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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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."


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2011
A - fruity and tinny A - golden with a thick head T - sweet and dry bitter P - mid and dry O - ehhh....

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4342) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 28, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2012 On tap in England. Golden colour with a creamy white head. Moderate hoppy aroma. A very mild caramel flavour with some hoppy notes

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2011
Cask @ Market Poster, Borough SE1. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of caramel. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (849) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2011
Cask at the Market Porter, 4th October 2012. Nice beer, you can taste the malt with a caramel undertone. Not bad

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tkrjukoff (4022) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2011
Tap @ The Shipwrights Inn. Pours cloudy amber with a small off white head. Aroma sweet malty, fruity, floral and slightly hoppy. Flavor is fruity, citric, a bit sweet and bitter. Finishes dryish bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tommann (2629) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2011
Cask at the Bridge, Kingswinford. Pours a hazy gold copper with a medium head. Aroma is bread and a little apple. Taste is mostly bready malt with some apple on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2011
Cask. No aroma. Almost clear dark amber colour. Creamy flavour, mild nut not, hint of grassy hops. Subtle combination, but not bad.

2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
invinoveritas (39) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2011
Pint from cask. Pours bright gold with a fair, creamy head. Aroma is intensely unpleasant - smells of vomit. Some ester notes also, and these carry through to the taste, which is of blueberries mixed with Perrier water. Not all that great.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
EdKing (1796) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2011
Dark amber in colour, aroma is floral and some malt. On the taste I have to say it’s one of those thin in the mouth feel English bitters like Shepherd Neame’s Spitfire. Find them a bit watery and lacking body on the palate. this is the same. Also quite intensely dry and bitter on the finish. Not one I’ll have again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2011
Cask at Bedford Athletic Rugby Club. Amber with a white head. Grainy malt aroma and taste with some straw and sourness. Sharp bitter finish. Makes a welcome change to GK IPA as the guest ale at this Midlands 1 East Rugby Club. But got beat by Leighton Buzzard today.


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