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

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.
3.8% on draught, 4.0% in bottle.

A very hoppy and refreshing bitter, brewed to celebrate the revival of the brewery, and meant to revive you when you need it. Light in colour but not flavour thanks to a blend of Pale, Lager, Cara, Crystal and Wheat malts. The hops are a blend of American varieties, with American-style yeast providing a crisp finish. For a beer relatively low in alcohol it has a very full flavour and drinks well above its strength, earning it a multitude of awards and setting the standard for the style. A modern classic!


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (3085) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. A hazy dark golden beer with pine, toffee and slight tropical fruit flavours followed by a very bitter woody finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
knickskicks (873) - - OCT 3, 2012
Cask at York Tap last week. Hazy gold, white head. Nose is grass, straw, and citrus fruits. Taste is the same, with some pineapple notes and a hoppy bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (9431) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle 660ml @ Christianssand Brygghus, Kristiansand
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, citrus and floral hops. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium bitter with a long fruity finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pushkinwow (2226) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle thanks to Sylvain, best before October 2011. Cloudy amber not much head to speak off and mostly flat. Light, some malt, nice smooth and mellow bitterness, overall mild with a hint of sweetness at the end some moderate body. Probably a little past its prime but still worthwhile.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (5041) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2012
660 ml bottle @ Christianssand Brygghus. Hazy golden body with a big off-white head. Aroma has light malt, citric fruit and spices that reminds a bit about soap, but not in an unpleasant way. Flavor is quite sweet, light malt, fruity and moderate bitter. Medium body and aftertaste. Refreshing straight forward plain bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Firefly54 (242) - - SEP 19, 2012
Aroma is mostly citrus and pine. Some malt comes through. Some pineapple. Mouthfeel is lively. Taste is quite dry, plenty of tropical fruit. Subtle caramel note. This is a lot better than the abv would have you believe. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6676) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 16, 2012
Medium offwhite head. Hazy deep golden body with fast carbonation. Kiwi and gooseberry aroma with mealy lemon zest notes. Dryish chalky grassy peas taste with white wine grape and earth notes. Mid-bodied. Sharpish, fizzy mouthfeel. Dry earthy lemon zest aftertaste with chalky resiny grassy notes. Nice, if a little sharp. (0.6l bottle, Akersberget, Oslo.)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12273) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle at Christianssand Brygghus. Golden -orange colour with a white head. Aroma is fruit, malt, floral. Flavour is fruit, malt, hop, grapefruit, floral. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6402) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle @CB. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, some floral notes, citrus and wheat. Flavor is sweet and floral with some citrus and wheat. Medium body, soft carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (13789) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask at The Magpie, Nicholson’s, London. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a fluffy, white foam head. Great golden ale all around. Fantastic citrus character, light sweetness, robust bitterness, some grass, lots of grapefruit and citrus rind, plenty of dry straw. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Great condition. Crisp, clean finish, fresh grass and grapefruit, mild pale malts. Very, very good stuff.


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