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Little Valley Sixpence Bitter


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

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - June.
Deep yellow bitter.
Floral and berry fruit aroma with pleasant light body and light caramel taste. The finish is smooth bitter and dry.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2011
Cask@Market Porter, London. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral and mildly toasted notes. Flavour is quite the same along with grassy and nectary notes, ending in a rather grassy and bitter way.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
asheft (2553) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Green apple aroma with some base malt. Clear dark straw with no head. Weak base malt flavovur wiith very weak floral hops and low bitterness. Light body, very low carbonation, clean finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6296) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2009
(Cask at Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, 25 July 2009) Golden colour with creamy, white head. Fruity nose with citrus, toffee and a touch of grass. Fruity taste with notes of citrus and grass. Rather light body, mainly dry. Moderate bitterness. Hardly exciting but decent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ].Amber, medium head. Fruity nose, some apple. Almost no hops. Unbalanced and boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]... amber ... watery fruit nose ... pealy wally wattery hop ... blah

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2011 Cask (gravity) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]

Clear medium yellow orange color with a frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel apple, tobacco. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090718]
5-3-6-3-12

Cask (handpump) @ Market Porter, 9 Stoney Street, Southwark, London, Greater London, England SE1 9AA.

Clear medium yellow orange colour with a average, frothy and open, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, malt sour, light hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, malt acrid. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110618]
5-3-5-3-9

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask in the smithfield hotel, mnchester. Alround rating: Poor appley malt, no condition, no balance, no hops. Utter fail.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
From cellar run @ Smithfields Hotel Manchester. Pear and honey in the aroma and flavor. Malty sweet. No specific hop flavors, but a pleasant beer.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Borresteijn (4928) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2009
RBESG Sheffield 2009, day 3, Smithfields Hotel, Manchester. Cask, cellar run. Clear golden colour, no head. Aroma of citrus, cooked vegetables, flavour is the same, light bitter finish. Yuck, worst beer so far on this trip..


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