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Brewed by Mauldons
Style: Bitter
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - March to May. Previously 4.5%.
This Spring beer is a traditional bitter colour, its subtle malt flavour is complimented with a fine finish resulting from the use of Golding and Fuggles hops varieties.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (5822) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Golden amber with a dense cream head; biscuity aroma with a touch of lemon; grainy body with some sweet lemony citrus; and a pleasant light bitternes to finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2723) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - MAY 23, 2013
Cask @ JDW Elgin [190513]
Amber, clear, thin white head, some lacing
Aroma - light fruity hops, soft caramel malts
Taste of soft zesty hops, light caramel malt, some slightly tart fruits, dab of cereal malts
Palate - Medium body, quite oily, fairly bitter bit tangy palate. Finish of soft bitter hops with some digestive biscuit malt coming through, bit dry, fairly bitter bit zesty linger, cleans well off palate
Overall - Pretty quaffable, quite decent, good condition

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4586) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 13, 2013
Cask by handpump at Crystal Palace, Glasgow - clear deep golden, thin off-white head, no detectable aroma, excellent lacing, sweet, honey, well balanced, good session beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (16625) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
Cask @ Flying Horse, Gatwick. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280413

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (1766) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2012
Cask at Market Porter 4th April 2012. Not Bad, had better nice caraeml aftertaste, easy drinking ale

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (12800) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2010
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Amber with no head. Flat and lifeless beer, probably more to do with the pub, but the whole thing seemed dull. Vegetal boiled notes, little hop impact. A bit of a cuckoo.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20415) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2009
cask at Guilford arms edinburgh...amber ... thin off white head ... light resin hop nose ... light fruity malts ... light background hop ... little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4379) - Burgos, SPAIN - JUN 1, 2009
Cask @ Guildford Arms. Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel malts and a very distinct cheddar cheese presence.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9289) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2009
Cask, handpump at the Hop Pole, Aylesbury, Bucks, 27-04-09 Pours light amber with a touch of the floralness on the nose. This is a simple easy drinking bitter possibly a touch sweet at times but a reasonable showing from the hops, its fine. A6 A4 F7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RPillsbury (115) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2008
Cask at the Kean’s Head. A good beer to start the evening but would be forgotten after a few more. Well-balance with fruity and flowery flavours and a nice bitter finish


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