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Dorset Piddle Jimmy Riddle

Formerly brewed at Piddle (prev Dorset Piddle)
Style: Bitter
Dorchester, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Complex chestnut beer. With malt, rye and some oats, Jimmy Riddle is fruity with a spicy finish that simply makes you want to go back for more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Bottle from the brewery, at the holiday cottage, 28/10/15. Clear copper amber with a decent light beige covering that retains well. Nose is malt forward, toffee, light vanilla, trace of brown bread. Taste comprises biscuit malt, toffee, dark fruit, raisen, light tobacco. Medium bodied, light prickly carbonation but not in a detrimental way, semi drying close with a trace of bitterness. Decent well rounded bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBlueSky93 (504) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Hops in a Bottle. Pours amber in colour, with single finger off white head. Aroma of light malts, some biscuity ness, fruits, and some caramel. Flavour of caramel with some fruits, light bitter finish, ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (20445) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2014
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1733) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
bottled ; toffee covered in grass nose ; Headless with grimy bronze . notes of grass. cereal grain. toffee malt. Malts and grassy hops twist well. in context its a good bitter but im no lover of session style ale .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (15306) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
Gravity cask at the Bree Louise - London. Pours hazy amber with a bubbly off-white head. Tangy berries in the bose, some dour malts, twigs, leather. Light sweet flavor with more tangy fruits, leaves, wood, leather, berries. Light bodied with fine, spritzy carbonation. Further ripe, lightly sour fruits on the finish, faint apples, cherry, plum. In poor condition but also kind of novel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StueyD (1542) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2013
A mid amber coloured beer with a frothy white head. A strong nose, hoppy, fruity, a touch appley but nothing derogatory, in fact, adds to the lemony hop aromas, all backed up by a cereal, biscuity malt aroma. Dry mouthfeel. A bitter hop taste to start, with citrus and forest fruits. This is followed up by a dry, cereal, malt flavour with a hint of sweetness in the background. The finish is bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (2288) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a mid brown colour with a thin white head, malty aroma, the taste is sweet and fruity, and has some spice as well, with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
berkshirejohn (5395) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
50cl bottle from The Naked Grape, Alresford.A headless, murky chestnut pour, looking rather liveless; aroma of chocolate malts; the taste is mainly of tart apples, then a sweet, grainy, body develops with a touch of milk chocolate; but the tart fruit dominates and carries through to the end. Not a very pleasant pint - drunk well inside it’s Best Before date (07/13), but seemingly way past its best.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (8921) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2011
bottle from Lyme Regis Wines. Quite dark brown, aroma of freshly ground espresso coffee beans and cocoa powder. Light, shy malty background with coffee and bitter chocolate. Very rich and full of character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (19648) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
27th August 2011
Gravicask at the Angel mini beer festival, Kelvedon. Hazy brown beer, no real head. Light crisp palate. Nice dried fruits with a trace of toffee. Pleasant mild sourness. Semi dry finish with hop bitterness. Alright.

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