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


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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (23671) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cask (backlog). Hazy amber colour, small bubbly white head. Aroma is fruit, nectar, mild diacetyl and some sweet malts to it. Flavour is bready malts, mild citrus, nectar, wood and some resiny notes. OK apart from the mild diacetyl notes in the aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Cask at the White Swan Easter beer fest, Stokesley. Copper with a cream head. Malty flavour with toffee biscuit flavour and some stewed fruit also. Slightly dry finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Teran (208) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 14, 2015
Crisp and pleasant. Beige head, classic clear copper colour. Nice carbonation. Nothing disturbing in taste and aroma. Light bitter note, light woody and light fruity. And light in alcohol. So, light could be very good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6646) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markoijelena (1429) - Belgrade, 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (4418) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (3416) - Seattle, Washington, USA - 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 (17662) - 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 (2560) - 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 (3467) - 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.

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