Brewed by Great Western
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A traditional English Bitter, amber in colour, offering an initial smoothness followed by a dry after-taste and a fruity aroma.

10800's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
10800 (8) - - FEB 19, 2012
Got it in "Rising Sun" in Frampton Cotterell Dark pour, thin head, nice character Feels a tad watery perhaps, but overall very nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1948) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2016
Pours a brown colour. Taste is malty and bitter with a cerealy and biscuity finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (10592) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 29, 2015
Cask at the standing order. Pours clear dark amber, nose is dull toffee, taste is toffee, biscuit, crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 14 May 2012. Poured a hazy, deep golden colour, with a spotty white head. Aroma of malt, straw and floral hops. Caramel in the flavour, with biscuity malt and raisins. Finish was a note of fruity esters, chewy grain and brown sugar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomCouch (23) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2013
Nice caramel colour. What I would call your classic bitter. Pleasant flavour with a light bitter taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2012
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Golden amber with a loose cream head; floral aroma - perhaps a dash of elderflower? - dry, biscuity malt flavour; and a clean, lightly bitter finish. Fairly average, but a pleasant pint.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4750) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 24, 2012
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow (21 Apr 12) - clear dark amber ale, bubbly white head, good temperature, no detectable aroma, caramel malt, high carbonation, easy to drink

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ManVsBeer (8674) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2012
Malty with a weak texture, mostly bitterness than anything else. Maybe a bad barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2012
Cask handpull at County Hotel Spoons Ashford. Guy behind the bar said "are all these ales different?" i said yeah. He said but if they are both pale how can you tell tge difference? It was a longish chat where i explained malts hops yeast and water. Crazy. Mid dark amber colour lasting beige head. Its a pretty decent session bitter to be honest. Some light biscuit touch of hedgerow fruit. Pretty drinkable and decent

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13225) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2011
Bottled, 500ml fro Favourite beers, Cheltenham, Gloucs. Still amber brown with little head. Virtually no aroma apart from a vague beery note and virtually no flavours either, perhaps the first virtual beer? You can feel the liquid going down, you get the concept of beer, but it just passes through without affecting any of the emotions on the way. Boring.

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