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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Bitter
Stroud, England
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask, Regular;
A 3.8% hoppy amber session beer with spicy citrus aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7976) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle. Bronze with a thin foam. Aromas are floral with lemon sherbet and plenty of floral notes. Some raisin and berry fruitiness. Flavours are fudge with weetabix and dusty yeast. Earthy, dry hops with a buttery palate. Peppery and dry on the finish. Pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4227) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2011
Bottle. Amber beer with a strongish head. The aroma is bitter, malty and roasted, and the flavour is toffee and bitter. Overall an OK bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2011
Cask, gravity at the Pig ’n’ Falcon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Attractive reddish amber with a small white head. Slight malt aroma. Taste has a little citrus and malt, but the bitterness is the main feature.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7267) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle that I picked up at Bellingers, Jet Garage, Grove, Nr Wantage, Oxon, purchased and consumed the same day 03-01-10 Pours mid amber with a filmy white head. The aroma was not as spicy or citric as the description hinted that it would be, I get more toffee, malts and a merest hint of chlorine, the latter possibly being a Thames tap water rinse of the glass. Some light citrus in the mouth, light caramel and a decent malty backbone. A fine beer but possibly a bit weaker compared to many of the others on the Stroud stable. A6 A3 F6 P4 Ov12 3.1

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask Stillage from the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 09/08/2008 Fruity aroma. Bronze mid brown coloured smooth on the palate and fruity with a little roast flavour in a crisp and dry lasting malt finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11027) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Amber with a small white head. Fruity and berry aroma. Dry and fruity, rather thin flavour

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10001) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway, Worcs. Amber to chestnut with white head. Quite a thinnish bitter on the palate, dry flowery hop character giving a hoppy bitterness, slightly peach flower in style. Surprisingly little in the way of malt note given the colour. Still very drinkable though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish fruity hoppy caramel aroma with some hints of citrus. Sweetish malty hoppy citrus flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish with some hoppy citrus in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2009
The Swan and Rushes, Leicester. Reddish and headless. Leafy hop, berry fruit, caramel. Odd and heady at the ABV, but pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (7775) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Copper-coloured body with great clarity, but no head. Sweet aroma of fruits. Dry malt-fruity flavoured ale with a smooth bitter aftertaste. Medium palate with soft carbonation (half pint, hand-pulled at GBBF, 07.08.2008)


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