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Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Bitter
Goole, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A smooth, very dark, velvety bitter made with finest Maris Otter malted barley along with copious quantities of crystal and chocolate malts. A session beer with a flavour to savour.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium to dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dusty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20090804]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Dark brown colour with small beige head. Aroma is wood, caramel malts, some syrup and mild coffeeish notes as well. Flavour is wood, grass, some earth and mildly grassy and diacetylic notes.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of chocoalte. Has a toasted malty chooclate flavor with hints of caramel. Fruity malty slightly toasted caramel finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
4th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Light brown beer. A little malt and a little hops. Inoffensive but just another boring English bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14180) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009 ... Deep brown ... musty woody malt nose ... soft fruit ... little toffee ... light hop.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12541) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Dark brown color, small off-white head. Toffeish aroma with hints of coffee and diacetyl. Flavor is coffee and crystal sugar. Watery finish. Light hops in the aftertaste. A bit odd.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11054) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2009
Brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty with nutty and toffee notes. Sweet fruity flavour with medium roast character.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10476) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Casl at Ealing. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10134) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Dark brown to chestnut with slight head. Dry, pretty malty beer, quite smooth with a chocolate overtone. Some bitterness, lacks some depth though. It’s reasonable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earls Court 04/08/2009 Floral aroma. Copper mid brown coloured with a little dryness and roast in a crisp malt finish.


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