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Brewed by Joseph Holt
Style: Bitter
Manchester, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stravale (2280) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask @ The Ape and Apple, Manchester [291004]
Caramel brown, clear, dense white head, good lacing
Aroma of caramel, soft fruits, hint of apple skin
Taste of caramel and brown bitter twigs
Palate - Light to medium body, twiggy bitter. Finish of soft bitter twigs
Overall - Average boring brown bitter ... ZZZzzzzz

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9960) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man Autumn BF, 10/10/14. Clear copper with a moderate off white head. Nose is dark fruits, biscuit, nutty twang. Taste comprises caramel, light spice, malty rinse, dark fruits. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter tunes in the finale. Ok bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1048) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2014
500ml bottle from B&M. Dark amber in colour with a small, off white head. Roasted malt aroma with small caramel and fruit. Malt taste with some hops and fruit.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (1478) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Pours chestnut with a little cream froth. A malt dominated brew with mild coffee, bread, a little metal, a hint of honey and some spice. Pretty run of the mill stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1227) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 13, 2014
Dark amber colour, beige-ish creamy head; aroma and taste of caramel, some fruity notes and floral hops; correct ale

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsř, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Crown & Anchor, Manchester 21 Jan 13. Mřrk gylden. Krystallklar. Lavt, varierende tett skum. Tett lacing. Nesten ikke aroma. Smaken litt tyggegummiaktig. Třrr frukt. Pĺ det jevne.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ruprecht_007 (650) - Cesky Tesin, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 22, 2014
Tmavší barva, hustá pěna, chelbová vůně. Chuť: výrazná hořkost ve sladovém těle, hutné plnbé pivo, příjemné sladové pozadí adlouhý chmelový dozvuk, jemná stopa po tmavém chlebu.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1485) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Pours an amber colour, has a pleasant bitterness and well balanced. A good northern brew

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3423) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2013
Clear mahogany brown colour. It has a dry taste with a bit of wood. Good example of a traditional cask bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2013
(Cask): Dark amber in colour with a small, creamy, off white head. Roasted malt aroma with small hints of caramel and fruit. Malty taste with some hops and fruit coming through, moderate bitterness and smooth on the palate.


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