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Skinners Christmas Fairy

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

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Cask, Seasonal, Winter;


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
29th December 2007
On tap at the Sun Inn, Kelvedon. Fruity if slightly sour bitter. Citrus tang. Not much bitterness. Crisp and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8729) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2010
Cask Conditioned handpump King Billy Northampton. A copper coloured beer with a thick white head and lacing. The aroma has biscuity malts and light lemony hops. The hops are fuller in the mouth where there is a decent body. Again mostly biscuity, and not bad at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29371) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2010
Cask at NWAF 2009. A hazy pale golden beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, yeast, and coriander. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7203) - NUNEATON, Top 22, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2009
Cask gravity, The Crown, Nuneaton. Dusty gold with white specks of halo. Fine, musky hop-scented aroma dabbling in apple and orange. Bag of good things; fresh biscuity Rich Tea malts, red apple, tropical and orange citrus. Robust dry linger softened with soggy dunked biscuits. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2009
Cask @ National Winter Ales Festival 2009, Manchester. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Has a malty nutty caramel aroma with some fruity hints. Has a fruity malty caramel flavor with some hoppy bitter hints. Fruity malty hoppy bitter finish with some hints of caramel in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ The York, London, England.
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, nutty, caramel, moderate hoppy, grass, grapefruit, orange - madarin. 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 to flat. [20090102]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2009
A Mes rate. Gravicask at National Winter Ale festival. Copper colour with a thin white head. A very standard blend of bready malt and fruity hops with some late bitterness. Run of the mill at best.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SaintMatty (5316) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 14, 2009
Cask (Cricketers, Southampton) - Amber in colour. Hoppy and malty aroma with some grapefruit. Lightly hoppy taste with tea and lemon.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2009
cask in Stockbridge bar edinburgh ... amber ... big fruity hop nose ... light hoppyness that i dont like... soft fruit.... little grassy.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2008
Handpulled cask at the Duke of Hamilton, Hampstead. Amber with a white head. A smooth well balanced bitter with a malt acent. No particular yuletide specialities. Quite drinkable though.


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