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Brewed by Copper Dragon (UK)
Style: Bitter
Skipton, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available in filtered (but not pasteurised) bottle.
A full-bodied flavoursome rounded ale with a distinctive hoppy palate and aroma. Only the choicest British Malt and Continental Hops are used to produce this fine ale.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, molasses - caramel, light roasted, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100123]

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29017) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2006
An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and straw. The flavor is sweet with primary notes of caramel, but also a dry note of straw, leading to a good bitter end.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2006
(Bottle 50 cl) Beautiful, clear amber with a small, off-white head. Malty nose with a vaguely fruity touch. Light-bodied, fresh and fruity - almost floral - with notes of nuts. Hoppy finish. Lovely - and another fine example from Copper Dragon of why British breweries should drop bottle conditioning. This is clean and crisp. 300406

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20476) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2005
Bottled. Clear amber coloured with an off white head. Sweet aroma of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles. Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and pine needles.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 9, 2010
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Amber colour with small off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, mild nuttyness as well as some slight wooden and earthy notes. Flavour is caramel malts, nuttyness, some mild wooden notes as well as some slight grass and herbs.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19185) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2005
Bottled. Clear amber. Buttery chocolate aroma. Sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Dominated by chocolatey malt along with vanilla. Salty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14290) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2005
Clean amber color. Some malty aroma. Good malty taste, dry caramel, strong tartic bitterness, very long.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (14282) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
9th July 2009
Draft. Clear dark gold beer. Low carbonation. A little fruity in the nose which carries over to the taste. Palate is semi dry. Ultimately hamstrung by some sulphur.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13911) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2012
bottle a long long time agao ... with no notes other than it scored a 3.0 so ok but not great

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2006
Cask handpull at Market Porter, Borough. Copper/gold with lasting off white head. Spicy beer. Quite aromatic aroma with some toffee and earthy hop on end. Tastes like its brewed with lavender or heather. Bizarre. God knows what it’s brewed with. Base beer is fine. Tastes like licking a heather bush. Dry finish.


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