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Cumberland Corby Ale

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Brewed by Cumberland
Style: Bitter
Carlisle, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A good session ale, with malt and biscuit notes; it has a delicate hop aroma and a refreshing citrus hop after taste


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3493) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2014
500ml Bottle from Beers of Europe: drank at home on 2nd July 2014. Poured into a Batemanís pint sleeve. Clear amber to copper body with a full but fading off-white head. Nice blend of aromas and flavours, malts lead the way in both the nose and taste, lightly roasted, bread like in fact. The hops are there but in the background somewhat. Good depth of body for a 3.8% ABV brew.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (886) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2014
Aroma: bread malts, not much else. Appearance: clear gold, small white creamy head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, pushing the grainy malts into the background. Overall: sub-standard Bitter, just not liking the palate too much. Pint at William Rufus, Carlisle.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
allmyvinyl (2892) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear amber, little to no head. Light malt loaf aromas, dried fruit, bit of butterscotch. Taste hasnít got a right lot going on. Bit watery. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2013
Cask handpull, The Miles Thompson (JDW), Kendal, Cumbria, 15/02/13. White-capped clear bronze. Peppery, orange peel hints on nose. Floral Turkish delight hints; tangerine, cream, bit of cheesecake base. Pick of an average bunch.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (4347) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Cask @ Bacchus, Newcastle. The pourís a deep amber color with a tiny, creamy white head. The nose is practically non-existent. I get some light apple and a bit of toffee. The taste is digestive biscuit, some caramel-covered apple. Not much else. Pretty dry on this finish. Light body, soft carbonation. Overall, completely inoffensive. Not bad, though completely forgettable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ 28th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2011, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England

Clear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, hay, toasted, moderate hoppy, fruity, citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111206]

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3543) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
Smooth tasting golden ale with a small head. Has a malty aroma and neutral flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2012
6th December 2011
Cask at Pigs Ear. Clear pale gold beer. Light dry palate. No real head. A little fruit in there but itís all a bit too dry and insipid to be enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 12, 2011
Cask@Pigs Ear Beer Festival 2011. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is bready malts, some fruity and floral notes as well as mild herbal tones. Flavour is grassy, fruity and mildly wooden with some slight bready maltyness.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2011
Vaguely acidic aroma of malt. The taste is acidic, bitter, harsh and a bit dry without having any proper malt base to complete and all these flavors with. I find the flavor strange and do not like it, but I can understand that there are people who enjoy it.


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