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Brewed by Hornbeam
Style: Altbier
Manchester, England


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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cssk; Status uncertain. Also available bottle conditioned.
Made in the style of a North German top fermented ale, dark, with continental malts and distinctive.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gowdy (966) - Erskine, - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle at Craig’s house. Medium brown colour. Small white head. A little flat. Bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
wheresthepath (2122) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2013
[Cask at Reading Beer Festival] Deep amber with a moderate loose white head. Toffee and biscuits with a little red apple and ginger. Rather sweet and cloying, like a GK beer with less hops. Not much to it really though. c7

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21612) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2013
bottle at home ... from NWAF 2013 bottle haul ... copper ... thin white head ... soft sweet toffee nose ...sweet dry toffee roast ... ligth citrus woodyness ... long light dry citrus linger... some dark roasted sugers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8697) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
Clear brown ale with deep biscuit flavoured malts that are both prominent in aroma and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Kings Arms, 11 Bloom Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, England M3 6AN.

Clear medium amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, dusty, nutty, light roasted. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, hoppy, dusty nuts. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120120]

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