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Dunham Massey Deer Beer

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Brewed by Dunham Massey
Style: Bitter
Altrincham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A clean, full bodied malty hoppy English ale, with hints of toffee and a distinct hop finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2474) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Cask at the Magpie, amber with a lasting coarse white ring and a malty, slightly plummy nose. Body is again malty and fruity, with an earthy and vegetal bitter edge.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle from York Beer & Wine. A cloudy brown ale with hints of chocolate, a red fruity body and toffee and a nutty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlackHaddock (3780) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2012
500ml Bottle conditioned version, best before Aug 2011, drank and reviewed Nov 2010. Poured into an Abbot Ale tankard, trying to ensure no sediment left the bottle. My second beer from this brewery in my bevy of twelve I’m slowly going through and reviewing. The beer is a clear reddy brown colour, almost an Irish Red look to it. On top a well formed white head helped to fill the tankard, it looked good. Plenty of lacing and the head stayed the whole distance. Toffee maltly smells, the sort used on toffee apples to be exact. Good malty flavour in the initial sip, a sharp hop bitterness reminds you very quickly this isn’t a one trip pony and has more than one taste within. Well carbonated and well balanced, a very nice beer indeed.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mike_77 (3128) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2012
Has a certain musty aroma. Reminds me of apple seeds and celery, not so nice. Nice pale amber colour. Flavour is sweet and fruity at first but changes sharply into a dry bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (3911) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2011
Heavy texture, but has a superb fruity nose that is retained within its taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Helter Skelter, Frodsham 02/01/2009 Deer Beer Fruit aroma. Beige head. Copper coloured fruity and very malty with a crisp and slightly dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6158) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2009
(Cask at Angel, Manchester, 22 July 2009) Reddish amber colour with frothy, beige head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of red berries and toffee. Fruity, malty taste with red berries, dark fruit, caramel and a slightly bittersweet finish with spicy hops. Nice and tasty.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EFC1878 (315) - Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2009
Cask at The Friendship, Fallowfield. Dark amber with rich cream head. Caramel and malt aroma with a distinct lack of hops. Toffee and caramel malty flavour with a decent bitter finish. Well balanced palate but definitely lacks a decent hop character in the mix.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Pigs Ear.
Copper coloured with a very faint white rim. Bland dusty aroma with some slight malt. Spicy and yeasty flavour with a bit of malt and a wisp of light hoppage on the finish. Blah.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6290) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Bag O’Nails, Bristol 27/11/07. A deep amber beer with a moderate off-white head. Caramel aroma with a touch of earthy hops. The flavour had a touch of sweet malt before a good bitter finish. Enjoyable.


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