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Brewed by Red Rock (UK)
Style: Bitter
Teignmouth, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle conditioned.
Originally brewed by mistake when one of the brewers put the wrong sort of malt into a batch of Red Rock but realised his mistake before he added the hops. A quickly devised blend of Goldings and Bramling Cross produced a wonderful dry, nutty beer which is perfectly balanced.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16590) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2011. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 8, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2012 Bottle at home may 08... amber coloured ...nutty woody nose ...fruity nutty malts with a little woodyness ... quite a dry finnish. bottle at home ... may 12 ... golden yellow amber ... soft grassy lemon bitter nose ...bitter front ... very woody ... dry ... im not sure this is the same beer !!! 2.8

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10170) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Burnished gold with slight head. Heady, flowery beer, quite intense really, resinous hops, but a bitter nutty malt makes it a little unbalanced. Not really to my taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2009
Cask Stillage at the Civic Hall, Nantwich Beer Festival 26/09/2008 White head. Wheat and hop aromas. Golden coloured hoppy and floral with a crisp bitter and slightly dry malt finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (8036) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2008
Bottle. Hazy amber brown with a large off-white foam. Aromas are toffee malts with citrus. Woody and earthy with cream and spices. Flavours are sweet toffee malts with lots of grapefruit. Some real lemonade with grapefruit and light woody pine on the finish. Has a long dry aftertaste. A very good bottled bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7794) - Down South, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2008
bottle, from Darts Farm. Cloudy amber-copper colour, mid-sized head. Malty base, pleasantly hoppy, especially in the finish. Intensive herbal flavours and hints of blueberries. Quite spicy. A good one!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7571) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Bottle. Raspberry and hazelnut malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Light raspberry malt and dry grassy hopo finish. Light but nice - quite enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7379) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle, had this back in November 2006 picked up from picked up at Darts Farm, Topsham, Nr Exeter, Devon 12-11-06. This poured a hazy amber colour with hops on the nose. Taste came across as being a bit homebrewy which is fine it was also quite fruity, some sourness and hops again. Ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7160) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2009
Bottle from Arden Wines. Tight uneven white head over misty orange. Almost witbier looks with plenty of haze and bags of lace. Lovely agricultural gooseberry and dried apricot fruit aroma with coniferous and jammy citrus hints, maybe mango. Flavour picks up where the aroma ends, bringing plenty of tangy dried apricot yeast, hops and a sprinkle of pineneedles to the mix. Saaz and Goldings? Full in the mouth and clinging with lace. Impressive.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6246) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2010
On gravity at the Green Man, Bristol 26/09/10. Deep gold with a slight, white head. Earthy malt aroma with soem grassy hops and a touch of fruit. Flavour was yeasty, with some cereal malts, sweetish fruits and bitter finish. Fine.


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