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

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Status uncertain.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2010
A Mes rate. Cask at the Rake.
Almost clean gold with a faint white film. God the condition of the beers in the place has gone downhill. Thankfully, this is a pale, hoppy Marble beer so it’s hard to spoil it really. Typical excellence from Dominic. Bright and full of shining summer sun. Memories of sitting on a hillside on a glorious day looking out over a panoramic vista, not a hint of concrete in sight. Superbly refreshing and dry, beautiful bitterness and just an all round joy. More please.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6885) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2006
(Cask at Marble Arch, Manchester, 28 July) Colour is golden yellow with little head. Nose is fruity with lots of citrus (mostly lemon, but some grapefruit as well) and a grassy hop aroma. Same goes for the taste: fruity with grapefruit and lemon, long bitter (citrus style hop taste) finish. Some sweetness, but well balanced by the citrus. Very nice, hoppy and summery.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6676) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 25, 2013
Small white creamy head. Clear yellow body. Floral grape aroma with fruity notes. Dry-sweet, and somewhat tart, floral resiny taste with earthy mealy notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft, flat mouthfeel. Dryish floral resiny aftertaste with grassy mealy notes. Nice, but served lukewarm, which was a bit warm, even for me. (0.284l keg at The Knott Bar, Manchester.)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HogTownHarry (6201) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
August 13, 2013 - hand-pull cask at Ol Fountain. Slightly hazy light gold with a solid creamy lasting white head. Light aroma On draught at dry grain and lush lightly catty pungent bitterness and light alcohol. Light body and carbonation, longish pungent alpha-bitter grassy finish. Another damned fine beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5605) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2012
Cask @ The Cock Tavern. Light amber color with no head. The aroma’s very sweet orchard fruits and apricots. The taste is light grassy hop, more sweet peaches and plenty of strawberry fruit salad. Light and refreshing. Zippy hints of lemon. Sweet, but very flavorful. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3885) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 31, 2012
Hazy light blond, soapy head. Aroma of citrus, orange and hop. Flavour has nice bittersweet citrus and orange oils.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3205) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2013
Cask at the Marble Arch, Manchester, September 2013. Clear straw with white head. Hoppy crispy, grapefruit aroma. bitter, juicy and fresh with grainy undertones. Full body, delicate hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (3099) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Gold with a big white head, lots of floral hoppy aroma, with hints of violet, then a crisp bitter and malt body. Well balanced with a long bitter-dry aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2674) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 16, 2011
Cask at Southampton Arms. Light blond with no head. Quite translucent. Smell is very fruity, bit citrus, bit kiwi, bit peach and bit lemon. Taste is quite fruity and not as bitter as I expected. Nice fruity finish with a bit of a tingle.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
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 bright gold looks. Nose of grass and citrus. Medium, very drinkable palate with a very long aftertaste of pink grapefruit. Definitely competing in the same space as Dark Star Hophead. This is all about robust dryness and strong citric flavours.


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