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: 15   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonMoore (2033) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2004
Cask at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Nice brown colour with a good head and immaculate lacing. Great malty, caramel flavour, smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (15792) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2009 Cask handpull at Blakes, Dover. Copper colour with thin white head. Quite a nice hop nose with some strawberry fruit. Some acids in mouth, with drying hop end. Quite a nice bitter. In fact it must have been nice as I ended up doing a session on it and enjoyed each fresh pint. Not too heavy but enough taste it keep you interested 3.4/5 Re-rate cask handpull at County Hotel, Ashford, Good biscuit malt, Decent yeast, some fruit but as a biscuity light bitter, this was excellent.

   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - OCT 8, 2004
Cask Conditioned, at the Wenlock Arms, London.
Bright golden coloured body, in sublime condition, fine white head. Sulphury aroma. Juicy hop flavour with good bitter length. This was a good example of a good, yet unremarkable beer, scoring really well because it was in such good condition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (17662) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9101) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2004
Clear brown in appearance. Aromas are hoppy, spicy and clean. Not so much body but a great dry fruit skin dryness that lasts for some time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9166) - 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
downender (7253) - 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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5595) - 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
davidtjm (976) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 15, 2013
Medium head, some, floral hops aroma. Hops and caramel are present in the taste, a nice beer.

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