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Old Dairy Copper Top

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Brewed by Old Dairy
Style: Bitter
Cranbrook, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask and bottle: Regular.
A quaffable, full flavoured ale with a fruity bite from Bramling Cross hops.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (3811) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
500ml bottle. Clear, very reddish copper colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Caramel malty aroma, fruity hints of red berries. Taste is caramel malty with a nuttily touch, grassy and bitter hoppy overtones, dry finish with a even stronger nuttily touch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7911) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from Oddbins Tunbridge Wells. Copper colour, mid-szed off-white head. Malty with hints of caramel and buts, fruity touch plus some nice aromatic hops in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Cask at the White Lion, Tenterden. It pours clear deep amber with a medium white head. The nose is earth, toast, light spice, caramel and dried fruit. The taste is wood, toast, caramel, spice, dried fruits, raisin and decent bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Well rounded and rather quaffable. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3979) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Bronze with a pleasant hoppiness that is followed by bitterness. Plenty of body followed by a bitter finish. Rather nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (1844) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle Conditioned. Pours a dark brown colour with a big tan head, no real aroma as such, the taste is very fruity with a dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ 28th Pigs Ear Beer and Cider Festival 2011, at The Round Chapel in Hackney, London, England

Unclear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, roasted, toffee, fruity notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111206]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8083) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Caramel with butterscotch and spicy tea. Light chocolate with lots of earthy, woody hops. Hints of blackberry and lemon fruitiness. Flavours are sweet caramel soon followed by gritty cocoa and dry black tea. Mixed spices with a peppery, pithy finish. A decent bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10243) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Queens Head, Rye, East Sussex. Copper with white head. Big fruity malty flavoured beer, latent sweetness, toffee, caramel, heavyish. It’s ok without getting over exciting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (4530) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2012
50cl bottle from the Home Brew Shop, Aldershot. Deep reddish copper in colour with a ring of white head; caramel aroma; rich, fruity, caramel flavour; and a solid mouthful of hops giving a solid bitterness. An excellent session bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5218) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2012
Kings Arms, Upnor. A malty, caramel flavoured beer. Quite lovely. Easy drinking and very satisfying.


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