Brewed by Hambleton
Style: Bitter
Ripon, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular. Also available in pasteurised bottle.
This premium bitter has a distinctly malty character with a hint of nuttiness. The enhanced hopping rate recreates for many the good old days of a true Yorkshire bitter. Stallion gained the coveted award of Champion Beer at the 1994 York Festival.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2222) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared at Great British Weekend (day 2) in Belgrade. Golden brown, foam. Mild sweet fruit, grape and raisin body, very sweet, not much hop or bittering. OK

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (11871) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle at the Great British Beer Weekend in Belgrade, courtesy of luttonm and MarkoiJelena, thank you gentlemen! Clear golden amber color. Aroma of caramel biscuit. Taste has light toffee, not much bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (1784) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
Cask at The Mermaid, St Albans on 28 September. Poured a hazy amber with a halo of white head. Musty aroma with some floral hops and hazelnut sweetness. Flavours of cereals, fruitcake and some wet grass. Stale malt on the palate with pine bitterness and a slight metallic edge.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2377) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2013
Cask at the CAMRA York Beer and Cider Festival, 21.9.2013. Clear dark golden. hop, malt, some dry hay, some diacetyl. Mildly bitter, very soft with sweet undertones. Light body, a little watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (845) - USA - SEP 11, 2013
Great drinkable bitter. From 0.5 l bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1166) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear copper brown colour, foamy white head with yeasty malt type aroma. Fizzy dryness with fruity biscuit caramel malt, some sweetness and hoppy bitterness through to malty finish. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3908) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Smooth tasting with nice creamy head that dissolves slowly. Crisp bitter with a low bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2012
UPDATED: APR 20, 2013 Cask at the Rising Sun, Berkhampsted - 28/08/12. Clear copper colour with no head. Sweet dark fruits on the nose, toffee and a slight smokiness. Tastes as nose with a little wood. Medium body with a smokey dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4531) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2012
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Amber with a loose, scummy looking, white head; malty aroma; fruity malt flavour with a gentle, lasting, bitter finish. A traditional bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6680) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2012
50cl bottle from BeerCity, batch 2858, BB 03/2013. Cuivrée/orangée claire, col blanc léger/beige. Arôme est houblonné avec une pointe d’épice, malt léger allant vers un grillé le tout sur une belle note citronnée. En bouche, bière légère, pointe de levure avec ce profile très anglais, un malt et houblon en accord avec le style et donnant des pointes de malt grillé, palais légèrement pétillant avec une pointe fruitée citronnée.

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