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Brewed by Pilgrim
Style: Bitter
Reigate, England
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
Our first beer brewed on January 8 1982, a rich malty best bitter with a Styrian hop flavour and balanced bitterness.


kwik-lime's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1292) - London, Greater London, - JAN 27, 2013
Easy-drinking session ale with a malty finish, but a bit on the boring side.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlackerMads (1516) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Cask. Clear chestnut brown with a medium sized good lacing off white head. Dark bread, cashew nuts, light wooden and herbal. Medium body, oily/creamy texture, very soft carbonation, medium sweet and light bitter. Light dry finish with lingering malty notes. Soft and malty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4134) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
The 8th Redhill Beer Festival 2 Nov 12. Mørk rubinrød. Nesten ikke skum. Karamellaroma med antydning til frukt. Smaken er søte plommer. Blir vel søt.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7963) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Gravicask, half-pint shared with Finn at the Redhill Beer Festival. Clear, dark amber body without a head. Malt-fruity smell. Bready malts and resinous hops in the flavour character. Bittersweet twist to the ending. Easy to drink and pretty straight forward for the style, 02.11.2012.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10132) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Dark amber with white head. Quite a malty bitter, bready body with hints of cereal, then a bittering hop note, quite humdrum, blandish really but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1352) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2012
First tasted this in Coanes, Johnstone in May 1997. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear copper red in colour with a thin white head. Tart redcurrant fruit flavours zesty in the short aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt complex gives a digestive biscuit base with tart redcurrant and syrupy date fruit evident. Thin, tinny metallic hop resins give a weak astringent note to the bitter aftertaste. Finish is malty and dry with woody cask notes present. An ok session bitter but lacking depth and complexity.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Cask at Kingston BF, 28th June 2008, with renffisch. Coppery amber with a little bit of head. Toffee, biscuit and hop notes on the nose and in the flavour, which is improved by a peaty hit to the back of the throat. Decent, but not outstanding.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
renffisch (784) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2008
cask @ kingston 08. salty and grassy hop nose. Dark copper in colour, little creamy thin off-white head. Cardboard taste, malty with a bit of peat in the back, dry but not very bitter, shortlived palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melvyn (1) - ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2008 does not count
Best pint i have had for months and trust me i’ve had a few ! Lovely bitter flavour, no harsh aftertaste, clear, not too strong, great aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8640) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2007
Cask conditioned - handpump - Criterion Leicester. A dark amber coloured beer. The aroma is malty and there are bready notes. The taste is fruity with some alcohol warmth. Quite decent and punching above its weight as far as strength is concerned.


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