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Brewed by Rebellion
Style: Bitter
Marlow, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
An amber coloured best bitter, offering an initial smoothness followed by a dry aftertaste along with a fruity hop aroma.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (2976) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask at Three Horsehoes, Marlow, Bucks. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white head. Fruity, malty aroma. Tastes malty, fruity, slightly hoppy, dry. Itís OK.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joe19612 (2532) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
Cask @ Woking Beer Festival 2009. Pours a deep dark chestnut colour with an off-white head;. Good aroma of malt and fruit, the taste is also fruity which leads to a dry bitter finish. A very well made beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresthepath (2104) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2016 Overall rating is average of both ratings: [First rate - 17/3/09 - Cask at the Hope Tap, Reading - 6/4/8/3/15] Copper-red colour with a moderate, creamy off-white head - a nice looking pint. Negligible carbonation. Taste just makes me think of autumn - woodiness, crisp dry leaves, some fruitiness (sweet apples) and a hint of smoke. Thereís a crisp bitterness from the off, but this is contrasted by sweetness behind and a mouthfeel that is possibly (and this is my only criticism) just a tad too syrup-y. For an autumnal-style ale, this went down a treat on a warm spring day - itís a top-notch example of an English bitter, and tastes stronger and more distinctive than the ABV suggests. [Second rate - 5/10/13 - Cask at The Feathers, nr Cliveden, Bucks - 5/3/4/3/9] Long time since I rated this, and perhaps my tastes have changed, but this time round I didnít like this. Yes thereís some fruity malt and autumn leaves, but itís beaten into submission by bittersweet treacle. Too sweet up front, and with an unpleasant dirty bitterness left in your mouth afterwards. [Third rate - 19/1/16 - Gravity cask at the Swan, West Wycombe. RB score 8/4/7/4/15 (3.8)] Astonishing condition. Fresh as you like. Deep amber with a thin white head and a light sparkle. Woody up front, lots of fruit, a bit of toffee and a good leafy bitterness. A really flavoursome bitter in great condition. Excellent stuff. [Fourth rate - 19/1/16 - cask at the Plough, West Wycombe. RB score 6/3/6/2/11 (2.8)] Fruity with some caramel. OK, but not a patch on the same beer half an hour earlier at the Swan. Boy, this beer is affected by conditioning. Overall RB score is the average of all tastes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7846) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2008
Cask-conditioned at the Edgar Wallace, London 3/7/08. Reddish-amber with a decent, tight off-white head. Big caramel and red fruit aroma. Sweet in flavour with a vinous edge and a short, bitter finish. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1287) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2008
Handpulled cask at JDW Watford. Chestnut with foamy off-white head. Malty then fruity with gentle hoppy finish. Very drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at Quinns Dark coloured bitter with lots of malt and some sweet fruity notes. Very bland and boring.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9477) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2007
Cask at the Kings Head, Fritwell, Oxon, 05-08-07 Poured amber in colour, nice fruity aroma which not surprisingly was replicated in the mouth, good solid, fruity beer with nice dry finish. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5951) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2007
Cask at the Old Manor House (JDW), Bracknell. Chestnut with an off-white head; deep malty aroma; fruity taste finishing with a slightly dry, rounded, bitterness. A well balanced bitter, but rather thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nekronos (4058) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 29, 2006
INteresting names this brewery has. Good clour and taste. nice foam, and great afetrtaste. NOt triing as other bitters.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2006
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. I havenít had much good to say about Rebellion until now. This is amber with a small white head. Hop and malt aroma was followed by a tasty, well-balanced bitter with malt, grasy hops and some sourness.


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