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Brewed by Phoenix (Oak Brewing Co.)
Style: Bitter
Heywood, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Cask; Seasonal - February & March


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clibit (7) - Manchester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2013 does not count
Cask, Hillary Step, Whalley Range, Manchester. Clear amber with a thick creamy white head. Crisp and fruity, nice balance of fruit, hops and yeast, thirst quenching. Dry finish. Good stuff.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (2124) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Retro review from Spring 2012 Wetherspoons Beer festival; shouldn’t phoenix be spelt pheonix crazy language.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (2950) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Full-bodied with a fruity aroma, some fruitiness amongst its heavy texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (2434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley (31 Mar 12) - clear solid gold ale with a malty aroma and thin off-white head, served at good temperature, nutty caramel flavour, high carbonation, smooth

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7794) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2012
Cask, Highcross, Leicester. Hazy gold with a thin cream foam. Aromas are crystalized pear sweets with base caramel malts. Soft oranges and spices with toast and bready yeast. Flavours are sweet caramel and toast with orange and bitter lemon. Herbal and peppery with some nuttiness. Dry on the finish. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (12652) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2012
Cask handpull at Sir John Oldcastle Farringdon. Hazy gold small white head. Decent golden ale with body and good bitibg hops on finish. Better than most. Its ok. Some burnt flavour roasted light malt. Decent

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 24, 2012
cask at standing order ... light hazy amber ... thin white head ... light soft lemon nose .. soapy lemon ... juicy fruits ... decent

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 5, 2010
Cask @ Market Porter, Borough SE1. Pours a golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2011 1. Cask Handpump at the Great Western Hotel, Exeter 08/03/2003 Golden coloured sweet on the palate and slightly rich. Dry malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Penny Black JDW, Northwich 23/03/2003 Slight floral aroma. Small white head. Golden coloured and fruity with a grapefruit flavour. A hint of dryness in a bitter malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9623) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2003
Cask Conditioned at Banbury Beer Festival. Amber coloured beer with whispy head. Crystal Malts give a rounded toffeeish flavour then dry bitter hops.


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