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Stonehenge Heel Stone

Brewed by Stonehenge
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
B rewed at OG 1042 and ABV 4.3%. A crisp clean, refreshing bitter, deep amber in colour, well balanced with a fruity blackcurrant nose. Bitter flavour. Our brewer’s recipe, which proves he certainly deserved his Brewer’s Certificate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4818) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Cask at the Rose & Crown, Sandhurst. Amber with a thin cream head; syrupy aroma; sweet and syrupy taste with some orange fruit; and a gently herbal bitterness before a sweet biscuity finish. Satisfying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4939) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask @ White Lion, Heptonstall. Copper with a creamy head. Fairly dry tasting bitter with a toffee sweet nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Cask at The Bell Inn. Pours clear amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt with dates and figs, light apple esters and earthy hops. Flavor is malt forward with moderate hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1417) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 14, 2014
Average bitter. Flavors are all there. However, there’s a bit of distracting sourness too.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1007) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - APR 29, 2013
Tasted 18/4/2013 draught "The Swan", Enford, Wiltshire. Poured a clear dark honey amber with a thin white bubble line for a head. Laced OK.Aroma very slightly sourish malt. Taste bland with a very slight earthy bitterness. Light body, bordering on watery. Long mid-bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dermi (691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2013
50 cl, casked. Red-tinted orange with a small head. Aroma: Malt, mild coffee. Crisp rye bread. Taste: Acidic component. Palate: Low-medium body, low carbonation. Decent real ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (16567) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
5th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Clear light brown beer. Light semi dry palate. Light malt. A little sweet and medium dry. Finishes watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tombyars (1429) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2012
Tasted this at the Paisley Beer Festival in April 2007. Cask, gravity dispense. Clear dark amber in colour with a thin white head. Very slight hint of butterscotch in the short nose. Thin mouthfeel and poor lacing. Pale malts give a digestive biscuit base with gaia melon, juicy in the mouth. Dry hoppy resins give a dusty note to the quick aftertaste. Finish is edged malty with tart citrus peel notes evident. An ok session bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7349) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2011
The Baron. Dusty bronze with a creamy white top. Fairly nondescript aroma with hints of grassiness and plastic. Sharp mineral front overpowering a decent, lingering digestive aftertaste. Hints of aniseed. Just another substandard dull English bitter with zero hop character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (12637) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2011
Cask at the Crosse Keys, JDW. Pours a cloudy amber with a fine, whitish head. Bready malt nose. Lightly sweet flavor, bit of yeast, slight wood, dough. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Kind of bland finish, light sugars, dough and yeast, faint herbal and earthy bitterness. Condition is lacking but it might not matter much here. Average at best.

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