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

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our well known classic; a copper coloured premium ale. Beautifully well balanced flavour enhanced with generous handfuls of English Goldings hops.


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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bun3W (9) - - DEC 3, 2012
An easy session beer and nice but nothing to shout home about. Nutty brown colour and taste.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (3060) - Oulu, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Some fruits, dryness, green apples and malts. This one is quite raw in my opinion.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (9591) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 2, 2014
Cask (Kitty’s, Helsinki)
Sweet caramelly malts, hint of coffee in the roast. Copper, opersistent spongy head. Smooth palate, soft carbonation. Simple sweetish bitter. Finish herbal. Simple bitter, but pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (5954) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Cask @ Kitty’s, Helsinki. Aroma has bready malt, some toffee and hay. Flavour is rather bready with malt and some grapefruit. Finishes with grassy and some slightly harsh herbal bitterness. A bit watery, the hops are nice though.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Cask at the Merchants Inn, Rugby, 03/08/14. Golden with a well appointed off white head that stays to make small talk. Nose is biscuit malt, light spice, nutty leanings. Taste comprises mellow fruit tones, biscuit, caramel. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter linger in the close. Ok bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Deep golden ale with a thin but crisply drinkable texture. Some fruit aromas but little of this is to be found in its taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10626) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Fest ’12. Brown with white head. Dry, malty bitter with an earthy back-note and twiggy type hop. Lasting bitterness on the palate but not overly exciting. It’s ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2011
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of Alice BS. Pours a hazy nutty brown with a small, rough off-white head. Subtle roasty aroma with a little licorice. Medium body, low carbonation, sweet roast and some ddried dark fruits. Somewhat minerally. Distinct bitterness in the finish. Closer to a Mild than to a Bitter I’d say. 051011

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2011
Bottle at Craig’s house. earthy, amber, hazy, medium bitterness, light body, sticky, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2011
bottle at home .. with stephen ... copper ... thin white head ... soft lightly smokey woody nose ... soft dark berry fruits .. little woody malt ... hint of toffee ... juicy fruits ... decent enough


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