City of Cambridge (Owned by Wolf Brewery, Norfolk)
Formerly brewed at Elgoods

Style: Bitter
Chittering, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottled
1st in the bitter category at the 25th and 26th Cambridge Beer Festivals. Named in honor of Cambridge’s historic ties with rowing. A deep amber beer with a rich, chocolately nose, supported by a little citrus hoppiness. The taste is malty and fruity (tell-tale pineapple notes from the Cascade hops), with hints of chocolate, but quite dry. Plenty of depth for its modest strength.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle from Cambridge Wine Merchants, Cambridge. Copper with an amber glow and a thin head. Has a rich grainy-malt taste with a fruity sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Bready malts, peppery, slight citrus note and light toffee. Taste: Medium bitterness and low sweet and sourness. Palate: Medium thick coarse texture and body, average carbonation, abrupt citrus, peppery malty slightly bitter finish. Comments: Good and lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zacgillbanks (2562) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Bottles from Rehills, Newcastle and Cambridge Wine Merchants. An amber ale with a slight burnt toffee and currant flavour, red fruit notes and roasted bitterness on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14139) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask gravity at Planet Thanet BF 2014. Clear amber thin white head. Fruity on the aroma. Decent session bitter. English fruity bitter. Ok condition. Some bitterness on the finish some hedgerow which is attractive. Drinkable and distinctive. Dome apple fruit. Interesting.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle from the brewery (I believe). Poured a hazy amber with a thin, white head. Aroma of floral hops, hay and synthetic fruit. Very bitter initial flavours; metallic with some dry straw. Finish was astringent with copper and bitter hop resin. I could not recommend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (5103) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Amber color with small white head. Malt, caramel and floral hops. Medium sweet taste with caramel malt, bready notes, citrus hops. Light bitterness in caramel sweet finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2012
7th April 2010
Bright clear amber beer. Modest head. Crispy palate, a little dry. Nicely balanced clean malt with a little toffee. Then clean juicy hops providing some very minerally citrus. Refreshing light bitter, goes down very easy. A little tea in the bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4296) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2011
Bottle. Bronze beer with a very light head. The aroma is reasonable hopped and toffee like, and the flavour is very toffee and bitter with nutty elements. Overall a very good well flavoured bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
A - Caramel and iodine A - Brown with lasting head T - Sweet with roasted bitter P - Mid and soft O - Average bitter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11890) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2011
Cask at the London Drinker BF. Pours a clear amber with a moderate, white head. Mostly malts in the nose, hints of caramel and floral hops. Light to medium sweet flavor, some bread and mild citrus bitters. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Reasonably well balanced on the finish, bit more bread, and notes of grass and citrus hops. Decent.

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