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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.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quack-Duck (7794) - Down South, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2007
on tap in Exeter. Low carbonation, creamy head. Malty, only slightly hoppy and fruity.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2007
Copper color and clear. A thin creamy head. Heavy malt aroma. Creamy taste, with a heavy body and light hop bite.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2007
Cask. Very very nice, one of the best i have ever had. Good hop aroma and taste. fine malty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13901) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2007
Clear amber orange with fine white thick & creamy head. Malty nutty aroma. Good creamy & smooth body. Malty medium sweet taste with a hoppy end. Very enjoyable & great cask ale!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7160) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2007
On form, a beautifully balanced clear chesnut pint smacking intensely of fruity hop mustiness. A massively sessionable combination of bready-malty-hoppy balance and smooth drinkability. A definite ’15’.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2007
Dark amber, musky fruit nose, hint of sour apple (not pleasent) with a bitterlinger.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10976) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 26, 2007
At the Old Red Lion (Holborn). Floral/fruit aroma, but very light. Amber color with white head. Starts nicely bitter in a floral way, backed lightly by malt, but the finish is solidly bitter. Very nicely hopped.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10290) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 28, 2007
Nice deep amber colour. Aroma of apples, malt and fruity hops. Flavour is malty and fruity, bit sweet. Fruity with some bitterness in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (2897) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2006
Sampled at Real Beer Expo (Rochester). Cask. Amber colour, slight haze, no head. A bit of green, vegetal hops and malt but tight nosed. Med.-low carbonation, a bit powdery in the mouth. Green hops up front and a bit of malt at the end.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9921) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2006
Cask. Lightly hazed golden ale with a foamy thin white head. Light caramel malt with dry green hops. In mouth, a thin malt with very fresh hops flowers, very nice. Light but good. The Real Beer Expo - Rochester, NY, Oct. 21, 2006.


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