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Cross Bay Nightfall

Brewed by Cross Bay
Style: Bitter
Morecambe, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
Nightfall is a great session beer; smooth and creamy with a hoppy aftertaste.
Food Match: Aperitifs, Soups, Fish and Mild Flavoured Cheeses

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Towey1989 (1519) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2016
Cask at The Black Lake, Meir Heath. A clear amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of bready malts, slight hedgerow fruits and floral hops. Taste of bready malts, some caramel, slight hedgerow fruits and floral hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A dry, floral hop bitterness in the finish. A simple session bitter with with a great floral hop aroma and flavour. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39114) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
From cask. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and slight fruity. Bitter, light fruty and mellow. Lingering mild fruity and vague bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1127) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from The Ship In A Bottle, Liverpool. Poured a golden amber colour with an average sized off white head. Aroma is moderately hoppy, with caramel, citrus and grapefruit. Taste has a light sweetness and bitterness. Light body, texture is a touch thin but quite smooth. Average carbonation. Finish is a light hoppy bitterness. Enjoyed this, a good session ale.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beese (2561) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Cask at The Falcon, Battersea on 13 Jun 2012. Poured a murky copper colour, with a scummy white head. Aroma of sulphur, cooked fruit and wet grass. Flat malt in the flavour, some grain and brown sugar. Finish was slightly metallic, with bready malt and hay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dogbomb (1144) - ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Cask at White Cross Beer festival 2014. Dark orange gold with a thin white head. Nose is pungent - over-ripe oranges and floral notes. Crushed grasses and spice. Smooth drink inparting ripe oranges, a touch of mango and a little malt. Some light easy spice makes the finish special. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
On cask at congress, longton. Pours amber with froth white head. Quite floral, citrus hop is light. Pleasant bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
Gravity cask at the Wandsworth Common Halloween Beer Festival - Le Gothique, London. Pours clear, deep gold with a foamy white head. Nose of light herbs, hints of pine, light bread. Medium sweet flavor with bready malts, dry caramel and light, spicy pine. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Decent balance in the end, more bread, toasted sugars. Novel, nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10703) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 17, 2013
Half pint from the cask ale menu at Vernon Arms. Clear amber coloured body, tiny white head blanketing the glassware. Malt-fruity aroma, mid-sweet. Fruit hoppy taste with a caramel touch. Rounded bitter ending. Very smooth in the mouth. On par with the style, more or less (Liverpool, 08.04.2013).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (7846) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2013
Mild and pleasant pale ale character with a fruit hopped aroma. Golden coloured with a head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (42843) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2012, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium amber orange color with a averagez frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, earthy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, malty, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation looks soft but is flat. [20120119]

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