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Brewed by Goddards
Style: Bitter
Ryde, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular. Also available in keg (cold filtered but not pasteurised).
Refreshingly clean, easy-drinking bitter, with a wonderful aroma of freshly-rubbed hops that carries through to a satisfying aftertaste. Also available as a cold-sterile filtered (not pasteurised) kegged beer


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2007
Cask (handpump) , GBBF Day 3, August 2006. Amber colour. Seemed rather short of condition resulting in a slightly dull mouthfeel. Otherwise a pretty standard, slightly earthy British bitter. Not much more to say really. By no means bad but by no means special either.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2009
This is somehow the clearest drink I have ever seen. Simple sweet malty nose with the tiniest hint of hops deep in there somewhere. Nice and thick with very little carbonation which works well with its laid back nature. It has a nice balance but it has nothing particularly worthy of a note home. Lots of neutral cereals and a honeyed finish with some bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, toasted, light molasses, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100119]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5018) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 27, 2010
50cl bottle from a friend. White foamy head. Blond colour. Nice enough beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (1680) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2013
Cask@lychgatetavern, wolverhampton. Amber coloured, medium head with good lacing. Little aroma. Taste is a dash of pepper and nothing much else. Pretty dull. Not a good beer at all.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3473) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2013
Slightly cloudy amber coloured with a thin head and a small fruity aroma. Has a sour bitterness that lingers.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4003) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2014
Fra cask/gravity på den koselige - og knøttlille - Newport Ale House, Isle of Wight 24 Jan 14. Mørk gylden. 0 skum. Svak ferskenaroma. Smaken litt vassen. Mandler. Svakt søtlig ettersmak. Grei - men litt kjedelig.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 28, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF 2004] An amber beer with a small white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel. The flavor is fruity with notes of caramel and a bitter finish, but the body is thin.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wheresthepath (1521) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2009
[Cask at the Windmill Inn, Bembridge] Amber with a small, loose off-white head. Watery with a light lemony aroma and a vague, ill defined dusty hop bitterness in the finish. Disappointing.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
mR_fr0g (2387) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2011
Bottle from Tesco. Burnt orange pour with absolutely no head. This bottle may not have been treated very well. Big skunky metalic smell. Palete is very thin. Flavour is metalic slightly nutty. Worst beer I’ve have in a long time.


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