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Brewed by Springhead
Style: Bitter
Retford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask & bottled; Regular.


a_cross' rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_cross (623) - Poole, Dorset, - NOV 15, 2012
Cask; brown, clear, tight white head; smooth with a pleasant malty backbone; the cereal character is backed by a citrus hop tang and light bitterness; a good, tasty, easy drinking trad bitter found in excellent condition.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2370) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Cask@borough arms micropub, burton. Amber beer with small head and patchy lacing. Aroma of malts. Taste is toffee, malts and a little spice. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Giochaurand (78) - FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Half point straight from the cask. Low carbonation. Strong scent of chocolate and caramelised apple. Taste is hops, apples and pear. Quite good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1761) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Cask timepiece dewsbury. Malty toffee aroma. Taste is same some sweet bready malts. Copper colour slight white head. Ok stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1036) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2014
500ml bottle from coop supermarket. Golden amber with thin white head. Light aroma of malt, and similar taste. Thin beer, but ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2923) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. Appearance - a lovely amber colour with a nice head. Nose - biscuits and caramel. Taste - caramel and biscuits. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a pleasant dry finish. Overall - a solid and quite pleasant bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (4223) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2014
500ml bottle courtesy of Ashton McCobb. Pours clear amber, thick, long-lasting white head. Aromas of toffee and light currant. Taste is more of the same. Light bitter finish. Standard British bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7315) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Or, "Toni Hood" as my spell check has renamed it. Cask handpull, PoW, Hinckley, 19/03/14. Dusted brass with a slim white foam. Powdered ginger and/or coriander aroma with sweet malt loaf and apple strudel wafts. Pleasantly overdone spekuloos spice flavour with hints of background dankness, honey and lemon puff biscuit. Dough and Anna’s biscuit linger. Not bad but a Danish pint is plenty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vipinvelp (2358) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2014
Nice copper color with small white foam. Aroma is bitter barley, some grass notes. Real bitter taste, which is lasting quite long. (Velp 201402)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zacgillbanks (2537) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle from Booth’s, Keswick. This is a dark amber beer with a sweet toffee and red fruity flavour, malty and nutty notes with a bitter-sweet roasted finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (3471) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2013
Cask at JDW Bishop Vesey; burnished amber pour with off white head, not much going on in the aroma, sweet taste feint hint if hop caramel.


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