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Brewed by Hop Back
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Also known as Celtic Bitter in Celtic Inns pubs.
Golden, light, clean and tasty - ideal session ale. Hoppy aroma from East Kent Goldings, dry finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20395) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2009
Cask@Charlies Pub, Copenhagen. Golden colour, small white head. Sweet fruity hoppyness along with some wood. Flavour is wood, nectar, fruity hops and some caramel malty notes as well. Smooth and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2009
Clear golden with a medium white creamy head. Aroma had floral hops and fruity notes. Flavour had fruits, floral hops, eath and malty notes. Finished bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1427) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2009
Cask at the Sultan, London SW19, UK on 24th June 2009. Golden session ale with lasting off-white head. Moderately hoppy and clean tasting. Some fruitiness Zingy mouthfeel, longish dry finish, leaving the drinker wanting more. A good pint.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2009
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Light caramelish and vague hoppy aroma. Sweet caramelish and light fruity hoppy flavoured. Solid bitter and dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9371) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 14, 2009
Cask (Kuikka, Helsinki)
Classic clean English bitter aroma. Lovely standard refreshing bitter loads of lightly roasted, slightly grainy, malts. and a touch of scotch ale horse blanketty mustiness. Soft bittering hops are quite subtle, but pleasant. Grainy and slightly bitter finish. Very simple, but so tasty and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - SEP 24, 2008
Cask, Turf Tavern, Oxford. Sturdy copper, just off-white head. Lots of minerals in the nose, sulfer, farmy hops, pound cake. Brisk, full raisin/butter bitterness, blackberries, dry toasty caramel with a rye edge. Light, pleasant, good flavor to abv ratio.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 5, 2008
pale golden yellow nice tight head, ,fizzy and fruity but with a little grassy hop background

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
renffisch (808) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2008
cask at the sultan. light hops in nose, straw gold in colour and then... tastes of wet leather, mouldy cheese and chalk. and a bit metallic. good mouthfeel if you can stand the taste.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4210) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2008
Cask/gravity at Battersea Beer Festival 6 Feb 08. Golden brown colored. An OK soapy tanned head. Modest fruity aroma. Dry paperish flavor. A dry finish with hints of biscuit.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 17, 2008
Gravity cask at the Battersea Beer Festival, 6th Feb 2008. Rather yeasty aroma gets things off to a bad start. Golden yellow in colour, tastes like you’d expect a golden ale to taste. Flat palate however. Decent enough, but flawed and a bit uninspired.


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