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

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Sample from a cask at Memphis Taproom. Pours a cloudy amber with white head and nice lace. Notes biscuit and fruits. Medium body with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (3100) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2013
Cask by handpump at Chestnuts Hotel, Ayr - clear orange amber, thin creamy off-white head, malty fruity aroma, excellent lacing, resinous, caramel malty flavour, creamy texture, bittersweet finish

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11429) - DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Cask @ Bishops Arms CPH. Clear dark amber /golden with small creamy tan head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, hops, little sweet and medium bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beersiveknown (3264) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 11, 2013
On cask at bridge bar Heathrow T1, badged as "bridge ale".
This seems like most likely candidate copper-brown with low head and strong caramel/butterscotch aroma. Low condition, bit tired, medium body, malt and caramel, little bitterness. Competent but dull dull dull.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fairground (29) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2013
caramel, roasty aroma, amber, orange, appearance ...taste is smokey,woody, caramel, toast, overall a nice taste, with a nice bitter after taste

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen1 (2790) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2013
Fra cask på Charlies Bar, nov-12: Minner fra mitt år i London strømmer på - fargen, lukten, smaken og engelsk pubstemning. Perfekt temperert. Ruddles på flaske og fra håndpumpe gjorde store inngrep i min studentlommebok, og ikke uten grunn - dette er en meget god session beer. Bring it on!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olliejobbins (968) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2012
Pours a copper brown complexion, a very creamy head, extremely smooth and very easy to drink.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Amber and clear. Small head and a weak body. A little smokey with some apple cider vinegar. Very watery mouthfeel. Tried with the parents in London in 2012.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1271) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2012
Cask at the Kings Head W2. Copper coloured bitter with a robust malt base and earthy hop flavour. Not quite as strong tasting as it used to be, the influence of Greene King no doubt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21533) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
Cask at Charlies Bar. Clear orange coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of caramel, hops and mint. Fruity flavour of caramel, bread, grass and hops. Hoppy finish.


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