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Brewed by Hadrian & Border (Alnwick Ales)
Style: Bitter
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A rich, dark ruby coloured session bitter with a soft malt palate and a strong bitter finish.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (3961) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 27, 2010
As Broughton Street Domestic Ale.
Cask @ Cask & Barrel. Amber colour, creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, little fruity. Flavour is caramel malts, lots of biscuit. Mediocre.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30642) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
From cask at Smithfield Hotel. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and rather malty. Bitter and crisp hoppy fruity. Bittter and bone dry.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 6, 2010
@ Raven, Bath. Bright amber-brown. Loose head. Looks great. Chocolate and toast aroma is actually quite appetizing. Chocolatey palate, some sweetness and good malt complexity.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5201) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2010 Cask @ Raven, Bath (coastal beer fest). Ruby color is deep. Scant lace. Toasted raisin bread aromas. Also worty. Is sweet and slightly sticky. Smells like it has well-developed malts but doesn’t deliver the goods. Some breadiness does come out but in general the flavors fall flat.

As Broughton Street Domestic Ale, at Barloney in Edinburgh. Is Red, clear, with stable head. Aroma of Asian pear, purple plum, sweet with blonde cereal and wort. Soft palate. Blonde wood and is toasty but boring. 6-3-6-3-12 = 3.0

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Copper coloured with small foamy slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood, mildly dark dry fruits as well as some nutty notes. Flavour is caramel malts, some fruits, wood, mild nuttyness as well as some red berries.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
princesslala (131) - DENMARK - AUG 15, 2010
This gladiator would not last long in the arena because he is weak. This dark amber brew has a slightly sweet and malty aroma and flavor, but it is also pretty watery. I think he could use a little more time back at the training camp.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask conditioned at The New Wheatsheaf, Borough. Copper with white head. Soft and slightly chalky session type bitter, a fruity malty body with just a hint of drying hop. Gets crisp in the close, reasonable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
downender (6134) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 21/10/09. Dark amber in colour with a slight, off-white head. Fruity malt and caramel aroma. Flavour was sweet and malty with some red fruit and lightly bitter finish. Uninspiring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4381) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2009
Cask at the Cambridge Blue, Cambridge. Reddish chestnut with an off-white head; aroma of autumn fruit and malt; thin in the mouth, but fruity with some carmael malt; slightly sour fruity finish with a hint of chocolate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Blue Blazer, 2 Spittal Street, Edinburgh EH3 9DX, Scotland.
Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, light light yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090409]
Earlier Rating: 6/5/2009 Total Score: 3
Cask (handpump) @ Cask and Barrel, 115 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RZ, Scotland.
Clear medium to dark brown amber color with a average, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white / grey head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roastedd, peat - coffee notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and coffee - peat bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090409]


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