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


on tap


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.
A classic dark premium strength bitter, full flavored with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2009
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Sweet aroma and delightful sweet malty taste with a little dryness. I enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - MAR 24, 2008
great honey farm aroma and a crystal clear golden hugh. Flavor of light malt and biskey with a fruit forward finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2008
Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours out in a clear reddish amber colour with a large creamy white foam. Dryish notes of grass and nutshells in the aroma with buttery maltiness in the background. Medium-bodied with balanced flavours of fudge, red berries, almonds and grassy hops. Long medium bitter finish of raspberry jam, nuts, toffee, minerals, dried oranges, and wet grass. Highly drinkable and well-composed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Cask. Brown / amber pours with off-white head. Malty aroma with nice dark fruits / caramel thrown in too. Taste is soft with creamy texture. Nicely balanced with dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7849) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2007
(Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm, 14 Sep 2007) Dark amber colour with frothy off-white head. Malty nose with notes of dark fruit, figs, prunes and some dusty hops. Malty taste with dark fruit, figs and prunes. Some malt sweetness, turns drier towards the finish with balanced notes of dusty hops. Smooth and balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (23430) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2007 Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Brownish amber. Buttery malt aroma. Medium bodied with restrained sweetness and soft, chewy mouthfeel. Buttery and a tad roasty, salty finish. A well balanced mildly flavourful quaffable bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2007 cask @ jdw, newington causeway. Copper with a thin off white head. Lovely cloudy pour off the pump. Nose of grains and hops with notes of malt and rum. Buttery cheese in the taste with malt and yeast. Creamy texture with a watery hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2007
A Mes Rate: Cask at Baker Street ’Spoons. Metallic and malty. Heavily wheaty with slight fruit in the finish. Quite strong yeasty character all ’round. Uninspiring in every department.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2007
[Cask from The Three Judges] Deep amber, moderate, tight head. Caramel and floral notes dominate, malt loaf notes. Firm palate, dry fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2006
Cask conditioned at the Royal Standard, Wooburn Common. Brown with a patchy white head. Dark, full bodied best bitter with biscuity malt, some caramel/toffee and a bit of fruit. Nice.

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