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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ New Smithy, Wolstanton ST5, UK. Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, moderate hoppy, flowers, grass, lemon. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, and a dry finish. Body is medium, texture is oily / creamy and very smooth, carbonation is soft to flat. (150108)

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.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29369) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 18, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF 2004] A yellow beer with a small head. It has no aroma and the flavor is boring malty.

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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2006
Cask @ Volunteer ARms, GBBF 2006. Clear golden colour with a white head. FRuity slightly malty aroma. Sweet malty slightly bitter hoppy flavor. Malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
7th December 2007
Pigs Ear Festival, Hackney. Dry palate. Hoppy with distinct elderflower. Also prominent honey. A bit different.

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

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (13793) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2006
Cask handpull at Head of Steam, Euston. It has been ages since I had this. Golden, thin white head. Slightly nettley farm yardy aroma which to be honest always puts me off. OK in mouth with some grapes, bit wet, not enough body for me. Then dry, dusty hop finish with tingling citrus acids. OK, but not a big fan

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2002
Sampled cask-conditioned at the Cayo Arms, Cardiff...Light amber; earthy, minerally aroma, light caramel, some tin character. Moves into chalkiness on the palate, and a slightly earthy hop finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Leighton (11123) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
Cask at The Brownswood, London. Pours clear yellow with a fine, white froth head. Grainy malt nose, wet leaves. Light sweet flavor, toasted grains, dirt, leafy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, toast, more dirt and leaves, grainy malts. Wholly uninspiring.


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