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Rhymney Hobby Horse

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Brewed by Rhymney
Style: Bitter
Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered.
Originally brewed in 1879.
Ingredients: Malted barley, wheat, hops.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcinG (380) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2016
Butelka . Rubinowa barwa .piana mala szybko zanika do zera. Aromat pieczywa ciastek orzechow i chmielu. Wodniste. W smaku ciekawa goryczka i slodko-gorzki finisz.

Marcin G

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3915) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle, pours a red-tinged brown with a fast-settling head. Dry-sweet toffee malt on the nose plus faint hops. Peppery bitterness over dry-sweet malt, faint hints of sulphur and fudge, a very nice bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
canddw (91) - - FEB 4, 2016
Bottle. Brown-amber bitter, no head and light carbonation. Light hoppy nose with strawberry and lemon hints. Crisp, dry hoppy taste, lacking flavours, but with plenty of bitter hit. A bit watery in taste and palate.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (5849) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
3rd Feb 2016: 500ml bottle from a local Lydl store. Poured into a UK pint sleeve at home. Looked good, deep off-white foaming head on a clear bright and light amber coloured body. Malts lead the way in both the aroma and semi-sweet taste, pleasant bitter finish and aftertaste. Nice, easy drinking Bitter, nothing spectacular flavour wise but a very good beer all round.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Lidl. Rocky cream collar over bright bronze. Attractively buttery Danish biscuit aroma with caraway-like spice and mint chocolate hints. Toffee and milk chocolate digestive sweetness, aniseed big regional yeast and gently herbal hop with a light mineral tang. Well made and behaved bog standard brown bitter (BSBB).

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mahkus (107) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2016
Quite pleasant bitter. Slightly malty sweet aroma. Clear brown colour. Bitter aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (9052) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2016
500ml bottle from Lidl, shared with Ashton McCobb. Pours clear amber with a thin white head. Aromas of butterscotch and biscuits. Taste is sweet, malty. Sticky finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (5829) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2016
50cl bottle from Lidl. Pale chestnut with a billowing white head; malty aroma with a trace of red fruit; lively in the mouth, sweet and malty with a short grassy bitterness; and a biscuity finish. A basic bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rauchbier (3765) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Bottle, from Lidl. Dirty golden brown, thin but lasting white head and gentle condition. Gently sweet caramel and a low earthy hoppiness in the nose, soft and sweet initially in the mouth with a building dry earthy bitterness that becomes dominant, brief lingering dry bitter finish with low toffee notes.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1840) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Pours a blonde colour. Taste is fruity with some biscuits. A fairly ordinairy beer. Ok


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