Brewed by Hardknott
Style: Bitter
Millom, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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JohnCook101's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnCook101 (440) - - APR 17, 2013
330ml bottle. Clear copper with a small head. Good uncomplicated hoppy aroma. Flavours of citrus peel, a little yeast, moderate malt and plenty of hops. Has an intense bitter finish. Well balanced and very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2281) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2015
Bottle from Open All Hours in Keswick. Pours hazy amber with big frothy off white head. Interesting - this bottle must have either got infected or is mislabled. The taste is sharp with lots of sour citrus. Reminiscent of a geuze. Certainly not a robust session bitter and probably better for it. A little bit thin, but light and refreshing and pretty good. I’d be interested to try this again to see what it’s supposed to be like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
prawlie (1306) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle from Beer52. Slightly opaque amber with a big foamy head. Light citrus aroma. Citrus light bitter, zesty. Pretty average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (11700) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2015
Bottled, 330ml from Tebay Services, Orton, Cumbria. Gold to amber with white head. Initially this proved to be a zesty, grapefruit hop laden beer, crisp. As I drank through it a twangy, sourish, boiled vegetable note appeared, not enough to detract too much from the beer but it has reduced the mark. Slightly flabby finish but the start was great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sblsimone85 (375) - USA - JUL 10, 2015
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.We could tell you it’s a black IPA, and if we did we would be letting you into a great secret. But as you don’t believe in black IPA, you can just pass over this beer and move back to your dark mild as after all, black beer shouldn’t taste this good. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (8089) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 28, 2015
33 cl bottle. BBE 12.07.2015.
Pours clear golden color with a large head. Grassy notes and some citric fruits on the nose, faint earthy notes too. Bitter grassy flavor, lemon and grapefruits, very distant berry notes, some not-so-pleasant boiled vegetables too. Something’s a bit off here, not very pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (6260) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Cask @ Soup Kitchen, Manchester. Clear golden with a small head. Mainly hopped, although there’s a pleasant bitterness attached to this ale as well. There’s a small sweetness here too, mostly evident in its nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (11068) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle @ home. Clear rusty orange color, medium sized quite quickly diminishing white head that leaves fair to good lacing. Aroma is malts, spicy hops, citrussy. Tastes alike: again citrussy, spicy hops, a bit zesty and some orangepeel and a decent to firm maltyness. A bit too sharp / too much hop spicyness for me. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5301) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
33cl bottle from Beer52.com. Golden amber with a ring of white head; leafy hop aroma; light malty body with a orange citrus taste; and a spicy bitterness to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1430) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
330ml bottle, pours clear golden brown, light malts, zesty citrus, straw. Light body, thin texture, dry moderate bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugi (467) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Light brown, quite hazy, full white head. Aroma of tea, fruits, hops and raspberries. Tase: Medium bitter, fruity, a bit of malt and biscuit. Well balanced and fizzy. Full body and refreshing!

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