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Style: Bitter
Houghton le Spring, England
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.93/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask: Special - JDW Autumn 2010 Festival
This new beer has been brewed exclusively for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, with the help of Kay Masson, manager of The Job Bulman, in Gosforth, who helped to both formulate the recipe and brew the beer. It is a full-flavoured, golden ale with a light, floral aroma, easy-drinking character and slightly sweet aftertaste.


Ungstrup's rating

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29665) - Citizen of the universe, - FEB 26, 2012
cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. A hazy amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of flowery hops and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of butterscotch, caramel, and malt, leading to a bitter finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (4346) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Notes found recently from a 2010 Wetherspoon Beer Festival. Slightly weak body but still full of flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11686) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 5, 2012
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light caramel and light hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 040412

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - MAR 25, 2012
#1356 Cask; Nose is caramel, toast, leaves, damp mediumbroad hops, weak sour earth, sweat, feel Is watery, taste Is caramel, sweet rye, cola, lettuce, little late bile, mellow sweet roasted malt, oat

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ The Alexander Graham Bell (JDW), 128 George Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 4JZ.

Clear medium amber colour with a average to large, creamy to frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain - caramel, straw notes, light hoppy, orange - citrus notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, sweet malt, burnt caramel bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20101031]

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5252) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2011
JDW Fest Autumn 2010. Not sour, but an interesting lactic tang throughout. A pleasant beer but lacking in all departments. Not quite sure what the aim was but mostly fails. Drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (21291) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2010
Cask. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel, hops and citrus. Fruity flavour of malts, caramel, hops and citrus. Hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (31626) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2010
From cask at The Society Room. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and toffee malty. Dry malty, toffee and mild fruity hoppy flavoured. Bitter and dry into the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geuzelambix (243) - København, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010
This one was nice and fresh. It was a tad watery and had no aroma at all. I liked it though.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10577) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Clouded amber with no head. Thin and malty bitter, frankly not paricularly good.


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