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


on tap

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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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.

RichardGretton's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4342) - Leicestershire, - JAN 22, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with a reasonable head. The aroma is standardly bitter with some yeastyness. The flavour is bitter with some toffee and roastedness and a fairly yeasty finish. Overall a reasonable but nonetheless standard bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (4927) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle from Home Bargains. Slightly deeper amber colour with a very thin head. Thereís a fair mix of tastes and flavours here - certainly some caramel and malt, but thereís some fruit here to which is a touch stewed. Quite light and easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RichTheVillan (3784) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle from Simply Fresh Boldmere; clear amber pour with a frothy off white head, malt and butterscotch aroma, taste has butter, bit of diacetyl in here, pale malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomciccateri (1027) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 10, 2014
On Cask at Charles Dickens Pub. Pours a clear dark amber with lasting white head and lace. Slight malty aromas. Medium body, mellow maltiness with slightly sweet flavor balance, nice woody character, mellow, dry hop finish. A classic nitter?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (3563) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2013
Strange aroma, slightly musty dried fruit, wood and glue. Flavour has some toffee sweetness and a touch of pear.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5235) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 26, 2013
Cask at the White Swan, Solihull. Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a big frothy white head and loads of broken lace. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium bitter with a huge malt bitter hop palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation. A great English session bitter with a kick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8473) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2013
Cask, William Wygston, Wigston. Golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are nutty Weetabix with toffee and raisins. Raisins with light earthy pear and mixed spices. Flavours are biscuit and Weetabix with bready yeast and spices. Dry with herbal notes and berries on the finish. Hss a dry aftertaste. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2554) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer with small head. Aroma of toffee and hops. Taste is toffee, hops and fruity malts. Medium bodied. I quite like this one. A good decent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1499) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
On cask @ Uxbridge Arms, Chasetown - light amber coloured body with an off-white head and lacing. The aroma is fruity with a hint of pear. Light fruit in the mouth, then a big bash of vanilla ice-cream. Really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (758) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2012
Cask at Birmingham Beer Festival 2012. Typical clear light brown ale. Smells slightly of socks. And I mean worn socks. But despite that not unpleasant. This review isnít going well... Tastes of, of beer! Yes. Hoppy, inoffensive, drinkable. Doesnít stand out.

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