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Brewed by Dark Star
Style: Bitter
Horsham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Traditional Sussex style bronze coloured bitter with a hint of rye malt and the classic Golding hops.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2076) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 17, 2010
Dark brown body, white head. Lots of malts, some caramel and dark fruits. Smooth and nice palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4584) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2010
(Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki) Poured amber and clear. Head was medium sized, long lasting and white. Aroma contained malts and something resembling whisky. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, again the whisky, caramell, sweetness, hint of smoke and medium bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2010
From cask at Bree Louise. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild fruity and malty, slight breadish. Breadish malty flavoured. Mild bitter and roasted malty. Dry malty and fruity finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
evergreen0199 (2011) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2010
Cask at The Harp, Trafalgar Square, London. Copper coloured pour with virtually no head. Malty aroma. Tastes malty, fruity, caramel. Not one of Dark Stars best offerings to be honest.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8042) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2010
Cask, half, well kept and served at the amazing CASK Pub and Kitchen in the Pimlico area of London. Clear,red-amber body, missing head. Hop resin to the nose with malts behind. Taste of slightly roasted malts mixed with fruity hops and rounded off by crispy bitterness. Average for the style, 15.07.2010.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2010
cask in cloisters ... dark copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft malts nose ... dark light bitter roast malts ...

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
vtafro (3399) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 13, 2010
Cask @ R’n’H. Dark brown pour. Metallic taste, kills any chance that this beer had decent flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Cask at Rattle n Hum: Still deep copper brown- headless. Firm fruity malt aroma. Some deep dry caramel and toasted crystal character as well as a date note. Slick light body with a dry toasted malt flavor. Has a slightly husky crystal malt presence with a hint of metallic character as well. The back is dry with a subtle herbal note. A decent session.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Cask. Pours a copper body with a white head. Earth y bitter and metallic notes all over the place, that just ruined this beer for me. Copper, tin and some earth but mostly metal. Eh, i didn’t finish the pint.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2009
Cask@Oliver Twist. Ambery/coppery colour with small head. Aroma is caramel malts, bready malts as well as some wooden notes and mild fruity and floral notes. Flavour is quite the same. Rather basic bitter with no big surprises.


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