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


on tap

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Bottled, Pasteurised; Regular;

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
foolberry (54) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2012
Nice toasty aroma, smells hoppy and interesting. But the taste is watery - almost nothing there at all. And it’s weak and oily on the palate. Not up to much - sorry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5787) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 2, 2012
Bottled 500ml. -Amber coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, hint of fruits in the nose. Moderate malty, caramel and slightly sweet fruity with pleasant spicy notes. Bitterish finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
mR_fr0g (3352) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2012
2 year old bottled conditioned. Mirky orange nut brown. Very lively, probably too carbonated for the style. Aromas of sharp green apple. Flavour is a little funky, so the bottle is probably past it’s best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
flying_pig (965) - SCOTLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Bottle (500ml from Morissons):
A light mix of malts, toffee and bread. Not really much depth to this one but it’s not offensive either.
Darkish amber red colour with a pinky sized, bubbly white head that stays consistent throughout.
Malts to begin with, there is a little spice in there too and a hint of caramel. There is some fruit too and a little bread. Again the taste is pretty basic and very much like a typical English bitter.
Smooth and slightly sweet with a touch of spice. The carbonation levels are medium and the finish is a slightly dry one.

A basic English bitter here and nothing to get particularly exciting about it. It was an easy drink to consume and goes down well despite being a little plain.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - SEP 26, 2012
Nice amber red colour and a creamy coloured head. The taste was initial bitterness and caramel, followed by crisp toasted cereal mixed with malt. A great session beer. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bov (9602) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 22, 2012
from Au Grain d’Orge, Crissier - clear dark amber beer with no foam left; shy flowery and caramelish aroma; thin-bodied and pretty tasteless; subtle yet fair carbonation; gently bitter and pretty sharp finish where hints of red fruits and caramel show up - very modest to stay polite

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (4300) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Pours in light brown with small head. Aroma of toffee and honey. Taste is sweetish so you must like something like that. I do.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (4314) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 15, 2012
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Hazelnut brown in colour, no head. Taste of sweet, roasted nuts combined with some floral touch. Very sweet, hardly any bitterness to be found. I like it, though it may be boring after a while. Very quaffable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
[500ml bottle, gift from Lesley - cheers!] Pours a reddish-amber with a swiftly vanishing off-white head and a fair amount of fizz. Toffee from the off, with rather a lot of butter, and then some nice oaky, woody notes. There’s a little twist of lemon and a touch of earthy bitterness in the finish.. Unfortunately there’s the metallic hint of pasteurisation hanging over it, which is a shame - this could be a decent beer if bottle conditioned.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3219) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2012
Light brown colour. Quite a fresh fruity aroma. Well balanced, quite malty and has a light sweetness. Very nice, smooth mouthfeel. Great session bitter.

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