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Craddock’s Troll
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Brewed by Craddock’s
Style: English Strong Ale
Stourbridge, England

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Cask, Occasional;


DanielBrown's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4327) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, - NOV 11, 2012
Cask at Duke William, Stourbridge. Gold, with lacing. Super smooth on the tongue and lips. Incredibly fruity, with just a nib of sticky brandy to finish. Really good.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3751) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Cask@duke william, craddocks. Golden beer with small head. Aroma of pale malts. Taste is pale malts and some bittering hops. Decent

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichTheVillan (5795) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Cask at The Duke William; clear golden yellow pour, creamy white head, aroma has light malt and a hint of citrus, same in the taste.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (19470) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Draft at the source. Clear pale yellow color. Aroma of white pepper. Taste is watery white pepper. Plain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17195) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask at the Duke William during the RateBeer Black Country Bus Bash. Pours clear yellow with a light, creamy white head. Nice citrus hop aroma with lemon and tangerine especially. Light sweet flavor with moderate dry dough, more lemon, more tangerines. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly sweet on the finish with decent sugary dough malts and lemon meringue. Good one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (7805) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2013
Black country beer bash. Cask at the Duke William. Light golden colour with a persistent white head. Light citrus nose, bready malt. Nice clean grassy hop bitterness. Drinkable enough, but lack depth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20700) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Cask at the Duke William. Almost clear gold beer. Little white head. Light and softish palate. Light dried fruits. Elderflower. Tangy orange. Dry finish. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15534) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at the Duke William, Stourbridge on the Rate Beer Black Country Bash - 06/07/13. Clear golden with a decent sized off white cap. Nose is toasty malts, light fruit, hint of yeast, orange notes. Taste comprises bread dough, summer fruits, bready malt, light sugars. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, bitter notes in the finish. Ok drinkable affair but doesn’t carry much depth of flavour for a 5.4% number. I wouldn’t look to revisit this one - as with all of the Craddocks offerings I sampled - just a bit too basic and this one scored highest!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6740) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JUL 9, 2013
Cask at the Duke William, Stourbridge. Poured a light amber with a round white head. The aroma is creamy malt, leading to a big malty, weak bitter flavour with a watery palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (3185) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2012
Cask at the Duke William, Stourbridge. Pours gold with a small head. Aroma is grainy and sandy with some slight hops, somewhere. Taste has some citrus hop and a medium bitter finish. Slightly astringent.


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