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Brewed by Skinners
Style: Bitter
Truro, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in 500ml bottles.
A pale amber, mid-strength beer with distinct hoppy overtones.
Northdown and Styrian Goldings hops.


3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldManWinter (18) - Alabama, USA - JUN 25, 2011
this is a very good beer. the manure-like aroma is more than made-up for with the delicious taste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geiserich (3103) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUN 1, 2011
Hazy orange color, creamy head. Aroma has a lot of hop notes, citrus peel and hints of malt. Flavor has intensive notes of limetten, citrus peel and light bitter hops in the end. Perfect thirst quentching.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10345) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle from Mike in Truro. Pours amber with a creamy/bubbly off-white head. Aroma of light roast malt with some light type fruit. Flavor is roast malt with some fruity/citrus hop. It is bitter but the malt is strongly present, perhaps slightly dominant in the finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (4662) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2011
50cl bottle from a friend. Light coloured beer. Nice bitter after-taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (9833) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear amber pour with a small, white head. Toasty malts and lemony hops on the nose. Lightly sweet, has some light bread and tangy plastic. Light in body with fine carbonation. Pretty bland on the finish, some very weak bitterness with a citric quality. Nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2012 Bottled. A classic brown coloured beer with a wisp of off-white head. A cardboardy aroma with some sweet malt. Orangey citrus hops in the mouth. A bit of grass. It’s OK. Score 2.8
Subsequent rating also scored 2.8 Score unaltered

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear medium to light amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, moderate to light light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, leather notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101106]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 30, 2010
Bottle. Thin head often a feature of bottles. Dark copper colour. Beautiful light citrusy aroma, very tempting. Gently set flavor with a lengthy, delicious hoppy flavor on top of the citrusy notes eventually leading to an ready going better palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
Bottle, from Waitrose. Orangey-amber colour. Spicy, slightly phenolic aroma. Herbal character, nice subtle bitterness and a hint of chocolate in the malts. Good complex ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5195) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2010
Bottle. Deep copper. Small head. Hoppy aroma is balanced. Overall nice with good spiciness. A bit boring, but I think it would be better on cask.


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