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Cottage Between The Posts

Brewed by Cottage
Style: Bitter
Castle Cary, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask; Occasional.
Whippet Series, Rugby Union theme.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Beige fringed cherry red. Good hazelnut and Hobnob malty aroma. Soft roasted chocolatey flavour with hazelnut and plum undercurrents. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at Waggon & Horses,Halesowen.17th february.Dark amber brown pour with medium sized white head.Dark fruit and chocolate aroma.Chocolate taste with toffee and the dark fruit in the background.Quite easy to drink and reasonably tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (2121) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
[Cask at the Hobgoblin, High Wycombe] For some reason the pump clip has a rugbyist with a dogs head which is vaguely disturbing. Pours a deep amber-brown with a moderate creamy head. Lots and lots of toffee. A bit of generic fruitiness, a bit of chocolate. But mainly toffee. It should be rubbish, not least because it’s a sporting tie-in beer. But oddly it works. And it’s rather nice. I can’t explain why. First decent beer I’ve had from a brewery which normally seems to churn out dozens of boring beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2012
A - dried fruit and chocolate A - mid copper with frothy head T - big alcohol with full bitter P - mid O - ehhh...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2011
Cask at the Prince Arthur (JDW), Fleet. Dark gold in colour with a white head; earthy, fruity aroma; richly roasted malt flavour with touches of chocolate and fruit; and a lightly bitter finish. Pleasant and drinkable.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
evilempire (149) - sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2008
absolutely rancid. the last cottage beer I have and will drink. typical for the brewery, yet another brown, malty, earthy beer. Hop undetectable, needed another beer to wash it down. No discernable fruity aroma or flavour, just wet soil aroma and flavour of <insert deity here> knows what

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2007
[677-20070924] Cask @ Royal Oak (Bath, SM). Grainy dough aroma has faint malty notes. Clear, dark brown amber body with a small long-lasting foamy white head. Flavour has hints of chocolate but is mostly malty grain. Medium body is very smooth. Very nice, very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (9581) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2007
Cask at the Woolpack, Banbury, 14-10-07 Plenty of creamy chocolate tastes were my first pick ups from this beer, there was plenty of depth and also good level of fruitiness showing as well. This beer poured dark amber with a good malty aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2007
Half pint on cask at The Market Porter, London Bridge. Served at perfect room temperature. Missing head. Clear, dark amber body. Fresh, citric aroma. Flavour of dried fruits and caramel malts. Bitter, dry ending (01.02.2007).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13227) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2005
Cask Conditioned at The Stag’s Head, Swalcliffe, Oxon. Orange amber with medium head. Light refreshing bitter with a malty sweetish note, strawberry in the background. Easy drinking and pleasant.

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