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High House Farm Matfen Magic

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

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A brown ale, hopped with a combination of Fuggles and Brambling Cross.This traditional premium ale has a beautiful aroma of blackberries and autumn fruits, with malty and chocolate overtones.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5113) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
500ml Bottle - Copper in colour. Caramel and raisins in the aroma. Malty, fruity and sweet taste with notes of toffee and raisins standing out.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1821) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
GBBF 2013. Pours a mid amber colour with a beige head, aroma is malty with some biscuit, taste is fruity and malty with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (2942) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2013
How: Cask.
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), 2013.
Appearance: Golden colour with a small off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, yeast, some fruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, fruit, malt, caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2013
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a light amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, sweet fruit and hay. Sweet malty flavour with toffee and biscuit. Palate is a little watery with light hop resin and cereal.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30766) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and light breadish. Smooth fruity, toasted malty and light caramelish. Bitter, herbal and dry into a malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3109) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2013
Dark brown color. Lots hops. Very dry like an Enlish ale that is mapped up on hops. Nice

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (4774) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
On tap at Gbbf 2013. Dark amber, decent head. Fruity, some apples, moderately bitter. Could stand taller.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2531) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Cask at gbbf 2013. Nose is hedgerow berries and sweet caramel. Clear copper colour. Halo of cream head. Flavour is twiggy sweet caramel. Pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1406) - WALES - AUG 15, 2013
GBBF. Clear brown, a little white head. Smell - slight caramel and old ale. Taste - sharp, malty…a bit insipid. Drinkable but it’s not setting the world alight.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1264) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Cask at GBBF. Pine aroma, quite earthy hops and a decent balance. Flavours aren’t overwhelmingly strong but a perfectly decent session beer.


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