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Irving Type 42

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Brewed by Irving
Style: Bitter
Portsmouth, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask, Occasional;

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Wheel Inn, Bowling Green, near Sway, Hampshire. Dark amber with cream head. This was a full, toasty, maltybitter, there is quite a nutty character to it. Full and tasty. Reasonable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9550) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Cask at the rising sun berko. Reddy / copper coloured pour with a fading loose off white head. Aroma is tart red berry. Sweet caramel. Cakey, fruit came. Flavour is composed of nutty, fruit cake, spicy, liitlle hot alcohol, solvent. Palate is medium sweet, moderate condition. Lingering rum soaked cake.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2618) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Ascot 2013. Pours a copper colour with a thin white head, aroma has plenty of dark fruits, taste is sweet with a dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2012
pours deep chestnut with frothy off white head. aroma is sweet, with dark fruit and chocolate notes. taste is sweet, fruity, smooth, with good bitterness. cask was in excellent condition, liked this quite a bit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2009
Cask conditioned handpump Coach & Horses Wellingborough. A ruby coloured beer with a loose whitish head. The aroma was a bit tart with fruity berries. Overwhelmingly malty rather than hoppy. Very astringently bitter in the mouth although got a bit bready towards the end. I hope this wasn’t 100%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7960) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Royal Oak, Bath 5/10/08. Cooper colour with next to no head. Aroma of red fruit with a touch of caramel. Full, slightly vinous mouth feel, with a sweetish malt flavour and earthily bitter finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SaintMatty (6871) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2008
Cask (Guide Dog,Southampton) - Copper brown in colour. Fruity aroma with rainsins detected. Smooth malty and fruity taste with raisins and a light hoppiness in the finish.

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