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Brewed by Rhymney
Style: Bitter
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
This full-bodied, premium bitter is a deep brown colour, with its pleasing, fruity aroma and rich, malty fl avour excellently balanced by a smooth citrus character in the fi nish. Hops used: Cascade, Goldings


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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, - NOV 20, 2012
Cask handpull, The Felix, Nuneaton, 17/11/12. Smear of chocolate and aniseed on digestive biscuit. Abrasive bitter linger. Mid-brown, slicked copper. Weak Allsorts and aniseed aroma. Not great.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6275) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Medium brown in colour with an-off white head. Sweet, cereal malts, with some caramel, berry fruits and moderately bitter finish. Ok.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4167) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Crosse Keys, Bank 5 Nov 12. JDW festivaløl. Mørk gyldenbrun. Litt skum. Svak fruktaroma. Vassen smak. Antydning til plommer men svak på det meste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wimpyjoe (3871) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2012
Golden ale with a malty toffee nose, but more caramel extracts in its taste.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (8044) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2012
One-half pint, festival cask ale at JDWs Crosse Keys. Bubbly layer at the top of a near-clear, amber body. Spiced fruity nose. Lemony hops in flavour supported by mild spices. Dried fruit bitter sending. Ok, on par with the style (London, 05.11.2012).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (784) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2012
Cask at JDW. This emerges as a bright copper with a good head. Malty and surprisingly thick, this has some nice toffee flavours and hints of fruit around the edges, but doesn’t leave much of a lasting impression. It’s decent but just too staid.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stravale (2099) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2012
Cask @ Standing Order, Edinburgh 141112
Amber, clear, thin bubbly film
Aroma - soft fruity caramel malts, little on the nose
Taste - soft caramel malts, a little fruity, watery simple beer
Palate - thin body, quite watery. Finish - dryish and bitter
Overall - Average watery Spoons beer

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012
From cask at Standing Order. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, light toasted malt. Toasted malty, light grassy to vague herbal. Bitter, dry and toasted finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2012
Cask at Bridge House, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Copper colour, small head. Fruity nose with indeterminate spices. Light-medioum bodied with well rounded mouthfeel. Slight citrus, more unusual spicyness. Low-medium bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8068) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Cask, Highcross, Leicester. Golden brown with a white foam. Aromas are caramel, grain and butter with some peachy fruit. Light lemon with bready yeast. Flavours are sweet biscuit and caramel malts with mellow lemon and a slightly peppery finish. A pretty standard golden ale.


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