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Mordue Coriander 1879

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Brewed by Mordue
Style: Traditional Ale
North Shields, England

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This new, mid brown beer is a modern take on an old recipe, brewed using coriander seeds to create an orange-like flavour, with a citrus aroma and bitter finish combining to create the ideal overall balance. Hops Used : Challenger and Styrian


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2011
Cask Handpump at the Bowling Green JDW, Otley 04/12/2010 Some spice and hop aroma. Large white head. Amber coloured hoppy and a little spicy coriander flavoured with a hint of dryness in a bitter malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (1994) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2011
Cask at Victoria station, Wetherspoons, London before Christmas. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white head. Maltty aroma. Tastes malty, fruity, caramel, coriander. Quite unusual but fairly drinkable too.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rune (7943) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2010
Half pint, hand pump cask ale at Standing Order (JDW). Hazy, orange coloured body. Spotty, head-lacing. Aroma of wheaty fruits. Unmistakable wheat beer flavour due to coriander part. Bready malts beneath and hints of sour wheat. Unvaried and far from great (Edinburgh, 29.11.2010).

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2010
Cask - The Bell Hotel (JDW), Norwich. A fairly standard amber body with a lasting, creamy beige head leaving some lacework. Quite straightforward malt profile on the aroma particularly: caramel, bread with just a touch of the coriander at the back. The coriander is more prominent on the tongue but remains quite restrained, backed by some indistinct sweetness and an earth tone. Good length herbal bitterness, mostly soft palate and a light to medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump Red Well Wellingborough. An amber coloured beer with a bright white head. A spicy bready aroma leading to wareming corainder flavours with fruit and bread again. A good body. Really tasty with the coriander working well with the robust flavours and earthy hops. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10123) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2010
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber with slight head, freezing. Thin, slightly fruity and sweet, kept in antarctic conditions there is very little way the beer can develop. On warming there develops a slight pungency.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2010
Cask at Bankers Draft (JDW), Bedford, after the end of ’Spoons, Beer Festival ’10. Amber with a white head. Curious aroma of slightly stale orange peel. Taste has an oily feel, sweet and milky, with suggestions of grass cuttings. Slight bitterness. Odd stuff, but I enjoyed it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4002) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 14, 2010
JDW Fest Autumn 2010.
Cask @ Sir John Moore. Amber colour, medium off-white head. Aroam is malty, bit of caramel, herbs. Flavour is slight caramel malts, bit fruity. Very smooth and drinkable. Slightly sour and bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2010
3rd Novemeber 2010
Spoons Fest! Clear dark brown beer, ghostly head. Light and semi dry palate. A little malt intro reveals a lovely orange, lemon and lime fruit punch and then delivers some trace notes of raspberry and strawberry. Finishes spritzy and light. Beautifully flavoured beer - could drink this all night. Clear Fest winner for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6176) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol 9/11/10. Copper coloured with a decent, off-white head. Sweetish, malty aroma with some berry fruit and green herbs. Flavour was similar, with some sweetness, a touch of coriander seed and decent, bitter finish. Fine.


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