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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Bitter
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Sam Smith's only cask ale. Usually served through a "sparkler".
Was 3.8%


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pistacho (54) - SPAIN - FEB 11, 2015
Cask conditioned at The Chandos. Served too cold. Fruity aroma from yeast (not hops). Well bodied, with bakery, sweet apple, and peaches notes. Refreshing bitternes in the end with a hint of citrics. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1989) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog. Deep golden colour with white head. Aroma has caramel and biscuit. the taste is nutty, with a touch of hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (4056) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2014
On cask at the Swan and Cygnets in Durham. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head. Nose - very elusive but some toffee in there. Taste - gentle toffee and sweet malt notes. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a solid and very drinkable bitter.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenclansman (888) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 2, 2014
Cask at The Old Cheshire Cheese, London. not the best bitter put there. very flat and biscuit-y. not my cup of tea

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3361) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 27, 2014
Cask at The Old Cheshire Cheese, London, November 2014. Clear bronze with creamy white head. Nutty and slightly sweet aroma, mild taste, slightly nutty and mildly bitter. Light-bodied, soft carbonation, slightly bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (852) - - NOV 7, 2014
Sweet and caramel aroma. Flat but slightly fizzy, which is a bit odd. Nasally fruity taste. Clear and honey caramel appearance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pyobon (1102) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 27, 2014
Hazy golden brown with dense white head. Aroma of seaweed and biscuit. Medium body with creamy carbonation. Flavour has nutty and sour notes with some grassy hoppiness and little bitterness. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2151) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Aroma: banana?, straw, light grain malts. Appearance: slightly hazy amber, small, creamy white head. Taste: light sweet and bitter. Palate: light body, citrus fruits, light acid, some lacto, average-long duration. Overall: quite a nice Bitter, impressive complexity given the low ABV! Pint at the Windsor Castle, Westminster.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4910) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: Princess Louise, London.
Appearance: Clear amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, berries.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Plum, fruit, berries, hops, malt.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (4188) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2014
Cask@Princess Louise, London (RBESG 10/08/2014) - copper coloured pour with white head. Aroma and taste is toasty malty, light caramel, slightly nutty, light herbal hoppy notes.


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