Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
Ingredients: Pale Malt; Bramling Cross hops.
Originally brewed in the Ruddles brewery in Oakham, Leicestershire (Rutland); moved in 1997 to the Morland brewery in Abingdon, Oxfordshire; finally moved in 2000 to the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds when the strength was reduced to 4.3% and the character was changed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 12, 2005
Fruity, caramel, toffee aroma with some earthy, floral hops apparent. Clear copper coloured body with low large bubbled tan head that recedes to ring. Somewhat musty earthy, floral hops and caramel malts. Cask at Charlie’s Pub, Copenhagen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (7934) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2005
Cask, New Road Inn, Leicester. Deep red/brown with a dense off-white head. Aromas are light malts with a soft fruitiness. Earthy and dry with floral hopping. Flavours are dry biscuit malts with some fruit. Dry on the finish. A bit thin in flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2005
Cask at the Eagle Pub, Cambridge: Deep copper mahogany pour with a frothy, dense, well-lacing white head. Lightly pale malty aroma has lots of earthy and dry hoppiness. Body starts with a nice fullness, some dry grainy malt and some light toffee and bittering English hops. Has some mild hints of fruity tartness toward the dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kwik-lime (1241) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2005
way better than the canned variety. Crisp bitterness, fairly malty. Nice session bitter but nothing earth-shattering. Brown in colour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Boystout (1000) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUN 15, 2005
On tap at the Commercial Inn, Dunfermline. Orangey with thin head. Hints of yeastiness in the nose, sweet citric aroma. Fruity and yeasty palate with rounded bitterness in the end. Very Belgian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10111) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2005
Cask @ Charlies Pub, Cph.: Amber coloured. Unclear. White small head. Fruits, malt, some chocolate notes in the aroma. Flavour is fresh, fruity and hoppy. Quite pleasant. Has a nice bitterness on the palate. Good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2005
Cask at some Greene King pub in Wooburn Green, Bucks. Sweet, fruity bitter with hints of caramel. Even though it’s Greene King it’s still good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Garrat (1254) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2009 Handpump At The Kings Arms.Light brown in colour with a small head,light fruit and malt aroma,taste is quite sweet with a good bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2005
Light amber in colour with a lasting white head. Mild fruity aroma. Balanced flavour, nice malty and fruity start with a long dry finish. Medium bodied. Not a bad session bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (13478) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2004
Cask. Nut brown with semi-creamy white head. Nice bitterness. Nutty, aromatic flavour.

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