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Mighty Oak Captain Bob

Brewed by Mighty Oak
Style: Bitter
Maldon, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask: Regular.

A traditional deep amber coloured bitter brewed with Nelson Sauvin hop from New Zealand. The aroma is fruity and hoppy and on the palate; there is a slightly sweet maltiness that balances an easy going bitterness that is followed by hints of gooseberry, elderflower and grape in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (7836) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - AUG 21, 2016
Tap at the Upminster Taproom. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin whispy white head. The aroma is big tropical fruit. The flavour is moderate bitter with a mellow malt woody hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7958) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2016
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 8/3/2016. Deep amber in colour, with a decent, off-white, head. Weetabix malts, some fruity sweetness, leading to a moderately bitter finish. Fine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3683) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Aroma: bread and grain malts, light caramel, light fruitiness. Appearance: clear amber, medium, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: light malts, bread again, light hops, light bitter finish. Overall: nice Bitter, malty throughout. Pint at Bath Pavilion Beer and Cider Festival, Bath.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6574) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask. Light amber, slightly cloudy, still, small ring of white head. Aroma is malt, touch of tangerine sweetness. Body is light, smooth. Taste is light malt, soft bitterness. Astringency builds over time. Not much to describe really, but a drinkable bitter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5559) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Leather Bottle, Pleshey. With Zelie. Amber colour. Nice biscuit malt. Creamy. Slightly soapy hops. Short finish. Easy drinking, though lacking in character and bite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
Cask at the Watford Beer Festival 2013. Poured a clear copper colour with a rocky white head. Malty aroma with notes of floral hops and hay. Flavours of gooseberry, raisins and grain. Grassy hops on the finish, balanced with chewy malt and caramel. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HogTownHarry (6376) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2013
August 23, 2013 - hand-pull cask at Wenlock Arms. Clear amber, smallish drool of head. Really old school fruity/ malty dry backbone with light floral slightly twiggy bitterness. Light body, watery in fact, still and quick finishing. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Three Cocks Kettering 12/02/13. A copper coloured beer with a white bubbly head and lace. Ccocnut, hedge, weetabix and caramel in this. Not a lot of hop flavour certainly not Nelson Sauvin. Fairly interesting and quite tasty but certainly odd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1507) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2013
Cask from The White Horse, Chelmsford. Amber brown, good head, clear. Floral and fruity. Slightly sweet which does balance the bitterness well. A good bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25464) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, mild zesty and fruity notes along with some wood and tropical fruits as well. Flavour is fruity, floral, mild grass along with some herbal and malty notes.

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