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

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.3
   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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5179) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skortila (5240) - 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,

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (6609) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5594) - 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.

3.1
   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.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5538) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2007
Cambridge Fest A drinkable pale malt bitter with a light dusting of flowery hops. Straddles session and best bitter - could be either. Pleasant stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StueyD (1566) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2007
A mid to dark, copper orange coloured beer with a thick off-white head. A predominantly malty nose, slight hint of caramel, toffee, then a well hidden hop aroma comes through with a touch of citrus. The taste is follows the pattern of the aroma, mainly malty elements, caramel, toffee, a touch of chocolate maybe, then a mildly zesty hop flavour comes through to give the finish a plesant dryness. (Cask - 2007 Cambridge Beer Festival).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9779) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2007
Bottle. Amber with a large off-white foam. Aromas are fruiity citrus with green pine hops. Flavours are very hoppy and fruity. Bitter lemon with a dry finish. Thats it, but its good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5951) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2007
Cask at The Anchor Inn, Oakerthorpe, Derbyshire. Amber in colour with a white head; fruity taste and a clean bitter finish. A fairly basic bitter, not as interesting as some of the other Cropton brews.


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