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

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wimpyjoe (3976) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2012
Dry textured bitter that is crisp but flavourless. Dark golden in colour and keeps its head.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31235) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
From cask at Charlies. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is malty, light caramelish and mild fruity. Bitter, toasted malty, citrusy to peachy fruity, light butterish. Bitter and citric fruity into a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1374) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2012
First tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in August 2007. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin white head. Sweet note of fruity malt in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a tea biscuit and juicy pink grapefruit flavours evident in the mouth. Short note of hop resins give a dusty bitter aftertaste, quick in duration. Finish is slightly malty with dry citric fruit notes present. An ok session bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8466) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2011
Cask at the Draft House. Pale amber pour with a light white head. The nose is moderately bitter with a little bit of light sweetness. A touch of soft sweetness and a bit of fruity malt. Soft fruit and a little bit of stewed grain. It’s a yeast forward sort of bitter but it’s still quite good A little bit of toffee and some herbal flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (840) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2011
On cask at The Congress, Longton. Pours amber with a white head. A fruity well balanced bitter with quite a sharp finish. Decent

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markas101 (1846) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2010
Cask, Sheffield. Apple and eldetflower aroma. Sweet flavour, almost cider like. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6293) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Hillgrove Porter Stores, Bristol 7/08/10. Deep amber in colour with a slight, off-white head. Sweetish, malty and marmalade brew, with some decent, citrus hops in the finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11131) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Amber ith a small white head. Aroma of malt and tea, ith a hint of diacetyl. Seetish malty and fruity flavour

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1427) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2009
Cask at the Pembury Tavern on 21st July 2009. Amber with short-lived off white head. Citric hops in main kick, otherwise on the sweet side. Quite a viscous, clingy texture with a feeling that the beer wanted to "glue" itself to the roof of the mouth.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8066) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2009
Half pint, cask in prime condition and served at the right drinking temperature at The Castle, Holborn. Slightly cloudy amber in body colour. Just a line of bubbly head. Sweet malt-fruity to the nose. Fruity hops to the flavour with malts beneath, ending with a bitter twist. Smooth. Typical for the style (London, 03.08.2009).


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