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Brewed by Slaterís
Style: Bitter
Stafford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Rich amber coloured beer with hints of caramel, malt and a complex fruit hop aroma developing into a bitter finish and balancing the well rounded Ďmaltyí mouthfeel.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tommann (2852) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours orange amber with a medium head. Aroma is bready malt. Taste has bread throughout. Low bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4077) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2011
Bottle.My first thought was what a boring name-not much imagination here. There is nothing really premium about this beer. It is well bottled but just above the mundane with no really outstanding flavours.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4674) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2011
Cask at the Claude du Vall (JDW), Camberley. Golden amber with a thin white head; earthy malt aroma; herbal bitterness in the mouth with some toffee malts; and an earthy finish. A plain and simple bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2011
Cask handpull at Westgate JDW Canterbury. Brown bitter colour with near white lasting head. Its a fruity bitter with some biscuit malt. some bitterness on finish. Ok bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2011
Cask. Orangeish amber colour with a small head. Aroma is malty, rather herbal and floral with some slight hints of toffee and nutty notes. Flavour is herbal, earthy, toffeeish and mildly grassy as well. Wellbalanced, but a bit thin in the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1411) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2011
First tasted this in Coanes, Johnstone in February 1997. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear ruby red in colour with a thick off white head. Creamy toffee in the short aroma. Creamy mouthfeel and superb lacing. Mixed malts give a robust maltloaf flavour with sweet syrupy raisins and prunes in the mouth. Slight prickle of spicy hops present in the quick aftertaste but not as cloying as Slaters Bitter. Finish is malty with sweet fruit notes of dates and molasses. A decent session bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3404) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 28, 2011
Cask @ The Crystal Palace. Mild grassy malt aroma. Hazy golden brown colour. Tastes of grassy ginger malt. Quite smooth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5309) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2011
Cask at the Lord Moon of the Mall, London, as Slaters Premium Bitter. Amber colour, low head. Moderate aroma, some fruit and toffee. Smooth flavour, tolerably well balanced between the malts and hops. A decent bitter, "typically English".

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5727) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2012 50cl bottle shared with 2 friends. Ok white head. Blond colour. Nice beer with a slightly bitter after-taste

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kermis (5732) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2011
Bottle shared at tasting. Pours golden amber with small white head. Sweet malt and fruit aroma. Flavor has fruits and cereal. Low carbonation. Simple and uninteresting. (Rated 2011/05/06)


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