Brewed by Keltek Cornish Brewery
Style: Bitter
Redruth, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered & Unfiltered. Regularly available
The benchmark brew. A traditional bitter full of hops and malt flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (815) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle from an offie in Exmouth. Ginger hops, dry finish, underwhelming but does nothing wrong.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (349) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tankard. Supplier: ASDA (Bristol). Foamy with large head. Fruity tang.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5450) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2015
March 2015 500ml dark bottle, filtered, from Asda. 4%. Magik Best Bitter. Standard light amber/orange appearance. Low condition. Fairly standard session bitter. Pale malt with a touch of crystal to add flavour and interest. Powdery bittering hops lingering in the finish, gradually becoming more defined and fresh tasting (oddly). It’s a decent enough session bitter. OK. [3.0]
Nov 2015 500ml dark bottle, unfiltered, from Cask and Cork, Southampton. Pleasant roasty notes in a sweet, and fairly well balanced best bitter. Slight stale note to the hops - odd, considering this appears to be an unfiltered bottle (though not a lot of sediment in the bottle). Pleasant enough, but doesn’t quite rock my world. [3.0]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyrmir (4698) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2014
On tap at Bishop’s Arms Marina. Golden with white head. Aroma malty, earthy and some herbs. Taste is malty, soap and some earth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
Keighley Beer Festival, 2014. Copper coloured with a thin head. It’s more hops than malts with a subtle fruitiness throughout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (904) - - SEP 6, 2014
Mildly fruity aroma. Dark honey appearance. Very subtle but creamy head. Quite clear but with a subtle haziness. Hoppy and fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
blackisle (1364) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Clear amber, average frothy off-white head, disappears quickly, good lacing; malty nutty nose, caramel, citrus, grass; moderate bittersweet taste; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; finish lingering mild bitterness. Pleasant session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyConga (121) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Had in spoonys Newquay. Great condition. Hoppy, tasty bitter. Very nice. Could drink lots. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (5186) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Shared 500ml bottle (4 of us) at the 1st Shrewsbury bottle swap on 27th Jan 2014, cheers Luc. Nice light session ale. Poured a pale amber, the head an off white wisp. Mixed bag of aromas and flavours: the nose being both fruity and slightly nutty, the taste a little malty and fruity with a gentle bitterness. Nothing special, but more than pleasant and it calmed down our palates in between some big hitters at the bottle swap.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (2904) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Luc at the 1st Shrewsbury Bottle Share Jan 14. A nicely hopped, fruity bitter with an apricot / dried fruits influence. A pleasant beer after a couple of particularly strong numbers.

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