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Brewed by Derby
Style: Bitter
Derby, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottled; Regular.

A balanced easy drinking, malty, traditional amber beer.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
msbernac (950) - Krakow, POLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle Aroma-cooked vegetables, caramel, Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, average carbonation, abrupt finish Overall-not good

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8944) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2015
One-third pint, tap at the brewpub, The Tap. Clear amber coloured body. Good amount of lacework from a low beige head. Caramel-driven aroma and taste leading to a bittersweet finish. Easy to drink. Straightforward (Derby 22.02.2015).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (9700) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
Leicht trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit einer fingerbreiten leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Obst, leicht hopfig, wenig Zitrone. Geschmack fruchtig, malzig, etwas Karamell, Citrus, süffig, ok!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9670) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle @ home. Clear amber color, medium sized beige head that lasts for a decent while. Smell and taste malts, some caramel, biscuit, decently bitter. Lingering bitterness in the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Quite enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3873) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear amber. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted). Flavor medium sweet and bitter. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1559) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
500ml bottle from the pheasantry brewery. Amber colour with a thin white head. Malt aroma and taste with a touch of caramel. Decidedly average bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5529) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
500ml bottle from Booths, Penwortham. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of stewed apples, biscuit. Taste is more of the same, sweet finish. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2395) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [150814]
Dark amber, clear, frothy white head, good lacing
Aroma - soft sweet fruity malts, quite malty
Taste of sweet fruity caramel malts, slight raisin, soft toffee malts, English bitter hops, soft honey
Palate - soft carb, medium body, bit oily. Finish has some soft bitter hops, pleasant sweet fruity toffee honey linger
Overall - Quite quaffable, easy going, a bit ordinary though

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mighty_meadow (300) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Copper coloured. Decent cream head and lacing. Quite malty. Almost an Irn-Bru hint. Grassy. Slightly bitter finish. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1559) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco, Chesterfield - Amber body, thin white head. Nose of malty caramel, toffee. Taste has a sharp crispness to it, a bit of sweet fruit caramel, fairly long finish. Not bad.


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