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

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (4059) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Cask@the avion, aldridge. Hazy Orange amber beer with small head and good lacing. Aroma of citrus hops. Taste is Orange peel, lemon, a little dry and some earth. Decent bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dogbomb (1152) - ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Cask. Gold ale with a light tan cream head. Malty, slightly vinegary head. Slightly vinegary and sour in the mouth with some lemon and dry sweetness. Some tea-like qualities. Bleh. A bit of ashtray and cold tea in the finish. With a squirt of jif lemon.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (7293) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
Small coarse offwhite head. Paleish slightly hazy yellow body. Vague floral aroma. Dryish floral fruity taste with elderberry notes. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Light body. Dryish fruity wine grape aftertaste with spicy herbal notes. Nice, but a bit low on flavour. (0.284l cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen.)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Enjoyit (3756) - Vadum, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2013
Clear golden of color with a small white head. An aroma plastic,citrus, hay and wet paper. A flavor of bread, bisquit, hay, grass and plastic.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2013
Cask at Charlies. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of eucalyptus. Dry hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2013
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Citrusy. Grassy, citrusy and smooth fruity. Crisp, citrusy nd light herbal grassy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2012
Cask @ The Wharf, Aalborg. Clear golden with an off/white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - citrus and flowers. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 251212

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6340) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2012
21st April: opening of the refurbished ‘Elephant and Castle’ in Dawley, Shropshire. Hand pulled pint of a golden misty body, on top a thin crown of white bubbles sat throughout the tasting. The smell was of citrusy hops with floral overtones, only a suggestion of malts in the nose. The taste was a pleasant blend of those aforementioned hop flavours and a malt caramel feel. Body depth fine for the alcohol content: an OK beer but no world beater.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1589) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2012
First tasted this in the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in January 2008. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear orange amber in colour with a thick white head. Strong marmalade notes in the short but intense aroma. Good creamy mouthfeel and decent lacing. Pale malt complexes leads to a biscuit flavour with citric fruit notes of orange peel and pink grapefruit. Dry dusty hop resins give a floral bitter aftertaste. Finish is slightly malty with pithy citrus fruit evident in the mouth. An ok session bitter but nothing exceptional.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 18, 2011
Cask@GBBF2011. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, wooden, mild floral and resiny notes. Flavour is caramel malts, some wood, mild burnt wood, some earth and herbs as well. Pleasantly bitter finish, but gets a bit ruined by a rather metallicness in the aftertaste.


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