Brewed by Jennings (Marstons)
Style: Bitter
Cockermouth, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.

CJGrip's rating

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
CJGrip (19) - Greater London, - DEC 16, 2013
Golden ale with dull after taste. Not great on the palette. If anything a summer drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
uckelman (343) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Pours clear, pale golden. Medium cream-colored head. Mild floral hops aroma, a lot like a German pilsner. Medium body. Bittersweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
sarauckelman (230) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Clear light caramel in color, wtih a moderate white head. Not much aroma. A bit bitter and weedy in the flavor. Highly carbonated. Too hoppy for my taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (270) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
bottle, a clear light amber with slight carbonation with a large frothy head. Aroma is of citrus and honey. A fruity/flowery flavours combine well and it is clean and crisp as it moved easily through my mouth.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DIBBLE (41) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Poured with thick delicate foam head that slowly popped away leaving a soap scum covering inside the glass. Clear amber colour with light carbonation fizz on the tongue. No bold statements in the flavour dept but a light balance of white bread and subtle floral hop. Sweet malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GregClow (2937) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle from Marston’s Classic Ales gift pack at LCBO. Light and bright golden body with a couple of fingers of white head. Clean aroma of lightly toasted grain, touch of honey, peppery hops. Flavour is similarly clean and has a similar profile as well - honey-on-toast up front, orange and pepper hops in the finish. Body gets a bit sticky as it warms, but otherwise, a simple and pleasant ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (4515) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma is spicy hop, hop leaf, a little grain. Later a little soapy note on the nose. Pale golden coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Flavour is composed of chalky carbonation, thin grainy malts, carbonic acid, pinch of caramel. Palate is thin and watery, high chalky carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (7120) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2014
Boutielle 50cl, merci à ma voisine. Dorée, col fin blanc. Arôme offre un bouquet agréable rappelant de suite des effluves organiques de miel ’honey blossom’ accompagné d’un bon fleuri noble. Palais garde une amertume basique anglaise pour une bière dont l’effervescence est un peu trop dominante. Petite douceur en toute fin de bouche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkel07 (3919) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle from Cellarbrations Sandy Bay 151214. Fruity with a dry finish. More golden ale than bitter. Smooth and easy to drink

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PictouRx (152) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours golden opaque, 1 finger head foamy , lively carbonation, with a bitter like finish, smooth texture, refreshing overall, not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zenkis (638) - Ogre, LATVIA - NOV 29, 2014
Thanks to Sabīne,
poured pale yellow, clear with thick, frothy top leaving light lasing. Aroma- pure honey like sweet malts, no hops fruitiness. Taste is medium bitter for style and surprisingly differs from sweet aroma, light sweet from malts, short aftertaste, not dry. Body- seems too full for bitter, could be golden ale instead- thick, sirupy, slick, but overall drinkability remains good. Nice one timer.

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