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Brewed by Jennings (Marston’s)
Style: Bitter
Cockermouth, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Originally known as September Ale.
An award-winning golden bitter from an all malt brew, with Styrian Golding hops added at various stages, to give a classic hop flavour and aroma.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2013
500ml bottle received as gift.Golden pour with medium sized white head.Minimal aroma but some slight hoppy hints.Citrus and hop taste making a not unpleasant but average golden ale.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1589) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2013
500ml bottle. Tasted this in December 2012. Pours crystal clear golden amber with a thick white head. Cereal wheaty note in the brief aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt base gives a digestive biscuit base with a sweet note of golden syrup noted. Strong hop resins impart a dry bitter tang in the aftertaste. Finish is dry and hoppy. An ok golden ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark gold colour with a thin white head, malt and citrus in the aroma, the taste is bitter with hops, with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grzesiek79 (4001) - Radom, POLAND - FEB 6, 2013
Bitter o gożkawym finiszu, ale niestety przy głębokich łykach nie wyczuwa się nadto zbyt wiele goryczy. Piwo nawet ładnie się prezentuje, bo ciecz jest zamklona i leciutko mętna, ładna piana średniej wielkości, ale za to trwała. Finisz goryczkowo-cytrusowy.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (9449) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 7, 2013 500ml bottle at home. Pours clear golden yellow, thin white head. Hih carbonation. Malty aromas, but not much going on. Tastes a bit watery. Overall: A boring tasteless bitter, too fizzy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kristall-König (2726) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2013
Hopfig-grasiger Geruch, schwach mit Limone besetzt. Zitroniger Start. Mitte moderat bitter-trocken, Zitrone. Abgangs Grapefruit, bittert trocken aus. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6458) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. Surprisingly this one was way better than its cask partner. Still dry and choppy in taste and aroma but not that bitter which I like.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. After haven drunken this beer in England from cask a lot, I found it in a local bottle shop as a bottle. Clear golden-amber in colour with steady head. Very low carbonation, smooth body. Nose of hops and coriander. Taste of hops, spices, orange peel and herbs. Very dry with a medium bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SarkyNorthener (4072) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle. Golden colour, slight hop aroma. Taste is citrus and hops. Another below average beer on Christmas night , help!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonnyt (47) - USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle, pours light copper with little head. Very faint hoppy aroma. Full malty fruit taste with bitter citrus aftertaste that is fairly well rounded. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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