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

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
An elegant, straw coloured bitter. The hint of sweetness is complemented by subtle hop flavours, leading to a dry finish. Brewed using Maris Otter pale Ale malt, Hobson's yeast and finished with Worcestershire Goldings and Herefordshire Progress hops.


1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
PAK9 (5) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2013 does not count
Bottled. Weak aroma of flowers. First sip is plasticy and unpleasant. Taste is flowery but with chemical overtones that don’t balance with it and make it dishwatery. Very lively palate, effervesces too easily. Overstayed its welcome a little at the end.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5296) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle from Vaaland, Bryne. Pours light cloudy straw coloured with a big frothy white head. Aroma of citrussy and grassy hops. Taste is moderate dry, crisp and fresh hops.Lingering dry end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1952) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle conditioned. Golden beer with large foam head and a touch of lacing. Aroma of soft malts. Taste is mild hops, sweet malts and citrus. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (2901) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
Cask at Waggon and Horses: clear yellow straw colour big foamy white head, faint hop aroma, citrussy lemon taste, sweet malts bitter finish, nothing wrong with this, a beer I would have again.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gorm (1189) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2013
Lys gyllen farve med skum som forsvinner. Fruktig duft. Fruktig smak med en noe bitter avslutning. Supermarked.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nilsas (1395) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2013
Lyst friskt øl, tynt lag av hvitt skum. syrlig duft. Fin syrlig smak med en litt tørrere ettersmak. Greit drikke øl.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5119) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 16, 2013
500 ml bottle conditioned, from Vaaland, Bryne. ABV is 4.5%. Plenty of sediment in the bottle. Very pale yellow colour, hazy. Moderate white head. Sweetish aroma with notes of grassy and herbal hops. The flavour is crisp and medium dry, with distinct herbal, peppery and citrussy hops throughout. Decent bitterness, refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2013
Draught at Hollybush,Alcester.Poured a nice blonde colour with smallish white head.Light malt aromas which also came through in the taste along with some citrus notes making a smooth and easy to drink undemanding tasty beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
garthicus (2670) - Dublin, IRELAND - OCT 28, 2012
Bottle. Appearance: Vibrant straw yellow with a slight haze going through it, small pure white head. Aroma: Sweet, peppery hops, grassy, fresh, almost farmyard aroma. Smells good. Flavour: Nice fresh grassy hops, peppery, farmhouse again, citrus, quite vibrant in the mouth feel, lovely long hoppy finish. Quite lovely.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4350) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2012
Slightly cloudy amber pour with a long lasting frothy head. Slightly malty aroma leading to a rather rich malty flavour and some bitterness on the palate. A decent summer ale, but it won’t win too many prizes.


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