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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 112   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."


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ALLOVATE (2413) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
worldbeertaste (1637) - AUSTRIA - NOV 25, 2011
Brown copper colour with thin white head. Fruity apple and hop aroma. Thin body. Sweet taste of apple juice, with a hop bitter aftertaste and a light citrus feel. Leaning more to the sweet than the bitter or sour. Little bit of caramel and malt but mostly sweet apple.

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 (4506) - 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 (16727) - 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 (899) - 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 (4058) - 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 (2724) - 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 (13598) - 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.


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