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Ilkley Joshua Jane

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Brewed by Ilkley
Style: Bitter
Ilkley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich nut-brown Yorkshire ale. Everything that is great about traditional Yorkshire bitter, fused with Ilkley Brewery’s unique hop character. Named after Mary Jane’s suitor, ont’ Ilkla Moor bar t’at… DECEPTIVELY DIFFERENT Hops: Amarillo (USA), Columbus (USA


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 8, 2014
Cask @ The Rake (Greater London). Clear dark amber with a medium beige head and heavy lacing. Aroma is of mineral notes, light caramel and herbal presence. Taste is moderately bitter, but the bitterness is very sticky. Mineral/earthy with herbal presence and light caramel. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel. Bitterness is too sticky, so the beer isn’t easily drinkable or really refreshing, but it’s not completely bad either.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Cask Half Pint at Craft Beer Co, Brixton, London in Oct 2012 - Amber Brown in colour. Very Hoppy; leafy resinous hops. Fruity; bitter grapefruit. Malty; toasty malts, caramel, hint of nuts. Bitter hoppy fruity throughout. Very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (863) - ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle. Hazel brown ale with a lumpy offwhite head. Nose is toffee, wood and a large dose of hops - orange and grapefruit. Taste is heavy hopped grapefruits, lemons and tangerines - you can pull out a little toffee and it’s all nicely balanced with a sharp bitter tang. Really nice quaff, so tasty for the lowish ABV :)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2182) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2014
500ml bottle from Booths. Pours clear copper, thick, rocky white head. Aromas of vanilla, caramel, dried orange peel. Taste has a light, almost spicy bitterness, and a mellow dark sugar sweet. But thin, but decent finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (2743) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
On bottle from Meny Oslo City. Golden color, good foam. Immediate hoppy, citrus and good fruitiness; medium aroma intensity- some malt in finish. Good bitterness & balance. Very enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (640) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle asda. Clear chestnut colour decent white head and lacing. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is citrus well balanced malts and hops with a good lasting bitter finish. Quite thin body and strong carbonation. Ok yorkshire bitter but much better out there!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pudding (163) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
500ml. ar: spicy hop. ap: clear, copper, long-lasting head. ta: fruity, mod-heavy bitterness, med sweetness. pa: medium bodied, bitter, astringent finish. ov: overly bittered for its abv.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adodo (40) - Riga, LATVIA - DEC 31, 2013
Citrus hop aroma. Golden, brown colour, frothy, white foam. Medium bitterness, light sweetness. Average carbonation. long bitter finish. very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peter48er (177) - Liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2013
50ml bottle. Pours light brown with a small white head that stayed for most of the drink. Much more bitter than I had expected, no less enjoyable and interesting nonetheless, with a hint of caramel. A very pleasant beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7004) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Cask at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell, 10/10/13. This rating shouldn’t have happened - should have been sarf of da river drinking Croydonian dark at this point !!! Clear copper with a thin off white head. Nose is bready malts, biscuit, fruit tang, light toffee. Taste comprises toffee, dark fruit, subtle hops, light grassy notes, strong tea bag tang. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, bitter notes in the finish. Decent enough bitter.


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