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

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask: November seasonal
This golden-brown bitter has a chocolate, toffee and roasted malt aroma, leading to a biscuity flavour and a long, dry hop finish.
Hops used: Challenger, Fuggles, Goldings.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3378) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 31, 2013
The flavour is quite sweet with some prominent caramel. A good, easy to drink session bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stravale (2258) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - OCT 25, 2013
Cask @ The Standing Order, Edinburgh [241013]
Amber, clear, thin bubbly white head
Aroma of slight sulphur, dull cereal, touch of toasted malt, bit metallic
Taste of light caramel, soft toasted malts, some bitter mineraly yeast, bitter twiggy hops
Palate - Light body. Finish of english bitter twigs, lingering bitter, dryish bit metallic finish
Overall - This just wasn’t good here....will re-rate if see again looking at the other reviews

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2013
Wetherspoon Beer Festival. Identifiably a bitter in nature, this is copper coloured with a very thin head. Malts in nose and taste. Session drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3754) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
Poured a medium amber with a tight creamy head. Aroma of roast caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of sweet malt and light bitters.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8303) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2013
Cask, The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Amber with a thin head. Aromas are dark treacle malts with raisins and lemon. Yeasty with hints of sulphur. Earthy with plummy notes. Flavours are sweet toasted toffee with raisins and spices. Dry tea with a lightly bitter fruity finish. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (3925) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask at the moon under water Watford JDW. Burnt orange copper pour with a steadfast creamy head. Subtle aromas of strawberry, caramel and toffee. Flavours is sweet coffee cake, camp coffee. Some berry and dried fruits come through. Palate is smooth and creamy. Pretty tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (3447) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; light copper pour with velvety smooth off white head, slight nutty aroma, taste has roasted malts some toffee and a lingering bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vipinvelp (2354) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2012
Clear copper with thick lasting lips ticking creamy off-white foam head. Aroma is coffee. Taste is mix of bitter coffee and some chocolate. Long light bitter coffee aftertaste. (Humberside 201212) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2012
Cask @ Ship Tavern, Holborn WC2. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3072) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear red brown, bubbly off-white head, roasted malt and nutty aroma, dark chocolate, malty flavour, easy to drink, malty aftertaste


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