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Brewed by RCH
Style: Bitter
Weston-super-Mare, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned as On The Tiles.
The first beer brewed on the new site with the new plant. The name comes from Paul Davey M.D. and Graham Dunbavan Brewer and the Steam as we now had a steam boiler to heat the copper. This complex multi layered ale has a floral hop aroma with medium bodied hop, bitter taste with some fruit and sweetness.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10661) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2005
Bottle conditioned as ’On the Tiles’, 500ml. Orange amber beer with slight head. Thin dull flavour, little richness to the body nor finishing notes, just a basic pale ale really. Sharp acidity on the tongue.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - APR 27, 2005
[Cask conditioned] Amber coloured. Fruity and hoppy aroma and flavour with a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29851) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 4, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF, 2004] A dark amber beer with a beutiful beige head. The aroma is of roasted malt - very nice. The flavor is primarily roasted, but also with a tone of sweet malt. The end is quite dry.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2004
Pale copper. Grassy hoppy aroma with a light notes of butter. Aromatic but a bit unclean flavour grassy hops and butter. Long grassy aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2004
Hazy golden color, enormous fluffy white head, softly, slowly shifting down. Nose is nothing much. I can’t find a thing, but...at least it’s not bad. Bitter citric taste up front,freshly hoppy. Lemon zest and yeast, rides long on the tongue and in the mouth. Taste...well...there it is...not very "rebellious", just a decent bitter, smooth, slightly fruity, with that lightly lingering hoppiness, easy drinking all the way, creamy and quaffable. Yadda, yadda.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sayravai (4673) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 29, 2004
(Cask conditioned) Clear amber color with small head. Oaky, hoppy aroma. Very bitter flavor with oak barrel - and hops completely stealing the show. A decent, but slightly watery bitter that is very close to RCH Pitchfork.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilkTork (5279) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2004
UPDATED: APR 4, 2004 Crown & Thistle Amber with bubble head. Softly dry palate. Initial orange sweetness gradually fades into a tight bitterness. Spanking balance. An exciting, delicate, fresh and fragrant session bitter. Very good! [3.6]
Bottle Conditioned as On The Tiles. Surprisingly good for a low abv bottled session bitter. The colour of cat's pee, but a pleasantly fragrant aroma. Crisp and clean and very refreshing. [3.1}

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2004
Pale orange in colour. The aromas are, er, cardboard with some citrus notes. Flavours are equally thin. Buttery malts with citrus tang and a dulling mellowness. Not the best of RCH.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - FEB 2, 2004
Bottled. Foggy orange body, very little head. Mixed fruity flavour with a flat, nondescript bitter finish. Unfocused and lacking purpose.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garrat (1303) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2010 Bottle,Amner med head,aroma is fruity,peach and hops,taste is hoppy,lemon citric twang,grapefruit,bitter finish


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