Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Bitter
Sheffield, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask; Regular.
A straw coloured, thirst-quenching beer with a strongly hopped flavour and 'nose'.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thebeertourist (5102) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2010
Cask at The Wheatsheaf, Borough. Copper with a smallish froth. Earthy hop nose. Pleasant green apples hoppiness. Light body. A good session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ladnewton (1616) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2013 Cask at the Fat Cat, Sheffield on 6th February 2010. Golden copper with lasting white head. Initially crisp, bitter and citric-hoppy with a burst of nuttiness. Refreshingly easy drinking with a smooth mouthfeel and a fairly dry finish. Re-rating 19th January 2013: cask at the same location. Rating values unchanged - mark of consistency. Citric and grassy hop with these flavours dominating from aroma to finish, mouthfeel somewhat zingier this time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
From cask at Market Porter. Pours dark golden orange with a small tan to off-white head. Aroma is mild hops fruity. Bitter and light roasted malt flavoured. Bitter and hops fruity flavoured. Vague smoked infection going on. Bitter and dry citrusy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6909) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Cask at The Fat Cat, Sheffield, England. Chestnut, caramel color. Fruity, floral sweet malts. Light perfume. Very drinkable, good session beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2009
Cask in the market porter. Alround rating: Caramel, toffee apples, ruby sweet malts, the balance is a hay hop character. On the sweet side, but alright.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17335) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2009
cask at Heriot Watt beer fesival ... Ruby dry hop nose ... little grassy ... sweet fruits ... low bitterness.... hop i dont like...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2009
Cask conditioned - handpump Racehorse, Northampton. A copper/gold coloured beer with a loose white head, and good lacing. The aroma has a little citrus hoppiness. The taste is fairly fruity and has nice hops. Easy drinking and clean. Fairly easy drinking but goes down nicely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Cask at Battersea Beer Festival, 11th Feb 2009. Amber, little condition. Heavy on the palate. Quite sweet, lacking in hops. A real disappointment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Bedford BF ’08. Copper. Musty, dusty, resiny aroma: a description that does it no justice. Very evocative, but of what exactly I do not know. Rough sourness and aggressive malt dominates, with some pear fruit perhaps. Some bitterness. Not a pretty beer, but engaging in a challenging sort of way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ The Fat Cat, Sheffield, Bedfordshire England S3 8GG.
Clear light to medium orange amber color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, roasted, fruity, moderate hoppy, caramel - toffee notes. Flavor is moderate sweet amd bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. (270708)

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