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


on tap

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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular.
Sam Smith's only cask ale. Usually served through a "sparkler".
Was 3.8%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Cask, copper pour, creamy white head, nose is toffee, taste is toffee, nutty, decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Cask at Angel, New Oxford Street. Nice healthy amber pour, thick and well carbonated. Nose is fairly unassuming but appealing in its combination of dry notes and substantial malts. Mouthfeel a bit thinner than needed but the flavors are nicely satisfying, with bright herbal notes giving things a nice liveliness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2007
Cask, at The Station, Habrough. Amber gold, moderate lasting white head and pleasant condition. Low fruitiness and trace chalky hop in the nose, quenching malt in the mouth but quite dry and thin, gentle citrusy hop and dry bitterness lingering in the finish. Dirt cheap .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frank (3596) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2003
On cask at the Princess LOuise in London. Pours beatifully with cascades of foam and a brilliant amber color. Slightly tan, creamy head and not-quite-complete sheets of lace. Fruity aroma with hints of citrus and toffee. Exceptionally flavorful for a bitter. Strong notes of apple with a crips, tart edge. Slightly vinous. Soft and fuzzy on the palate. Perfect cask-condition carbonation. A memorable beer drinking experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3554) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 11, 2015
Old Brewery Bitter served out of oak casks @ Cittie of York Beautiful Amber/orange-copper color with a thick off-white head, lovely malty aroma of caramel & biscuit with mild oak notes. Smooth as silk and the taste is oak, caramel, tabacco, citrusy orange - seriously delicious. Wonderfully complex 4% beer. Best bitter Iíve ever head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2008
(Cittie of York) Dark coppery colored, medium sized yellow head. Soft aroma with sweet fruits and mild bitterness, lemon also present. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor starts with fruits and apple, ending turns to slightly bitter and fruity. Good beer, still could have richer flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3475) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2012
On tap at Duke of Argyll (London, UK). Pours a nice amber body with a generous off-white creamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with grainy and herbal hints. Hoppy taste carries oaky notes and ends with a good bitter/grainy finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3467) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (3291) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2013
1/2 pint from cask @ The Falcon. Pours clear amber with a low creamy head. Aroma is malts with some fruits. Flavor is malts and fruits with a hoppy finish. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tommann (3053) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2010
Cask at Ye Olde Boot, Chester. Poured amber with a large head. Aroma was sweet honey hops, caramel malt and apple. Some apple to start and a sweet malt finish. Not the best pint of bitter, but you canít knock £1.52!

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