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Morland Original Bitter (Cask)

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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also known as Sherlock Holmes Ale when sold in the Sherlock Holmes pub, and as George Ale when sold in The George, Southwark.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4552) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Two cask pints in different pubs on the Isle of Man, 10th and 11th April 2015. Basic session bitter with a typical UK blended feel to it. Amber/brown and a decent head on both my hand-pulled pints. Malts lead the way in both the aroma and taste with the hops preventing any real sweetness taking over the brew, semi-bitter finish and pleasant enough even if it’s from Greene King.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (1467) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
On cask at Mildenhall Town FC, Mildenhall. Pours nut brown with a light tan head. Quite a nutty and malty bitter. It’s OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sic1314 (4455) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2014
Poured medium amber with an off white head. Aroma of bitter hops, light fruitiness. Light body, flavour of a pretty bog standard bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cimbasso (328) - - NOV 29, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 Sampled on draught at the Red Lion and Sun in Highgate. This is a fairly standard low-ish strength bitter. Copper colour, low carbonation and not much hop taste. Some toffee-ish malts but no complexity of flavours. Slight sulphur taste. Not very memorable.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgreb (406) - Marburg, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2014
On tap in the Sherlock Holmes pub. Brownish beer with a creamy head. Faint caramel aroma. Hints if roasted malt. Watery. Low bitterness, low carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (3215) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 17, 2014
Fra fat på The George Inn, under navnet The George Inn Ale, april-14sammen med Håkon: tett skum fra håndpumpen, dog en kortvarig glede. En enkel ale på alle måter. Veldig synd at denne fantastiske puben under beskyttelse av The National Trust bare har øl fra Greene King, de er ofte så kjedelige. Eminently forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Brown coloured bitter with a creamy head, taste is abit thin and watery, not one I’d have again

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
olsvammel (3874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2013
On cask at the George Inn and served under the name The George Inn Ale. Mild smell and taste with some caramel, malts and fruits. Mostly ripe fruit and green apple. Way too mild, doesn’t stand out.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (4734) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Clear light amber colour with a lasting thin white halo. Aroma is sweet caramel, slight staling. Flavour is brown bread, caramel, light metallic. So so.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nilz (435) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2013
As George Inn Ale on tap as ’George Inn Ale’ at the ’George Inn’ darkish gold with a slim head, somewhat see malty taste nice mild bitter.


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