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Quercus Prospect

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Brewed by Quercus
Style: Bitter
Kingsbridge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A rich, appealing aroma and colour give a hint of the prospect to come. The balance of subtle bitterness and sweet malt flavours make that prospect a reality. Thirst quenching and eminently drinkable; a fine quaffing ale.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
StueyD (1107) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2013
A mid orange-red coloured beer with a off white coloured head. A light fruity aroma, hoppy and a hint of malt in the background. Dry mouthfeel. A mild bitterness to start with, light pithy citrus fruit, with a slightly sweeter malt flavour, all of which fades towards the end, leaving the finish a little lacking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7713) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2010
bottle from Trumü’s Sidmouth (08/2010). Chestnu-brown colour, aroma of citrusy hops and old socks and sweat. Malty with hints of caramel. Citrusy hops in the finish. Interesting, quite nice actually.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2010
Cask conditioned handpump The Pub Leicester. An amber coloured beer with an off-white loose head. There is some slight diacetyl in the aroma with fruit and maltiness. There is some interesting burnt toast and touches of sweetness in the mouth. A bit of crunch. Could do with more body but it’s fine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4378) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2009
Cask at the Live and Let Live, Cambridge. Reddish copper with a ring of white head; the aroma is musty and mushroomy, but rather pleasant; sweet fruity malt flavours and a sour fruity finish. Different.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6134) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Royal Oak, Bath 18/07/09. Quercus produced a festival special called "Julian House" for the RO, but the descriptions here look very similar and the ABV was the same, so I am rating it here. Copper coloured with a slight, off-white head. Fruity malts, with a hint of citrus and earthy hops, ending bitter. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2009
Cask Stillage from the Cellar at the Black Horse, Darwen 24/08/2007 Strong and slightly earthy aroma. Golden bronze coloured with some alcohol present. A little fruit flavour. Some roast in an extremely bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4220) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2009
Bottle. Amber beer with a strongish head. The aroma is well hopped, floral and dry. The flavour is biiter, roasted but quite malty and watery. Overall an OK beer but could be better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2008
Bottled, filtered, 500ml from Quercus Brewery Bottleshop. Tawny bronze with white head. Initially it was just another malty bottled bitter, but this improved in the glass immensely. Rich malts with hints of roasty sweetness, full bodied bitterness and a lingering dry hoppiness. Really pretty good for a 4% bottled bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2008
Bottle from utobeer. Aroma is Light, moderate, heavy, harsh Flowers, Perfume, Herbs, Grass Pine, Spruce, Resin Citrus - grapefruit, orange Citrus - lemon,lime

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
Cask gravity @ Reading Beer Festival 2008.
Clear medium amber orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, roasted, caramel, buttery notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. (030508)


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