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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Fruit Beer
Shipley, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Regular;
American style pale ale, hopped with Cascade and Centennial hops, infused with a hint of blackberries.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9226) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 26, 2012
Thanks to JohnRMurdoch for a half of this one, cask at The Three Judges. Copper coloured, fading white head. Aroma of berries mixed with wheat-like fruits. Blackberries, alright, joined by a fruity touch in flavour followed by a bittersweet support. Different and quite alright to drink (Glasgow, 12.04.2012).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnRMurdoch (3742) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2012
UPDATED: APR 14, 2012 Cask @ The 3 Judges. Copper colour, reasonable head. Dry fruity malt aroma. Fruity berry flavour. Bitter aftertaste, well balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleManTom (195) - Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2011
Blackberry/ribena nose, ribena taste. Fruity, cardboard finish. Good but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DanielBrown (4095) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2011
Gravity at Birmingham Beer Festival 2011. Thin. Fruity cardboard finish. Reasonable. Some hop maybe.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2011
[cask at Cloisters, Edinburgh] Slightly hazy golden beer with a decent white head. Slightly malty, fruity blackberry aroma – smells a touch like Ribena. Tastes a bit like Ribena too – nothing wrong with that, I guess – although I’ve heard how they make this. Still, that said, a decent and refreshing beer [14102011]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a golden colour with a decent white head. Aroma of RIbena blackcurrant cordial, grassy hops and caramel. Similar flavours of blackberries, Ribena, caramel and alcohol. Mild carbonation with a mildly oily mouth-feel. Also a little bitter. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (6885) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2011
(Cask at Cask Pub & Kitchen, Pimlico, London, 23 July 2011) Golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity nose with citrus and blackberries. Fruity, slightly harsh taste with notes of blackberries, citrus and a slightly soapy malt character. Gentle bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with a certain berry sweetness. Interesting and quite refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2011
This is a good bitter with an obvious hint of backberries, very nice and very moreish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2331) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2011
Cask at Ealing beer festival 2011. A golden coloured pour with a small off white head. Hoppy, fruity aroma. Tastes of blackberries, crisp, slight bitterness, interesting sweetness in a sherbert sort of way. This was rather unusual and very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2101) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2010
Cask at Woking Festival 2010. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. The aroma is all blackberry with malt in the backgorund. The taste again is all blackberry with a sweet finish. This is my beer of the festival.


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