Brewed by Moor
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask, Occasional;
RAW was originally commissioned to be the house beers for Real Ale Weston and the Royal Artillery Arms, both now sadly closed. The landlord and drinkers were already huge fans of Merlin’s Magic, but wanted something a bit hoppier. They were also intrigued with our unfined natural approach to beer. So we trialled three different unfined, dry-hopped versions of Merlin’s Magic. Layering the herbal dry-hopped characteristics over the rich malt base, and padding it out with body and flavour enhancing yeast really transformed the already sessionable Merlin’s Magic into something even more enjoyable. Everyone really loves the result. Consequently we make it available to select pubs whose customers appreciate its natural nature and enhanced flavours. If you are lucky enough to find some you will be rewarded with a truly remarkable best bitter, and perhaps begin to understand that beer is often the better for having some opacity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (755) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle 0.66l at Little Tommie Birthday party Pozarevac Serbia.Happy Birthday Tommie and Ciaoooo Alberto.Pour it dark amber color with medium white head.On the nose floral, Taste and aroma of hops, citrus in the middle, fruits on the end, caramel also in some parts.Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (1047) - USA - JAN 12, 2015
Drunk from large 66cl bottle bought at Deliciously Different in Belgium. Enjoyable brown hoppy ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (413) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 11, 2015
In Pozarevac-Serbia at Tommie's 2 years party, bottle. I love you my little boy. Pours amber coppery, a bit hazy with a medium off-white head. Nose: hops blast, floral and malty notes, Amber malts. Mouth: very well balanced and distributed bitterness, a hint of caramel, malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2338) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 25, 2014
Cask @ Bath Brew House, Bath. 11-08-2014.
Pours hazy amber with nice off white head., some lacing. Malty, caramel , liquorice aromas. Taste follows the nose, some sweet aftertaste.Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (3266) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Backlog rating. Cask at The Gun Docklands, part of Spring Haze Beer Fest, London. It pours a clean golden amber color with a small white head. Aroma is mild caramel, dried leaves, grass, bread, soil. Taste is medium sweet and lightyl citrousy, with notes of bread, grass, caramel. Overall, tasty bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3672) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy amber/orange pour with a big frothy beige head, tangerine aroma, taste has light bitter grapefruit, tangerine, light caramel, light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mkel07 (3817) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle from The Wine Emporium 260914. Strong orange amber colour with no bitterness and an enjoyable light finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (8299) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
bottle from Darts Farm Topsham. Golden colour, white head. Fruity nose (apple). Medium-bodied, good malty flavours and nice fruity accents, mainly apple and perhaps a touch of apricot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (4442) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2014
660ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Stewed apple aromas, caramel. Taste has a gentle bitterness, light sweet, juicy fruit. Clean finish. Not bad

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3482) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2014
Orange to amber in colour, quite hazy. Aroma and flavour of sweet, caramelised peaches. Full flavoured and hoppy.

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