Brewed by Marble
Style: Bitter
Manchester, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Intended to replicate the fabled Boddington's of 20 years ago.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 25, 2011
In bottle. Light yellow beer with a thick white head. Passionfruit and pineapple aroma. Tastes fruity with a lingering bitterness. Very nice session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 30, 2011
Cask at the Marble Meet the Brewer event at the CASK, Pimlico, 8th Sept 2010. Clear gold. Quite light palate. Bland but drinkable session bitter. Nothing wrong with it but there are many much better beers available from Marble.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (12838) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2011
Cask at Euston Tap. Pale golden beer, small creamy offwhite head. Fruity citrus flavor, hoppy, grassy with some perfume. Malty citrus flavor with bready notes. Long perfume and pepper finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brandman (2316) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2011
Cask. Golden yellow doby, white head. Aroma has loads of english hops, fruitiness and yoghurt, peach and mango, bisquit malt. Flavour is big with really nice hops, some lactic sourness and bitterness. Toasty malty backbone. Very nice smoothness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (14119) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2011
Cask, 4.2% at the brewpub. Fruity berry aroma. Clear yellow colour. Stable creamy chalk white head. The flavour starts off teaish, turning more fruity later. Medium bitterness, very clean. Good, but perhaps too clean.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjs (5112) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2011
(Cask at Gallows Real Ale Festival 2011) The beer poured pale golden and bit muddy. No head. Aroma contained fruitiness, hops and toffee. Palate was medium bodied and dry. Flavours were malts, hops, fruitiness, mustiness and bitterness. Aftertaste was bitter. A bit too musty brew for my taste. Aroma was good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8288) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2011 Cask at the Gallows Bird, Espoo, Finland. XIV Real Ale Festival.
Clear pale golden colour with tiny frothy head. Quite strong fruity bitter hoppiness in aroma. Nice combination of fruity hops, malty body and caramel. Balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2011
Mild hoppynose with blackcurrant notes. Pale thin head. Pale golden colour. Low carbonation. Mild hoppy taste. Hoppy bitterness at end.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6363) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2010
Funny. I did not know this was intended to recreate the Boddington’s. I had that on cask in Chinatown, Manchester just about 20 years ago, and it was an excellent beer. This is a bitter in every sense of the word, I’d say it appeals to more experienced palates. An English session beer with an extra load of hops. This could be consumed in large quantities. A countryside pub garden with this on cask would be heavenly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 27, 2010
0.5L bottle bought@Utobeer, London. Tall and foamy snowy white head. Hazed, shimmering yellow body. Dough and white bread on the nose. Also a whiff of grassy/hayish hops. Taste is fairly dry with a clean, doughy and bready malt base. Grassy and faint citrussy hops in the backbone. Light-bodied without being thin. Quite fizzy in the mouth. Short, but fresh and dry ending.

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