Grainstore Tupping Ale
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Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Bitter
Oakham, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Seasonal - September and October.

A well hopped, russet coloured beer with strong floral hop notes easily recognised in the aroma. Characteristically autumnal and warming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43245) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ The Roebuck Inn (JDW), 9-11 St. James Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 6FH.

[ As Grainstore Tupping Ale ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, fruity malt, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, pale malt, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20141013]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (20929) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Cask at the source. Ear golden color, thick tan head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma is lightly floral and gerbal. Taste has herbal lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2013
Medium head, some, floral hops aroma. Hops and caramel are present in the taste, a nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tombyars (1579) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2011
Tasted this in the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in October 2009. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear orange amber in colour with a thin white head. Smell of wet soil and dusty hops in the short aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a sharp citric orange flavour laced with hints of toffee. Bitter hop resins give a short dry aftertaste. Malt returns briefly in the well balanced finish with biscuit notes. An ok session bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 17/10/2009 Fruit and malt aromas. Small white head. Golden amber coloured and a little sweet on the palate with some dryness in a crisp and floral malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2009
Cask in the Market Porter. Alround rating: Caramel and lightly biscuity malt, grassy floral hop, perhaps lacking condition a bit. The generic 3.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7795) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Crosse Keys, London 06/10/09. Amber with a slight white head. Slightly strange mix of caramel and citrus fruit with a sharply bitter edge. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (12917) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with white head. Light grainy bitter, dry and just a little thin. Easy drinking but little flavour and quite bland. Average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2006
Cask conditioned - handpump - Swan and Rushes - Leicester. A copper coloured bitter with some citrus hop aromas featuring lemon predominantly. The taste is also nicely hoppy with more lemon again. Quite dry and nicely tasty and clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2006
St Albans (05): Golden in colour. Mild citric hop nose. Sweetish flavour, balanced though. Not bad.

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