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

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Intended to replicate the fabled Boddington's of 20 years ago.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14288) - 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 (11184) - 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 (13737) - 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 (10210) - 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 (16719) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6290) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Marble Arch, Manchester 10/06/09. Golden in colour with a lacy white head. Aroma of green tea, hay and lychee aroma. Easy drinking with some sweetish biscuit malts, tropical fruit and a short, bitter finish. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2009 The Knott, Manchester. Pale lagery looks. Muted butter and odd sweet Strawberry Chewit and fern aroma. Rattle of overhead train, Tom waits rasping on the box, chlorophyll reinforcement. Sickly strange and medicinal with cherry, hay, and vanilla. Long sweet biscuit. Needs a bit of warming up. Dried apricot/hairy citrus. Not enough bite for me. Sweet and weird.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2008
Cask in Blackfriars. Aroma is biscuity pale malts, small caramel note, grassy, earthy peppery english hop. Taste is soo well balanced, its like the classic bitter, its awsome so i got ruined on it while i was working.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Marble Arch, Manchester M4, UK. Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate hoppy, flowers, toffee, butter. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft - flat. (180108)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2008
A Mes rate: Cask at the Marble Arch Inn.
Nice gold colour with a good white head. Very grassy green hoppage in the nose with a slight sweetness from the malt. Straight forward malt and hop flavour. Slight tea, light tobacco notes and a nice creamy bitter finish. Beats Boddys for sure if you ask me.


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