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

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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."


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
detroitsteel (235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2008
On draughed at The Harp, between The Strand and Trafalgar Sq, London. Good body, excellent mouthfeel, creamy, malt and just the right amount of bitterness. Good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2008
Cockermouth he he he. Can’t remember much about this as I was very very drunk but remember thinking thank god I don’t have to have Carling. It was ok, could have been worse but wasn’t great. Gold with a thick white head. Drinkable enough but nothing to get jimmy out over.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1787) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2008
[Cask at Burnt Oak, Milton Keynes] A pale orangey brown bitter with a slight white head. Decent enough earthy hops, some malt, a moderate bitterness. Overall enjoyable enough, easy to drink, but an average, and fairly forgettable bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6954) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Mad Bishop and Bear, Paddington Station 20/6/08. Deep gold in colour with a fluffy white head. Aroma of caramel and grassy hops. Flavour started sweet before a touch of spice and a decent bitter finish. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhliesen (771) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2008
Red Lion Pub in Wendover -- Wonderful, a Friday night, a crowded pub, my last night in England, finally feeling good after a horrible cold, the kids are at home--nice. Oh yea, the beer was pretty good too. I didn’t take notes at the time, but the beer was yeasty with some citrus feel. Good pub brew and good times.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11495) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 24, 2008
Cask @ some Soho pub, London.
Pours light coppery amber with a small, white film head. Aroma is pretty hoppy, grassy, mild caramel and a lot of cookie-dough. Fine mouthfeel. Flavour is rounded, nice bitterness, subdued pine and grass with a little caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2010 Cask conditioned - handpump - Wig & Pen, Northampton. A light amber coloured beer with an off white head and lacing. The aroma is pretty thin, but decent enough. Light in taste but pretty nicely balanced. Some slightly sweet floral notes. Quite a safe bitter but certainly drinkable. Score 2.9
Subsequent rating scored 2.8. Score unchanged

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KnutAlbert (6377) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2007
Cask. Smooth, light ale, not much of a body, but it has a pleasant hoppy aftertaste. there is a hint of fruit - ripe apples - in there somewhere.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6159) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2007
Clear deep golden pour. Thick, nitro-like sparkler’s head. Timid nose frankly, limited to grainy cereals. In mouth, more hops manage to chime in, but they’re really only herbal and simplistic while the malts dominate with strawy and bready notes. Soft creamy mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8332) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2007
Cask at The Crown, Charlton-On-Otmoor 21-09-07 Pours golden and has a fruity aroma, tastes fruity, nice bitterness, good hops reasonable beer.


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