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Robinsons Unicorn (Cask)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Regular. Formerly Robinsons Best Bitter.
Brewed since 1890, Unicorn is almost as old as the Brewery and is the legacy of the Unicorn pub from which Frederic Robinson first brewed for his father, William who owned the inn from 1838. Our brewery now stands over the inn plot, with our Unicorn proudly positioned on our brewery tower overlooking Stockport.
Unicorn is a magnificent pale tart, thirst quenching ale with superb mouth feel of rich malt, hops and complex aromas of Golding hops, malt and tart fruit. It has a long dry finish with citrus fruit notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBlueSky93 (408) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Cask at The Manners, Bakewell. Pours amber with a decent white finger head, looks good. Aromas of caramel and cream...quite faint really. Taste is a bit thin, but caramel and toffee come through, light floral hops in addition, made for a nice brew during the lunch hour! Perfect if you’re working afterwards!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (397) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 9, 2015
Pint on Tap at Travellers Call, Stockport. Slight hop/acidic nose. Amber beer with small white head. Thin body with slight bitterness. Finish is standard ’Robinson’s’- bitter followed by citric/vinegar aftertaste. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
redders1974 (214) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
On tap in the Healey Rochdale easy drinking but a bits thin slight citrus taste and aroma but a bit unadventurous easy drinking non standout pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Smooth and mild beginning, fresh, malty and smooth. Not too deep, but easy to drink with earthy hints. The aftertaste is slightly bitter, fresh-malty, earthy. Nice!!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11628) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2014
Cask at Christian Firtal. Golden with a small white head. Malty aroma with a fruity hint, and an almond note. Sweetish malty and fruity flavour with mild, grassy hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Desverger (3207) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2014
Cask@Charlies, Copenhagen (22/06/2914) - amber pour medium white head. Aroma and taste is light toasty malty, caramel, slight citrus fruity and floral, pretty watery body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4688) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Castle Hotel, Manchester 21 Jan 13. Mørk gylden. Uklar. Lavt skum som varer. Teppelacing. Bra fruktaroma. Smaken er syrlig frukt. Litt tung fruktig ettersmak.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
strongpieman (1582) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - NOV 22, 2013
On tap at pub. Tall thick head, clear smoothies beer. Enjoyable, easy to drink, not overly strong in flavors

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (5723) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2013
Cask at The Black Horse, Preston. Amber with a good white head. Faint aromas, but caramel and floral hops are there. Taste is a bit on the thin side, more malt coming through than anything. Slight bitterness towards the end. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Pint at The Bridge End, Llangollen. Easy drinking but generally rather thin and unadventurous beer. A whisp of citrus hides behind the malts and hops but not really enough for this to stand out.

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