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Brewed by Iceni
Style: Bitter
Thetford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.95/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Colour: Gold. Iceni's best seller. A distinctive blend of maple syrup and hops give a delicate and well-balanced bittersweet aftertaste.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2006
Bottle from the Iceni Brewery, Ickburgh, Norfolk. Hazy dark gold with a large white head. Lots of sediment. Sweet, yeasty aroma. A touch of sweetness in the taste followed by a gentle hoppiness. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 29, 2006
Half pint pulled at The Reedcutter in Cantley (Norfolk), a clear amber with a large white frothy head. Nice bubblegum and beery aroma. Very smooth with a strong malty aftertaste. Flowery on the front of the tongue and bubblegum again. Different, very tasty.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
FrankJohansen (3604) - Sabro, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2005
Bottle. Amber cloudy colour with a white mostly dimishing head. Sweet aroma of caramel and hobs. Fresh bitter taste. softly carbonated

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2005
Gravity @ 5th Royal Oak Beer Festival. Sulphur aromas and a poor malt character similar to some lagers. Well balanced and fairly drinkable if you hold your nose.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (4077) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2005
Golden bottle conditioned.Pours with a creamy head and has traces of vanilla bitterness.A gentle and not over bearing bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2005
Bottle. Quite malty/bread/crackers, with some light sweetness. Got touches of pineapple and fruit salad, slight tinny edge. Light bodied, with some light sweet caramel aswell as the fruit mentioned. I don’t know, it was easy to drink, but not very distinctive.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 1, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF, 2004] An orange beer with a small white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and yeast. The flavor is more complex; sweet with notes of caramel, yeast, and oranges.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardWilding (201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2004
Draught at the Battersea Beer Festival 2004. A touch of sweet fruit, some floral hops. A long dry finish. A decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomSpears (65) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2004
Fine soft day. Cask conditioned. A little sweetness and soft fragrant, buzzing hops.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5275) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2004
Theobald Arms, Essex. Golden session bitter. Mostly neutral palate which initially plays sweet because it's so soft, but finishes almost dry. Softness is the key to this. A filling, gentle softness like a warm Spring day. Fine Soft Day is such an appropriate name for this tasty, fresh and fragrant brew which plays well with a soft brown sugar against some flowery hops, finishing long and lazy. Excellent.


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