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Brewed by Magpie
Style: Bitter
Nottingham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A hoppy nose with a hint of lime; hops in the mouth with a well balanced bitter finish; a pale Nottingham bitter.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2009
Cask Stillage at the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 08/08/2007 Hoppy and floral aromas. Golden coloured hoppy and smooth on the palate with a slightly pale dry malt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2007
Cask conditioned at The Salutation inn, Nottingham. Gold with slight head. Quite a sulphery, dry bitter with cereal malts, a touch of corn in the background. Some hop in the finish, enough to make it worthwhile and a touch of yeasiness. it’s fine without being outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6126) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2007
Considering the style, Scores ranging from 1 to 5, 5 being the most intense
Appearance:
Body:   Clear(1)->Murky(5) : 3     Pale Yellow(1)->Dark brown(5) : 3     Still(1)->Sparkling(5) : 2
Head:   None(1)->Large(5) : 1   White(1)->Tan(5) : 1   Lasting: 2   Lacing : 2
Aroma:
Intensity : XX  
Yeast : 2   Bread : 3   Apple : XX   Tropical Fruits : XX   Soap : XX   DMS : XX   Diacetyl : 2 Sulfur : 2  
Malt : 3   Biscuity : 2   Hay : 2   Toasty : XX   Caramel : XX   Nuts : XX   Honey : XX   Cereals : 3   Grainy : 2
Hops : 2   Noble(1)->American(5) : 1   Leafy : 2   Spicy : XX   Floral : 2   Lemon/Lime : XX   Grapefruit : XX   Orange : XX   Herbal : XX   Grassy : 2   Pine/Spruce/Resin : XX  
Notes :   Peach/Apricot : 2   Earth : XX   Mint : XX   Butterscotch : XX   Smoke : XX
Flavor:
Initial Flavor : Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Finish Dry(1)->Sweet(5) : 3   Sourness : XX   Bitterness : 2   Complex : XX   Length : XX
Palate:
Light(1)->Full(5) : 3   Flat(1)->Fizzy(5) : 2   Clean : XX   Sharp : XX   Watery : XX   Oily : XX   Chalk : XX   Astringent : XX   Alcohol : XX   Mineral : 3   Oxidation : XX   Metallic : XX

Comments: well-balanced bitter with a lightly exaggerated mineral side.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2007
Cask gravity at GBBF 2007. Gold, lasting off white head. Yeasty English hop aroma. Quite tasty, decent hop on finish, some juicy mallts in mouth. Goodish hoppy golden best bitter. Good condition for day 3.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at GBBF. Standard gold looks with a decent white head. Farty hop aroma. Fruity flavour with some slight wheat and hops. Dry finish. Not too great.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2007
Cask. Deep golden colour, big white creamy head. Aroma is really eggy and yeasty with some minor flowery hints. Flavour is fruits, yeast, hops and some earth.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4465) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2007
Cask at the Babington Arms, Derby. Gold with a white head; aroma of apples; light and floury in the mouth with a dry finish.


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