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


on tap

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 3, 2007
Bottle. This bitter has a nice copper color and no head at all, and the mouthfeel is completely flat. The aroma has notes of fruit just like the flavour, where I also find notes of caramel. It has a nice, citrussy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2006
Bottle. Foggy copper orange body with a large white frothy head. The aroma is fresh - piney hops and sweet biscuit. Dry palate with an adequate hop profile and live carbonation. A bit too sour overall for what this is supposed to be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle. Haze, amber with large white rocky top, yeast sediment at the base. Strong green aromatic hoppy nose with rich fruity base. Medium bodied, slightly acidic, soapy with hoppy top. Green black tea like aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2006
Nice malt/hops aroma,light copper, pours a large off-white head. Subtle malt taste, sweet, almost cloying. A little less than hoped for. Thank You Michael @ Chesters in Hamilton!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FrankJohansen (3617) - Sabro, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with absolutely no head. Aroma of hops with malty notes. Nice taste, but nothing special. A bit thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2006
Hazy orange with a large white head. Sweet head with a hint of marmalade fruit. Malty flavour but a lot of sourness before the long lasting bitter finish. Drinkable but didn’t completely work for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Head Of Steam, London 03/08/2001 (ABV 4.0%) Amber coloured and fruity. Slightly dry hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2006
An orange beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is lovely sweet with notes of hops and fruits. The flavor is sweet with a good hop presence, but also notes of caramel and hints of citrus from the hops, leading to a dry end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a small white head. Light sweetfloral hop aroma and a sweet light sour, bitter dry fruity taste. Medium body with a sweet bitter dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2006
Bottle. Cloudy orange coloured with an off white head. Aroma of malts, fruits and pine needles. Fruity flavour of malts and pine needles with acidic notes.

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