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Style: Bitter
Sudbury, England
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 18, 2006
Cask@Oliver Twist, Stockholm). Amber colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma of caramel and hops. The flavour is surprisingly different, strong caramel and hay mixed with sweet fruits. Very wellbalanced, easy to drink and refreshing on a hot day.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (19950) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2002
Sampled cask conditioned. Somewhere in between dark amber and nut brown. Big apple aroma. Sweet, medium bodied, slightly metallic. A hint of cinnamon. Bitter finish with an unpleasant plastic touch.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2005
Cask at County Hotel, JDW, Ashford Light brown colour. Hoppy on nose, fullish in mouth with subtle malt, hoppy spicy finish. Good session beer

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - 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

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (11453) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2007
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Fruity, malty aroma. Fruits and malts in the flavor as well, mixed with some hoppy bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10646) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Penny Black, Northwich (JDW) 13/03/2005 Golden amber coloured and hoppy. Slightly bitter crisp malt finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2007
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Wig and Pen Northampton. A golden coloured beer with a thin aroma, just at little malty charcter. The taste is too sweet by half, with a sticky sickly feel. A bit sherberty. Disappointing.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2007
(Draught cask/real ale at OT, Stockholm) Light brown color, white head. MAlty and a bit fruity taste with a grainy touch. Smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness. Small fruity scent.


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