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

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2007
[Odense-tasting at Scheffel. Bottle from Christian.] Notes of weak fruity aroma, flat carbonation, some hops and an impression of somewhat mainstream!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11055) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Bottled. Hazy golden with a small white head. Malty and fruity aroma with some peach. Dry malty flavour, slightly sour, lasting malt aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13803) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2007
Bottle: Unclear yellow with a bubbly white head. Grassy Citrus/malty aroma. Low carbonation. Rather soft texture. Nice lacings & some good solid hops in the taste. Very simple, not bad, not really good either. OK

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11158) - Kolding, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2007
Bottle @ ChristianScheffel tasting. [thank you, Christian]
Pours a pale golden with little head. Aroma is mild, slightly woody and grassy. A bit thin. Flavour is limited as well, some dry bitterness creeps in along the malty sweetness, but nothing exciting...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2007
Cask@GBBF2007. Golden colour, not much head. Aroma is wood, slight nectar and some earth. Flavour is quite papery bitter with some hints of fruits. Leaves a tickling feeling on the tongue. Not the most exciting brew I have had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2007
Cask Conditioned at Københavnske Øldage 2007
Hazy golden color. Light fruity aroma: white wine, lemon peel. Some malt flavor, high bitterness, aromatic enough; strange crossover between Golden Ale and white wine. Very long final. Refreshing. Dry.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bullit (4008) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUL 29, 2007
UPDATED: APR 20, 2010 Dark yellow, no head. Aroma of flowery hops. Flavours are flowery as well. Malty and bitter.

Rerate. Bottle from Odd-Bins. Slightly hazy golden colour, short head. Aroma is very perfumy, flowery. Flavour is fairly bitter, flowery finish. +.4

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (4482) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2007
Cask @ Jan Primus. Aroma is very flowery due the hops. Bit hazy, golden coloured with a thin lacing. Taste is a little sweet, quite flowery with some caramel malt Nice and refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (5055) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2007
Cask @ Jan Primus. Slight hazy yellow golden color, short head. Aroma of typical english hop (Goldings I presume), quite flowery, bit malty, according to Savad it also contains some skin of yellow plums. Moderate bitter taste. Decent bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
iep (230) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 5, 2007
Cask (gravity). Translucent golden body, slightly hazy with a small coarse-bubbled head & little lacing. Floral aroma, with biscuits (grainyness) and a strong Goldings presence. A hoppy & slightly fruity and floral aroma, nicely dry with a biscuity maltiness. Long, dry and hoppy finish. A silky, round and fullbodied mouthfeel. Not much CO2. Enjoyable, especially if you like Goldings hops.


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