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

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1761) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Ruby brown colour ok beige head lacing. Aroma is weetabix toffee light roasted malts. Taste is similar some nuttiness. Good smooth body and mouthfeel. V Good yorkshire bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1710) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Cask. North Bar, Leeds. Dark brown. Thick, dense, lasting beige head. Dried fruit and dark malt. Some chocolate malt. A little astringency. Taste is fruity dry. Some dried fruit sweetness. Smooth, creamy palate. Dry, bitter finish. Nice bitter, and in excellent nick, too.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
On cask at Brigantes for the 10 points. Pours a very dark ruby brown colour with a decent light tan head. Aroma of caramel, yeast, roasty malt and chocolate. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Not bad. Go Tubes!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - APR 30, 2012
cask GBBF 2009 Mahogany, no head. Dark roasted malts, sweet nuts. Bitter hops in aftertaste. Tasty one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2012
Dark full bodied ale with an excellent balance. Fine wooded earth type flavours and brilliant smooth texture.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10647) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Duck & Drake Leeds. A dark brown to mahogany coloured beer with a sparkled whitish head and copious lace. A dry nutty malty beer. Notes of chocolate and licorice. Coffee also. A thick chewy texture. Nice enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2013
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Dark brown with a bubbly head. Aromas are cocoa powder with light coffee and raisins. Slightly vinous with hints of lactose and liquorice. Flavours are chocolate malts with some roast character and nutty notes. Grapefruit and dark chocolate bitterness with a peppery finish. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
ralphdot (994) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2013
3.8% deep amber colour with a good head, caramel malt aroma, treacle toffee taste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2009
(Cask at GBBF, London Earl’s Court, 5 Aug 2009) Dark brown colour with brief, off-white head. Malty, nutty nose with dark fruit and dusty hops. Slightly roasty. Malty, nutty taste with notes of toast, dried fruit, cold coffee and dusty hops in the finish. Rather light body, smooth and rounded mouthfeel. Balanced sweetness. Nice, easy drinking, traditional bitter with a nutty malt character.


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