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Brewed by Hobsons
Style: Bitter
Cleobury Mortimer, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned.
Brewed using Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt, Roasted Crystal Malt, Hobsons Yeast ans finished with Worcestershire Challenger and Golding Hops. Special brewed by Hobsons for the Severn Vally Railway. This beer contains Hobsons unique yeast sediment and should be poured carefully to avoid disturbing the sediment. Best stored at cellar temperature 10 - 12 degrees centigrade and enjoyed at lesuire.


Emil's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, - MAY 4, 2005
Bottle. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Hoppy aroma and a hoppy light roasted taste. Medium body and a hoppy dry finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2430) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2015
From a cask at the 2015 Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting. Pours hazy yellow amber with a durable but very bubbly head. Strange spicy biscuit aroma. The flavor is more as expected with a dominant light toasted grain component and light spicing. The ’spice’ [yeast] is still strange but works well. Fine soft feel with a medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1825) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Flaska 50 cl (ingår i Best of Midlands Winter edition). Klar ljus bärnstensfärgad med ett medelstort vitt skum, som varar länge. Doftar av örter, citrus och tallbarr. Smakinslag av örter, grapefrukt, apelsin och karamell. Avslutas med en fin beska. Mjuk munkänsla.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1082) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2015
500ml bottle, pours golden brown with a small white head, almost clear. Nice light dry malt character, grainy biscuit, hints of caramel. Mild floral hop with light citrus notes. Balanced finish with light bitterness. Light body, thin texture with soft carbonation. Nice balanced traditional bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10331) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Tap at Max’s. Pours brilliantly clear copper with a large, frothy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast malt, ah yes, Maris Otter, light earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (3668) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Very light smell, some flowers and light malts. Allot more flavour in the taste with a nice bready malty backbone and some flowers. Feels like a real ale on bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5977) - ITALY - NOV 25, 2014
Dorata velata discreta schiuma buona persistenza citrico lieve terroso una nota erbacea buona beva discreto amaro finale citrico

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VictorStr (1500) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Inte den arom eller smakrikaste ölen men knte meningen heller. Bra balans mellan sötma och syrlighet och beska. Fyllig kropp för 4.2

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4301) - Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tall 500ml bottle. Best Before 30Aug15. Very natural looking ale. Pale, light amber color. Thick foam. Pine aroma, hints of citrus. Nose is heavy on the hops. Crisp, pale grains, zesty bite, loads of caramel. Finishes with a zesty tingle, notes of pine straw, a hint of toasted grains. It is a fantastic, hearty English Bitter. (4221)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3342) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Dobry Bitter z niewielka piana jak to w brytyjskich bitterach. Kolor jasno bursztynowy, i metny lekko. Troche drozdzy bylo na dnie. Dodaly posmaku wytrawnego piwu. Gozkawe dosc solidnie. Zwlaszcza koncowka jest zdecydowanie gozka.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ikey (1) - - OCT 18, 2014 does not count
Golden in colour. Little carbonarion with thick white head. Fruity and fainty nutty in aroma. Citrus, walnut, bitter when tasting. Okay beer.


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