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

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Intended to replicate the fabled Boddington's of 20 years ago.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1743) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
Cask @ Woking Beer Festival 2009. Pours a yellowy gold colour with a thin, white head. Light, citrusy and bitter hop aroma that was followed by biscuity maltiness. The flavour is hop bitterness up front with a dry floral finish. Very enjoyable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7346) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2009
Gravicask from Bar Unusuale at GBBF 09. Clear golden body topped by a bubbly ring. Floral hoppy to the nose. Fresh fruity taste progressing to a pleasant bittersweet finish. Typical for the style and just alright to drink (London,05.08.2009).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2009
[RBESG 2009].Cask (handpump) @ Marble Arch Inn. Light amber color. Flowery hops with some fruit notes. Quite light and esy drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is mild floral hoppy notes along with some caramel. Flavour is quite much the same with some slight sappy notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2441) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Creamy but weak UK hops aroma with very low citrus notes. Almost clear gold under lasting shaving foam. Crisp base malt flavour with some lemony hops and a moderate bitterness. Light to medium body, low carbonation, moderately bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13151) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Marble Arch Inn, 73 Rochdale Rd, Manchester, Greater Manchester England M4 4HY... golden amber ... light fruity hop ... watery and light ... little mellon... lotsof hop.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ Marble Arch, Manchester.
Pours clear golden with a small, frothy, off-white film head. Aroma is lightly sweet, some pine and sweet bready malts. A bit of honey. Low carbonation, fine mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, fat bready malts, light pine and a good, dry bitter finish. Very good bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (12648) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2009
Cask handpull, Marble Arch, Manchester, RBESG 09. Gold, lasting beige head. Lovely grapefruity aroma. Creamy and full in mouth, some malt. Hoppy finish. Excellent. Had a few pints of this including with dinner, just because it was so drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (9822) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
Cask @ Marble Arch Manchester. Golden color. Malty, flowery and earthy hopbitter flavor. Just a hint of chloride and salt. Chloride aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2009
Cask @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty floral hoppy aroma. Slightly sweetish malty hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.


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