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Brewed by Hambleton
Style: Bitter
Ripon, England
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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (5791) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from www.beershop.hr Clear amber coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, mild hoppy caramel nose. The taste is basicly the same, herbal hoppy and caramel with toasted malt. Light grainy notes in bitterish finish. Nothing special here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markoijelena (446) - SERBIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at the Great British Weekend event Belgrade Serbia The BestBeat playing.Pour it orange colour with medium white head.Taste of malt, fruits.Light and nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (3966) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 25, 2014
Nick Stafford’s Stallion. Thanks Ogi! Ah, love the white horse thing, those things are cool (and bring back memories of long read Arthur C. Clarke books). Poured a coppery body with a medium sized off white head. Caramelly aroma mixed with some herbal hoppy notes both aren’t that exciting and reminded me of Panadon - this cough syrup I had to take once or twice when I was a kid. And I never liked it. In any case, the taste goes on to be a mix of a mild, dry caramel background with a mild herbal-citric hop. Light chalky notes (noted before I spotted the horse, heh), clean, dry. Ok really, but as unexciting as they get, in my opinion at least.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2272) - 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

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (12341) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beese (1971) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2432) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
sdmmb (902) - USA - SEP 11, 2013
Great drinkable bitter. From 0.5 l bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (1223) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4178) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Smooth tasting with nice creamy head that dissolves slowly. Crisp bitter with a low bitterness.


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