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Brewed by Banks’s (Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Wolverhampton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
"Brewed in traditional mash tuns and Yorkshire Squares to create a good malt and hop balance."


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SarkyNorthener (1958) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Cask@tap and tanner, walsall. Amber beer with large head and patchy lacing. Aroma is malts and some sulphur. Taste is malts, earth and a little caramel. Didnt like the smell and dull in all other aspects.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (711) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Pint at The wicked witch Ryhall. The aroma is very weak with hints of malt. The colour is amber with a small dense head. The flavour is sweet malty and nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (419) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Pours dark amber with a creamy white head. Aroma of hay, grassy and bitter hops and some fruit. Taste of sweet malt, hops, medium bitterness and some sweetness. Good stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (2026) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 23, 2012
Cask at Euston Tap. Orange amber colour with small white bubbly head. Aroma is sweet malt, and something a bit like cold tea. Taste is a bit grainy, bit apple, malty and bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
tommann (2726) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2012
Cask at the Land Oak, Kidderminster. Pours dark orange with a small head. Aroma is light orange and lemon hop. A touch of bread. Taste has a little soapy lemon to start. Watery bread and lemon on the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maeib (8726) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Navigation Stoke Bruerne (The GBG Survey night). A mid brown/amber coloured beer with a whitish head. An undistinguished bitter with tea and earthy notes throughout. There amy be a touch of flowery hop in the aroma but it’s faint. It’s the sort of beer which gets tiresome even half way through a half pint and it gets dishwatery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2007
Can’t believe this one’s slipped through the net. Clear bronze pint sniffing faintly of egg. Doughy malt, gentle hops and delicate fruit, hinting at apple. Better-than-acceptable sessions.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2007
Cask conditioned @ Humble Plumb, Soton. Boring traditional bitter. Crystal malt and earthy floral hops. Drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gethinbeer (2158) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2006
Pint on tap. The pub had looked after the beer well here. Deep amber colour and a great looking head. The beer is slightly boring, no suprises but is a good standard pub bitter. I could happily sit here drinking this.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 10, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2009 1. Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Kensington Olympia 03/08/2001 Mid brown coloured and slightly fruity. Hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the City Vaults, Bradford 30/03/2002 Amber golden colour smooth on the palate slightly sweet and malty. Some dryness in a hop finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Still, Lincoln 28/05/2005 Golden colour hoppy and slightly acidic taste. Some dryness in a lasting malt finish. 4. Cask Handpump at the Edward VII, York 09/05/2009 Some fruit aroma. Bronze golden coloured and fruity with a wheaty and slightly dry malt finish.


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