Formerly brewed at Great Yorkshire (prev Cropton)
Style: Bitter
Pickering, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Labelled as Two Mugs for export to USA.
Our very first brew and still our most popular cask beer. A classic bitter providing a balanced hoppy flavour with a malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2288) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2009
Bottle Conditioned. Pours a medium amber brown body with good tight white head. Full aroma of malts and robust hops. Flavour is well balanced between the full malts with touches of caramel and toffee and the firm full flavoured crisp hops. Aftertaste allows the sweeter malts to come through the drying hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mand (6) - Bradford, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2009 does not count
A very creamy coloured head. slightly cloudy to look at. All yeast sediment in bottom of glass. At first taste it had a very liquorice taste which went away.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alphadelic (1974) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle: OK, well. Drinkable with a nice, British bitterness. I just found this thin and lacking really. Sweet and cereally but it has no depth to speak of. Not really bothered and found it a touch too fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Clear medium amber orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, flowers, citrus, light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet, light acidic and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20090304]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2008
Cask conditioned - handpump - New Inn, Cropton. A golden coloured beer with a tight white head and lacing. The aroma is slightly hoppy, but the hops in the mouth are better. Orange fruits. Clean, citric and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5155) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2008
Bottle. Amber with a big offwhite head. Grassy hop aroma with some caramel. Some bitterness balancing caramel sweetness. On the thin side. Agreeable in the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skortila (4914) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2008
Bottled. Aroma is slightly grassy with flowers. Hazy, yellow coloured with a large, off-white head. Taste is a bit sweet, slightly bitter with flowery hops, some citrus and maltiness,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (5966) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2008
Bottled. Hazy orange color, big frothy head. Soft aroma of some hop and malt. Reasonable bitter taste, some caramel. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2007
Cask in Blackfriars. Aroma is biscuity relitivly sweet, grassy bittering hop noteable. Taste is biscuity slightly richer than expected, quite a full body for the % grassy in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2007
Aug 07 Bottle from Bottles. York. Good leafy hop flavours and pleasant malt with a hint of caramel sweetness. Pretty good for a BCA.

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