Brewed by Sharps (MolsonCoors)
Style: Bitter
Wadebridge, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask: Regular
Also sold as Betjeman Ale in the Betjeman Arms, St Pancras.
With the exhaustion of the mining industry Cornwall’s fishing fleet now keeps this bold tradition of commercial seafaring alive albeit bound by fishing quota red tape. Cornish Coaster pays tribute to all those down the centuries who have bravely plied their trade around Cornwall’s rugged coastline.

larsga's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, - DEC 19, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 Coarse white head. Light amber body. Light sweetish malty hoppy floral aroma. Light, soft hoppy taste with straw and malt notes. A bit watery. No real aftertaste. Some cardboard, some driness, and sweetness. Some honey, too. Not bad, but not very exciting. (0.5pt cask at Fox & Anchor. Rerated by mistake at The Warwick Castle, London. Same result.)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (810) - - MAY 13, 2015
Deep delicious malty aroma. Quite deep tasting and without any syrupy feeling or any funny aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
R2k2 (385) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2015
A dark, whiskey-honey colored beer with a firm, slightly brown layer of foam. It has a somewhat sweet aroma, but very much on the background. It taste a bit apple-sour, but furthermore a bit watery. A somewhat slightly bitter aftertaste, but doesn’t last long. Een donker, whiskey-honing kleurig bier met een stevige lichtbruine kraag. Een iets zoetig aroma, maar enorm op de achtergrond. De smaak is appelzuur, maar verder waterig. Een iets bittere nasmaak blijft niet lang hangen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (2110) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Aroma: cereal and bread malts, light floral hops. Appearance: clear gold, small, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: flat carbonation, light bitters continues, flat, watery finish. Overall: boring Bitter, exceptionally unremarkable. Pint at the Marquis of Westminster, Pimlico.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3227) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask at Balham Bowls Club. Two tone golden amber, clear, small white head. Aroma is watery tangerine. Body is medium to light, smooth, high carbonation for a cask ale. Taste is light citrus, fairly malty. Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuideDogSaint (807) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 21, 2014
Cask at the Wallington Arms, Wallington 15/7/14. Pours mid brown with a whit head. Astringent bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (8320) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2014
Cask, gravity, at The North Star, Steventon, Oxon, Saturday 19th July 2014 Pours mid amber, a little orange, a bit mettallic, mid bitterness, twangy, fruity, fine. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
miquelcrush (1785) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gegwilson (2103) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask at the Royal Cornwall Show. Amber with a little cream froth. Some biscuity malt notes and citrus hops. Not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2137) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask. Pours a gold colour with a thin white head, aroma is hoppy and fruity, taste is light and soft with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1679) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2014 Cask at the Bishop Blaize, Richmond (April 2014). Medium white head with a gold body. Hops, spice, white sherbet, red fruit, Citra, tannic, tropical fruit. Bitter with a tang. Dry finish. As good as when I first tried it at the Cow & Plough in Leicestershire around 2008. 6 3 7 3 13 ### Cask at the same location (September 2014). Hops, spice, lemon, tangerines. Bitter with some tang. Dry finish. 6 3 6 3 12

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