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


on tap

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RATINGS: 218   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 & Dudleyís 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (855) - 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 (9222) - 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 (1148) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Slightly chocolatey and caramel aroma. Light brown in appearance. Fruity on the tongue with hardly any aftertaste. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2578) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
TasteCask oldmill horbury. Aroma is citrus and malts.taste is bitter malts. Decent body good head and lacing. Dark amber colour. Very standard bitter ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Pizd (433) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
(Cask): Copper colour, tan head. Aroma of malt, fruits, caramel. Biscuit flavour with caramel and malt notes finishing with a slight fruity edge. Not a bad session beer at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gegwilson (3033) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2014 An amber ale with a white head. A touch of citrus with biscuit and caramel notes. This might not be the most exciting ale in the world, but itís a solid easy drinking bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
witthatsbier (504) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 11, 2013
This once mighty beer has been reduced to a ordinary uninspiring ale of no distinction, the beer did always suffer in itís hey day from being put on to soon in those leaving it to settle for 2 weeks in the cellar at least got rid of just about all of the sulphor ,not sure if that matters to day formerly a five star beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Imaena (2173) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - NOV 7, 2013
Draught. This is a really uninspiring bitter without much going for it. Give it a miss.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Cask at a Marstonís. Lovely fresh aroma, floral and fruit. Lovely amber color with dense head. Very smooth in the mouth, very oily. Taste is subtle, slight citrus sourness, lemon and grapefruit, mild but nice.

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