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RCH Pitchfork

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

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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
The name comes from the Pitchfork rebellion of 1685 the last battle to be fought on English soil of the Civil War. A golden bitter with floral citric hop aroma. It has a hoppy predominate taste which is slightly sweet and fruity and leaves you wanting more.
Pitchfork was judged to be the Best Bitter of the Year in 1998 at the Great British Beer Festival and has been a finalist in the last three years.
Pale malt; Fuggles and Goldings hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1763) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Golden colour bitter with a reasonably satisfying floral hop punch - probably at the upper end of scale for pre-craft beer bitter bitterness. A decent pint, quite smashable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (2250) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Pours a finger and half of head on a clear straw body. Aroma is mild fruits. Taste is fruit sweetness with a dry bitter to balance. Texture is soft and smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1091) - SCOTLAND - JAN 3, 2016
Hazy golden beer with a sort of mottled head of white and amber from the bottle. I assume this has arisen from sediment in the bottle or something. Faint grassy aroma. taste has the same quality, with some zesty citrus coming through from the hop. Other than a faint bitterness there isn’t much flavour which lingers. Nice though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2015
Cask pint @ The Three Fishes, Shrewsbury. Pours deep hazy amber, white head. Aroma is light toffee. Taste is smooth malt with hop bittering. Alright bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gary (1875) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Cask @ the queens arms Brixham . Dull brown . Malty , butterscotch ,grassy nose . A bit of toffee ,Apple esters , bread . Blah

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rikstar (2244) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2015
0,5l fles gedeeld met die ouwe. Goudoranje met een crème kraag. Geur is zoet met tropisch fruit. Smaak is mooi bitterzoet met een trekkende afdronk. Aardig

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3765) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2015
500ml bottle from a farm shop in deepest South Lincolnshire. Hazy amber colour with a white head. Aroma has hops and malty sweetness. Dry bitter aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle. Big white head. Hazy amber. Sharp and edgy. Malty and fruity. Not very bitter.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1698) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2015
Bottle won in a raffle. Enjoyable and well-balanced session beer, pleasant floral qualities and easy-drinking.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beeebon (403) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Pours a golden amber with a substantial white head which clings to the top of the drink throughout. Smell is grassy, floral, slight citrus and a sweetish malt. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter, nicely balanced. Not too watery and overall a nice lingering taste. Pretty decent bitter!


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