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Exeter Lighterman

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


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Previously 3.6%.

Despite its low strength this ale is full of flavour and has character beyond its ABV. Medium golden amber in colour, it has a well balanced flavour enhanced with lots of English Goldings hops.
A great tasting session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11352) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2016
500ml bottle bought at the brewery, shared with Finn. Clear amber coloured body. Remaining low head, spotty lacing. Smell of grassy hops, with some impact of malty sweetness beneath. Nuts and plums on the nose. Drying fruity ending, short lived. Satisfying (Hotel room, Exeter 29.09.2016).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2016
Cask at the Start Bay Inn, 27/04/16. Golden orange with a lasting off white cap. Nose is light floral notes, straw, lemon rind, toasted bread. Taste comprises soft bread, light spice, straw, lemon peel, tangerine, caramel. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with grassy bitterness. Ok bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3909) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle from brewery. pale Amber colour with with a thin white head. Malty aroma and taste with a bitter hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (8769) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2015
Cask @ The Marine, Sidmouth. Copper-amber with a small head. Well-balanced ale with a tasty mix of malt and hop with toffee notes that get heavier in its aroma. Some grain is evident.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9164) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2015
tap at the Marine, Sidmouth. Copper colour, white head. Light-boeiedd, low carbonation and highly drinkable. Nutty touch, pleasantly bitter-sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjs (6532) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2014
(Cask at Angleterre, 20141021) The beer poured amber and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had malts and molasses. Palate was light bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, earth, sweetness and bitterness. Afteraste was malty and bitter. A thin and harsh bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VastActiv (5734) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Some fruits, nuts, dryness and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Fat Cat, Sheffield 16/01/2010 Hop aroma. Golden amber coloured hoppy and a little dry with a crisp lasting malt finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Basic boring bitter, but this some big ash smoke comes through, like as if theres fag doubts in the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7959) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask-conditioned at George’s Meeting House (JDW), Exeter 25/07/09. Amber coloured with next to no head. A malty west country session ale with some fruit and a decent bitter finish. Ok, but not particularly memorable.

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