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Lymestone Stone Faced

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Brewed by Lymestone
Style: Bitter
Stone, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Als available bottled.
Pale and Dark Crystal Maris Otter malts unite to embrace a motherland of chewy toffee while fruits and berry flavours rush in. Styrian Goldings from the East and Nugget Hops from the West are allied in perfect harmony as pine and citrus hop flavours caress the taste buds.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (3175) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Amber coloured with a slightly tart citrus and sulphur flavour, followed by malty and toffee notes on the smooth bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3918) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - FEB 20, 2015
Copper. Light malty flavour. A bit dry bit and woody A good balanced session bitter although rather uninspiring .

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (3158) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2014
Cask at the Express Tavern, deep brown with a thin head, earthy hops and a little toasted on the nose, roasty and hoppy body plus a faint cocoa note. Like a light winter ale.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (5795) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. The aroma is big resin hop. The flavour is medium bitter with a light watery mineral earthy hop bitter palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6574) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Sample via Jmgrrenuk. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Ok, not as good as their other beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (756) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Cask - amber with a light brown head, good retention and good lacing. Aroma of cocoa, grass and vanilla. Taste of roasted malt, charcoal, chocolate and cocoa. Medium bitterness, earthy. Medium to heavy, dry body. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4273) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. Slightly malty with other flavours trying to break through. Reasonable but not very exciting.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
NWAF 23 Jan 13. Gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. God - litt tung fruktaroma. Smaker dorens. Ikke god. Litt søt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
foxo82 (802) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Malty chestnut ale with lingering bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (4451) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark amber pour with creamy off white head, toffee and roast malt aroma, toffee taste with a hint of citrus malty back bone decent level of bitterness.


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