice head. Aroma is a tad weak with mostly malt. Taste is surprisingly bitter. Needs more balance.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jetulio (104) - Tarragona.SPAIN, SPAIN - JUL 7, 2014
500 ml. bottle poured into a Pint glass Appearance....... Orange bright clour beer with foamy head colour white of 2 fingers very persistent and lacing in the sides Aroma............... raisins and orange/tangerine, grass too. Herbal aroma predominance Taste........ Some citric notes and then hop , touch of bitterness lasting in mouth all the time. Mouthfeel........... medium/full body and soft carbonation Overall............ a very recomendable and well crafted ale, hops are present with style. To revisit. Aftertaste very long.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ElectroMod (126) - - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle from Morrisons Connahs Quay. Pours a clear gold amber with a pillowy off white head. Aroma is doughy, hops and slight peppery spice. Taste is dry and bitter, caramel notes, with hops thrown in for good measure. Drinkable, but a little bit TOO dry for my taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MunBro (457) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 1, 2014
No discerbable aroma. A decent, easy to drink malty ale. Nice profile of malts and hops with a smooth finish. High carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4020) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2014
(draught) pours a hazy golden colour with a creamy off-white head. aroma of bread dough and grapes, slightly musty, with a hint of citrus fruit and black pepper. flavour is more of the same, oranges, gently roasted malts, some yeast and a light tartness in the light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1458) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 7, 2014
Típica bitter, molt maltosa amb un toc amarg, bona. Típica bitter, muy maltosa con un toque amargo, buena.


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