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Dorset Piddle Jimmy Riddle

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

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4630) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
Bottle.Brown and malty and slightly smoked. Really easy to drink and stands out as a very pleasant session bitter.Recommended.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7394) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2009
On gravity at the Bank, Bristol 08/08/09. Deep copper in colour with a slight white head. Aroma of biscuit malts and grassy hops. Flavour had plenty of chewy malt, a whiff of orange hops and smoething sweet in the background, before a satisfying bitter finish. A lot going on for 3.7% ABV and very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4526) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9066) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (6317) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2009
Cask (Ye Olde George Inn, Christchurch) - Copper colourd with a slight haze. Lightly hoppy aroma with tea being detected. Fruity and hoppy taste with grapefruit and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1754) - 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 .

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (12176) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Castle, West Lulworth, Dorset. Brown with slight head. Malty light bitter with a little burnt nuttiness in the background. Quite bitter and dry, otherwise pretty standard.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (15029) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Caramel and sweet brown bread malts, a bit grainy, earthy and floral hop, with some citrus hints coming in too. Alright.


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