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Brewed by Little Valley
Style: Bitter
Hebden Bridge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Also sold as Suma Elphin Brook Organic Bitter;
Cragg Vale Bitter is a rich, red-brown beer, with a full and rounded body. Using three complementary hops this beer is crisp and fruity with a spice and lemon aroma that all goes to provide a delicate finish.


2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Kongdavid (2) - Ski, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2013 does not count
Not as bitter as I was hoping. Quite flat. Nice colour. Would prefer London Pride to this

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (2197) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle from the Square Chapel Theatre, Halifax. Amber body with small head. Quite dry and bitter. Fairly standard tasting bitter. A little citrus and some biscuit flavours, but not an awful lot going on.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6767) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2013
Biggish beige head. Hazy reddish brown body with visible particles and strong carbonation. Wooden fruity spicy aroma with orangey notes. Dry-sweet earthy funky grape taste with orangey notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish musty earthy grape aftertaste with mineraly wet wool notes. Odd. Unusual. Not really that good, but hard to say why. (0.5l bottle from Toft Vin, Copenhagen.)

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClubGonzo (4753) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle from Matkroken, Natland. Pours a slightly hazy deep orange-hued amber body with a small white head. Nose is kitchen herbs, garlic-like tones, potatoes, grains and hints of pale malts and caramel in the back. Strange. Taste is caramel, earthy leaf tones, potatoes and hints of nuts and wet grass. Light body, soft carbonation. Weird beer, but not really that bad. Just very peculiar. Well all right, kinda bad as well. :-P

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arve_Christian (3963) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2013
On bottle from Meny Oslo City, bb date May 2014. Dark golden almost reddish color, good foam. Aromas of malt, fruitiness, peach, citrus and light hops: medium/ low aroma intensity.medium body & complexity . Ok bitterness. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (36046) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2013
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, grassy and herbal hoppy. Toasted malty, metallic, light citrusy, breadish and herbal bitter. Dry and toasted, light metallic finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (3641) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2013
Flaske hos Cafe Blaagaards Apotek: en lett bitter uten særlig personlighet. Ingen pregnans, og kort ettersmak. Bold and malty står det på etiketten uten at jeg skjønner hvorfor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1694) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
500ml bottle - Dark orange body with a thin off-white head. Light sweet aroma with some hoppy fruitiness, caramel, brown sugar and a light pine note. Malty, sweet flavour with notes of fruit. Grassy, light dry finish.Okay I guess.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12622) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 17, 2013
Pale amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, hop, hop, fruit. Flavour is caramel, malt, hop, grass, pine, fruit. Mild bitter finish. OK beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (1007) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2013
4.2% browny red colour with a good creamy head, malt aroma, smooth bitter malt taste.


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