Brewed by Conwy
Style: Bitter
Colwyn Bay, Gwynedd, Wales
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Seasonal - February/March. Also available bottle conditioned.
Tasty premium bitter brewed with a blend of traditional UK Goldings and Fuggles hops.Enticing floral aromas of Fuggles are followed by smooth spicy/citrus flavours of Goldings hops. Dark malts give a dark amber hue to this fine ale and create a lasting, memorable finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ Crescent, 18-21 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester, England M5 4PF.

Clear medium amber colour with a average to large, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, straw, caramel, damp stain - fusty. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a long to average duration, straw. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120120]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
From cask at Crosse Keys. Pours cloudy orange with a small off white head. Breadish and toasted mslty. Bitter. Flat malty. Dry andd toasted breadish. Vague butterness. Watery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25453) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2011
Bottled. Amber colour with a mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is wooden, bready and caramel malty along with some mild nutty and floral notes. Flavour is rather nutty with some caramel, mildly bready notes along with some slight syrup and quite bitter wooden finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Bottled, from Llanberis. Hazy amber, small head. Caramelly nose. Medium bodied with well rounded mouthfeel. Notes of cellar and hay. Marked resiny bitterness. Solid bottle conditioned bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2012
cask at Sir Walter Scott ... copper ... thin off white head ... soft toffee roast malt nose ... dark toffee malts ... soft sweet fruits ... ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17337) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle from M&S Stratford and drunk at home. Clear brown beer. Lasting tan head. Decent brown bitter. Good malts, some toffee and some English hop finish. Standard Best Bitter but well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13370) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with slight white head. Tinny malty bitter with a yeasty finish. It just seems unfinished and is very dull. Disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 16, 2013
One-third pint glass, cask at Ship & Mitre. Tiny beige head to an almost mahogany coloured body. Good amount a lacing to the glass. Earthy, mid-sweet, malty nose. Taste of caramel malts mixed with spiced fruits. Bitter roast malts to the finish. Fine bodied. Decent brown bitter (Liverpool, 08.04.2013).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8765) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
Nice fruitful aroma, but is less stated in its taste - more so in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton. An amber coloured beer with a whitish head. The aroma is very thin. It’s slightly malty in the mouth with a hint of fruit. very ordinary and disappointing though ultimately.

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