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Spinning Dog Border Bitter

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Spinning Dog Border Bitter
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Formerly brewed at Hereford
Style: Bitter
Hereford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2009
Cask Handpump at Calverts Court JDW, Stockport 06/02/2009 Fruit and malt aromas. Small white head. Amber coloured smooth on the palate and fruity with a crisp and slightly bitter malt finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2009
Cask at Banker’s Draft (JDW), Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Looked exactly as a pint of bitter should. Sweet malt aroma with a hint of spicy hop. Sweet malt taste with just a touch of hair oil. Some bitterness. I really liked this.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14652) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2009
copper ... floral hop nose ... little citrus ... sweet fruity ... ligth caramel ... toffe and juicy ..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8152) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2009
Cask, The Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Copper coloured with a small head. Aromas are toffee malts with earthy hops. Some light berries. Flavours are weetabix and chocolate malts with some vinous character. Yeasty with an earthy hoppy finish. A decent traditional bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
imdownthepub (10442) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2009
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Amber gold with slight white head. Thin malty bitter with a flowery hop, yeasty, bready notes, pretty dull and very cold. Not very good.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
harrisoni (13828) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2009
Cask handpull at Muggletons, JDW, Copper colour, again poor condition. Bit of everything, some hop, some sweetness from malt, a little hop sting on finish. Poor condition.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask at Baker St ’Sporks. Darkish gold, very clean and with a decent white head. Lots of bread with some decent fruity notes. Pleasant earthy malt followed by a hint of bitterness in the finish. Straight forward but very well balanced and enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2009
Handpulled cask at JDW Harrow. Orange/brown with an off white head. Grassy hop aroma. Good body and well balanced best bitter, with plenty of hops and grapefruit in the finish..

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6360) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol JDW, Bristol 24/1/09. Amber coloured with a lively, off-white head. Aroma of biscuit malt, slight hint of caramel and floral hops. Flavour had plenty of chewy malt, some fruity, leafy hops and a decent bitter finish. Drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2009
Cask in the corenet. Alround rating: Noteably bitter, some caramel sweet pale malts, grassy slightly floral hop. Decent stuff.


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