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Brewed by Mordue
Style: Bitter
North Shields, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Christmas.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Wetherspoons, Victoria Station, London, England SW1V.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, orange, lime, UK top fermentat yeast. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20081230]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 15, 2009
Cask conditioned at J.D. Wetherspoon - Penderel’s Oak, London
Hazy light amber color; frothy head. Sweetish toffee flavor, with a lightly fruity hopping. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10141) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Brown to amber with white head. Smooth, malty beer, bready but quite bitter, dry, palate filling although a touch tinny. Ok without getting exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8664) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2012 Cask conditioned - handpump - JDW Northampton. An amber coloured beer with a red hue. The aroma is fruity and malty. The taste is nicely hoppy bitter with some soapy twang. Nice fruits also. A decent beer. Score 3.4
Subsequent rating scored 3.5 Score unaltered

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2006
Cask (handpump) at Lord Moon of the Mall (JDW), Whitehall. A fairly standard copper coloured best bitter. Not much aroma. Clean and smooth on the palate with touches of earthy hop. Perfectly acceptable, but not very Christmassy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7142) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2012
Cask handpull, The Felix (JDW), Nuneaton, 15/12/12. Creamy-topped dark copper. Light pear and orange aroma; some grass. Decent orange tang, creamy malt, vanilla linger with walnut hints.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6238) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Knights Templar JDW, Bristol, December 2006. Cooper coloured with a slight off-white head. Red fruit taste and aroma followed by a decent bitter finish. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5216) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2008
JDW, Hemel Hempstead. Clean pleasant biter. Nicely balanced with a decent splash of mild English hops. Some spice. OK stuff.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (5192) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2009
Cask (JDW pub, London) - Amber/copper coloured. Fruity and hoppy aroma. Fruity taste with a hoppy element featuring grapefruit, raisins and caramel.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4462) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
Cask at the John Russell Fox (JDW), Andover. Deep chestnut with a compact cream head; malty aroma; thin in the mouth with a malty body with some red fruit; adn atouch of spicy English hops to finish. A rather ordinary bitter, and not very Christmasy.


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