Brewed by Olde Swan
Style: Bitter
Dudley, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask; Regular

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3082) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Cask@ma pardoes (olde swan) brewpub, netherton. Golden beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts and a touch of biscuit. Taste is malts, some biscuit, a little fruit and a touch of caramel. Creamy palate. Another well balanced beer. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4147) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Cask at Ma Pardoes, Netherton. Sweet, clicking malt brew. Sticky honey, full bodied Best. Typical Black Country Bitter, in an all time classic boozer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
niquillis (1843) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
On cask at Olde Swan, Netherton. Pours caramel brown with an off white head. A cracking sweet traditional Black Country bitter. Sweet fruit, hint of caramel, silky smooth on the palate. Gorgeous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7046) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2014
Cask-conditioned at The Olde Swan, Netherton, 22/11/2014. Deep gold with a frothy, white, head. Sweetish, biscuity malts, a hint of apricot and lingering, bitter, finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
StueyD (1467) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2014
A hazy amber gold coloured beer with a weak white head. A light, caramel aroma, a little butterscotch plus a hint of fruity hop. Dry mouthfeel. A dry malt taste to start, then a butterscotch flavour comes through that does detract from the hoppiness that struggles to make an appearance towards the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4985) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
Hand-pulled pint in the excellent Kinver Constitutional Club on 3rd June 2014. Pours a good solid gold with white head that hung around. The nose was fruity with light maltiness, biscuit and bread like. The taste followed on in the same pattern, malty rather than hop bitter. Fairly smooth for a bitter and very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at Coombs Wood Sports & Social Club,Halesowen.17th february.Dark gold pour with medium white head.Fruity aroma with vanilla and bread which all came through in the taste with some malt notes too.Easy drinking session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ Hop Pole Inn, [ Hop Pole Beer Festival & Aylesbury Brewhouse Grand Opening 2011 ], 83 Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England HP19 9AZ.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, light hoppy, toffee notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, sour sweet fruit ? bright nuts, malt bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111204]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 26, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden and floral with some mild vanilla and herbal notes. Flavour is fruity, floral, wooden and mildly vanillaish. Also has some slightly bready and grainy maltyness in it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (7163) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2012
Cask. Orange pour with virtually no head. Aroma of sweet fruit. Flavour of fruit, sweet malt and citrus.

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