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Dorset Piddle Jimmy Riddle

Brewed by Piddle (prev Dorset Piddle)
Style: Bitter
Dorchester, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.05/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Leighton (11122) - 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 (1165) - 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 (1858) - 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 (4542) - 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 (7944) - 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 (15120) - , 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2011
Cask at The King’s Head Inn, Salisbury. A red-amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is weak - what is there is of caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel and spices, as well as a bit of sulphur,c leading to a bitter finish. The body is light.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8726) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2011
Cask conditioned handpump Queen Adelaide Northampton. An amber coloured beer with a whitish head. A crunchy cereal and yeasty aroma. Weak, watery and yeasty in the mouth. Very average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4249) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2010
Cask@Melton Beer Festival, 2010. Dark bronze beer with a roasted aroma, the flavour is richly and malty bitter. Overall a nice roasted and malty flavoured beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8102) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2010
Cask, Melton Fest 10. Amber with a thin bubbly head. Aromas are chocolate and toffee with earthy pear, citrus and yeast. Flavours are sweet toffee malts with earthy, dry hops. Fruity on the finish. A decent bitter.

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