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

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2006
Cask, handpumpe @ ... . Pale amber color with a very small head. Very smooth fruity aroma. Flavour of caramel, sweet maltness and with a nice hoppy and bitter finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From cask at Heathrow terminal 5. Pours clear and golden orange with a lacing white head. Aroma is mild roasted caramel malty. Flavour is light roasted and bitter malty. Light fruity and roasted malty finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29107) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2005
[At Københavnske Øldage 2005] A hazy orange beer with a disappearing off-white head. The aroma is sweet but with notes of diacethyl. The flavor is malty with notes of oranges as well as other fruits, but also some hints of diacethyl.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2006
(On tap - cask) Clear amber golden - no head. Flat and somewhat watery. Lightly nutty nose. Fruity with some caramel and light notes of nuts. Short, dry hoppiness in the finish. 190506

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask at Charlies. Clear amber coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel and hops. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, grass and hops. Hoppy finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20238) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2008
Cask. Deep amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is sweet and sour, malty and hoppy. Flavour is grassy hops alon with some caramel malts and mild sweet wooden notes.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (16390) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2007
Cask @ The Old Coffee House, Soho. Pours a slightly hazy copper color with a small white head. Fruity malty caramel aroma. Sweet malty biscuit flavor with hints of caramel. Fruity malty finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (14327) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2007
Cask Conditioned, 2004-09-28, 4-3-5-3-8=23
Orange color. Quite smelly, simple, sweet, rather poor, just a high ending bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (14006) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2007
Light brown amber coloured ale, with ahoppybitter nose, mellow stadard fruity bitter

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
Cask @ Wetherspoon, Liverpool Street. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are flowers, fruits, malt and hops. Soft carbonation and full bodied.


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