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


on tap

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask: Regular.
"A superb golden coloured ale, brewed with malt made from specially selected Maris Otter barley and using only the finest English aromatic hops."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1847) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2012
[cask, The White Hart, Bouth] Amber brown pour with a large white head from the sparkler. Slightly nutty aroma, with some caramel sweetness. Grass and hay on the nose too. Flavours are very balanced, there’s some citrus fruit, before the malty, nutty bitter finish comes on. Good stuff [26082012]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Faint biscuit aroma. Deepgold with full white head. Subtle notes of biscuit and lemon, with a rounded mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2799) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2012
Cask by handpump at Malt Cross, Ayr (7 Apr 12) - clear solid gold, non-existent white head, bit cold, watery, caramel malt, apple note, refreshing

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AshtonMcCobb (2458) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
In tap at Four Marys in Linlithgow. Pours dark amber to brown with a proportionate head. The nose has resin and some bitterness but not a pleasant aromatic bitterness. The taste is more if the same. The palate is medium bodied and textured but unfortunately the bitterness in the end is like astringent dry malt. Overall, not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ladnewton (1411) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2012
Cask at the Gallery, Pimlico, on 21st January 2012. Copper with thin off-white foam ring. Sweet caramel aroma. Malty with sugary sweetness and berry fruits. Citric hop late. Fruity citric aftertaste. Watery mouthfeel and a light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1352) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2012
First tasted this in Coanes, Johnstone in April 1991. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear russet in colour with a thin creamy white head. Slight note of biscuity malt present in the short aroma. Thin but creamy mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a rich digestive biscuit flavour with redcurrant fruit evident. Good prickle of dusty, earthy hops in the bitter aftertaste. Finish is slightly malty with vinous cask notes present. A decent session bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 6/20
ralphdot (982) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 22, 2012
4.0% gold colour with a good head, not much aroma, not much taste (compared to other Jennings beers), slightly bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slash_1_uk (22) - annesley, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2011
Cask at langtry’s nottingham 27/12/11 poured a clear golden yellow with creamy white head smells of hops and lemon with smooth hop aftertaste nice smooth pint

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3937) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2011
Cask at the wonderful Meadow Inn at Ironbridge on our family Christmas meal. In good condition but fairly bland with no dominating flavour. Dissapointing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2381) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - NOV 27, 2011
Cask, handpump @ The Market Porter, Southwark, CIty of London.
Tawny amber and bright with a solid and lasting white crown. The nose was less than uplifting with dusty, dirty, barnyard malt and old ’pot pourri’ hops. Quite grainy in the mouth with some very spicy, bitter, stewed stonefruit coming through. Quite sweet upfront with a raisiny tang to it. Hints of roasted nuts and flowery, dry, earthy hops fill it out. Nice length, a moderate bitterness that lingers with just a touch of cigarette ash and tea. Very light, clean mouthfeel. Pretty average overall.

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