Brewed by Marstons
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask: Regular.
Ingredients: Burton spring water; Maris Otter barley; Fuggles and Goldings hops.
Wolverhampton & Dudley’s flagship brand. A cask-conditioned beer brewed using a unique strain of yeast. The only beer brewed through the Burton Union Systems and then fermented in wood. A fine combination of mineral enriched Burton Water, fruity Fuggles hops married with bitter and spicy Golding hops.
41 million pints sold each year. "Better brewed in wood."
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (4032) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at Max’s. Pours opaque murky brown with a thick, foamy off white head. Tastes like sweet doughy malt, mild bitter hops, creaminess. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Mild aroma of sweet doughy malt, floral, creamy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14949) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Cask at Lords to celebrate Joe Roots Daddy Century, 13/06/14. Clear dark golden/amber with a moderate off white covering that retains. Nose is dark fruit, bready pangs, toffee, malt. Taste comprises fruit loaf, ligt tea baggage, red berry fruits, malty. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the close. Adequate bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (1017) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2014
Amber pour with a medium head, light malty aroma. Taste is earthy, malty, light watery finish. Decent

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leini (1544) - SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
330ml can. Amber body with a medium white head. Caramel, wood and cereal with a distinct bitterness. Quite a thin body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmoreau (3263) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
20 oz. cask serving at John’s Restaurant & Tavern in Winfield, IL., showing a cloudy, orange color, with very persistent, silky, soft white froth, and an equally lasting, blanket of lacing. The aroma was fruity & slightly tart, with hints of sulfur that came off as a combination of chemical, metal, & rust. Light bodied, with low to no effervescence, the taste seemed thin & washed out, with some Kool-Aid like sweetness, mild tartness & spice, and a low, earthy & lingering bitterness. A fair palate cleanser at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rok1024 (1270) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - APR 14, 2014
Orange brown amber appearance, medium head. Malty caramel aroma, bitter dry finish. Typical Bitter style beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2014
Firkin at Real Ale. Pours a cloudy orange head and thin off-white head. Aroma of nut, sulfur, caramel, faint citrus. Medium to medium light body. Taste follows suit sans sulfur. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (826) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Amber with a creamy white head and good lacing. Aroma of nuts, roasted malt, slight cereal. Taste is malty and cereal, grassy hops and a bitter finish.Some notes of roasted malt and slightly sweet. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (7724) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2014
Cask at the Brown Hare, Penwortham. Pours clear gold, thick foamy head. Gentle malt aromas. Taste brings a light chalky note, light hop bitterness. But watery on the finish, but ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (1126) - ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Cask. Oaky coloured ale with a thick white head. Malty nose. Taste is warm and malty with toffee and caramels. Warming drink. Easy quaffer with some nice qualities.

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