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Brewed by High House Farm
Style: Bitter
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
"The first beer brewed at High House Farm is this fine amber coloured traditional bitter with a fresh malty aroma. It is a true session beer that delivers a highly rewarding drink."


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a clear pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, sewage. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090807]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (12989) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Copper-amber color, steady off-white head. Light citrusy hops. Light palate. Slightly sweet with nutty hoppyness. Straightforward session ale, which is not that interesting, but well-brewed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Ambery golden colour, small beige head. Aroma is wood, mild soap, earth and also some mild bready notes. Flavour is grass, earth, mild toffee and also some floral notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2009 1) Cask, The Crown, Nuneaton. Murky orange pint with a leafy hop aroma. Digestive biscuity malt with a tangy citrus bitterness. Lingering bitter finish with sweet malty afters. A bit thin and one-dimensional (635312). 2) Cask handpull, High House Farm. Bright bronze with a white lid. Twiggy woodland watery hop aroma with some slight musk and nuttiness coming through. Marzipan, vanilla, impression of oak, berry fruit hints, chalky finish with a good husky linger. So-so. (637313)

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2007
a tawny colour, witha malty aroma, and malty flavour with a smokeyness bit clawing

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8303) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2006
Cask, Derby Fest 06. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aromas are very spicy. Lots of pepper. Dry and hoppy. Flavours are toffee malts with some fruitiness. Fairly sweet with a dry, spicy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4292) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2006
Cask@Derby Summer Beer Festival 2006. Brown beer with a light head. The aroma is mildly pale and the flavour is fruity with a sparkling taste. Overall a nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2006
Cask Stillage at King’s Meadow, Reading 03/05/2003 Golden coloured with some alcohol. Hoppy with a bitter lasting finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2004
Darkish copper colour. Some biscuit notes in the aroma. Clean and dry palate - some hops, but malt is more prevalent. A decent basic session beer at the malty end of the bitter spectrum. Cask (gravity dispense) at Peterborough Beer Festival.


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