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Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Bitter
Shipley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A classic English pale bitter, with light malt base and spicy fruitiness from the Challenger, Bramling Cross and Cascade hops.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
richc (239) - Bolton, Greater Manchester, - OCT 10, 2012
Spicy citrus aroma with gentle biscuit. Light bronze with long lasting where head. Biscuit continues in flavour with firm bitterness


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (16587) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2016
3.9% cask handpull at The Ship & Mitre Liverpool. Clear dark gold lasting white head. Malty session bitter. A little sweaty on the aroma. Some malt no much hop. Ok. If a bit bland.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cluricaume (6) - FRANCE - MAR 30, 2016 does not count
Session bitter with a light bitter aftertaste. Paired nicely with a risotto. Nice malty taste. Little head. Pours a light golden colour. Too little depth and complexity for my liking. Good for a hot day I’d imagine.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (5651) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2016
500ml bottle at home on 23rd Feb 2016. Poured slowly into an Abbot Ale badged glass tankard. Light amber/golden body, clear and clean: on top a full white head. Decent enough blend with neither the malts or hop dominating the nose or taste: some light fruitiness flavour wise and a mild bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcinG (340) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Zaskakujaco dobre piwo o bursztynowym kolorze i niskiej bialej pianie. Wyrazna goryczka kontrastuje ze slodkawym posmakiem owocow i karmelu.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4731) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
Bottle. Bronze and very clear. Slightly spicy with some bitterness. Plenty of body considering its relatively low strength.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3794) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle from morrisons, walsall. Amber beer with small head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Taste is slightly burnt caramel, dry hops and malts with a little sweetness. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 21, 2015
Clear copper pour with a quick dissipating lace. Honey malt aroma. Sweet malt beer with a smooth texture. Nice bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4028) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. Amber coloured with a spicy citrus and peppery hop flavour, burnt toffee notes followed by grapefruit on the finish. Very good considering its low ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (696) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2015
Decent bitter light andrefreshing nothing to challanging in this but not bland bottle at home on a scorching summers day most refreshing

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (2737) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Cask at the Craft Beer in the Crypt festival, Middlesbrough. Amber with an off white head. The taste is citrus backed up with biscuit malt. A nice drinkable bitter, but nothing out of the ordinary.


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