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


on tap


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2010
cask at guilford ... copper thin white head ... light toffee malt nose ...soft smokey woody fruits ... little toffee ... little dull but still ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13232) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2010
Bottled, filtered, 500ml from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Oxon. Amber with white head. Malty type bitter with a sweetish, fruity character, some dried apricot, peach. An earthy type hop note at the close. Reasonable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4445) - Burgos, SPAIN - FEB 13, 2010
Cask @ Bon Accord. Amber colour, creamy off-white head. Aroma: caramel malts, some hops. Flavour: caramel malts, toffee. Some hops. Fairly sweet, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2009
On handpull, an amber colour. A slight fruit aroma. A creamy and light palate, fruity and flowery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2008
Cask on Christian IV in Odense. Amber with a lasting white head. Light floral hops and toffee malt aroma. Medium dry malty flavour with toffee notes and a rather hop bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2008
From cask at Charlies. Pours cloudy orange with a lacing off-white head. Light toasted to breadish dry malt aroma. Flavour follows this with a mild fruity note in addition. Light liqourice note into the finish. Finish holds a light bitterness yet still mixed with the same malt flavours. Very pleasent biter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2008
Cask in Station Bar. This was noteably warm. Artoma is nutty malts, grassy, clishgt lemon note. Taste is again nutty a bit grainy malt, grassy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2008
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber. Bland malty aroma. Some roast in the taste with some sharp bitterness at the finish. I find I don’t get on too well with Hambleton beers. This is an exception. Quite decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7925) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle. Amber with a moderate white head. Aroma began with some floral hops and then became a touch earthy. The flavour started with some malt before the same earthiness, almost farmyard-like came through. The finish was bitter with some more floral hops. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 27, 2007
Candied malt and caramel aroma, copper, pours a small tan head. Dry leafy hops taste, subtle malt, woody notes, well balanced,very pleasurable drink. A really nice treat from my neighbour Jean’s sister Dorothy. Thank You to both Ladies.

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