Brewed by Robinsons
Style: Bitter
Stockport, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
Multi-platinum selling Manchester band elbow designed their ‘build a rocket boys!’ beer after a series of tastings at Robinsons Brewery in Stockport, a stone’s throw from elbow’s Manchester heartland.
Band members sampled a range of Robinsons’ ales to shortlist their preferred style of beer, taste and colour before deciding on a golden ale with a rich rounded body, smooth bitterness, subtle tang of malt and fruity aroma. elbow’s ale is a premium session bitter at 4.0% ABV

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedwoods42 (7) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2012 does not count
Beautiful crisp, sweet golden ale with a fruity, subtle bitterness underlying hoppy tang.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alenm (18) - Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 6, 2012
Cask@RedLionOxford. Banana bread aroma gives way to bitterness with hints of spices, malt continues to dominate. Consistency is a little thin, but appearance is pleasant copper colour. A decent session bitter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1910) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2012
On cask at steamboat, south shields. Pours amber with a white head. Unusual caramel tinge, quite different and very drinkable. A very pleasant surprise ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2012
Pours golden with a nicely proportioned creamy head. The nose has apples but not the bad apple note! The taste is more apples plus a zing of lime! The palate is light but balanced throughout and there’s a clean finish. Overall, a good beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2012
On cask at The Haymarket. Pours a golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of biscuity malt, yeast and caramel. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Quite dry to finish. Not bad. Lingering Weetabix and mildly bitter. Very drinkable with just the faintest hint of apple seed to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markas101 (2057) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 15, 2012
Cask, The Francis Newton, Sheffield. Caramel colour, spiced bread aroma. Smooth, slightly soapy, with a metallic ginger finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (3633) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Light amber appearance. Clear and bright beer with some bready undertones. Bitterness at the end, hoppy and some citrus. Tried with the parents in London in 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (18086) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2012
cask at haymarket ... hazy amber ... thin whie head ... soft sweet fruity toffee malts ... soft sweet roast ... soft malt fruits ...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (18998) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2012
14th March 2012
The Magpie Nicholsons. Clear amber beer. Light and dry palate. Mild fine carbonation. Very tangy orange hops with Liptons lemon tea. Turns a little sweeter before the dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2012
Cask in The Dog & Duck, Soho. Colour is brown/amber bitter, bubbling white head. Nose is sweet bread malt and floral. Slightly cloying nose? Taste is quite sweet, floral and bread and cereal malt.

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