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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Bitter
Stroud, England
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask, Regular;
A 3.8% hoppy amber session beer with spicy citrus aroma.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2008
A Mes rate: gravicask at GBBF.
Bright mid amber brown with a thin white rim. Plain earthy malt with some slight detergent. Watery and almost certainly on it’s way out.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
Cloudy amber with tiny white short lasting head. Sweet malty aroma with caramel notes. Flavor likewise with hoppy notes towards the end.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (469) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle, 500ml. A deep copper colour with a small head. Aroma of floral hops with a hint of malt. Taste has plenty of roasted malt with good floral hop flavours coming through, plus a hint of barley. Light carbonation, moderate bitterness. A fresh citrus finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Cask @ Reading Beer Festival 2008.
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy - creamy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, citrus, spicy, fruity ala mango, banana. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. (030508)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (5913) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Black Horse, Amberley Gloucs, April 2007. Dark amber coloured with a slight head. Aroma of citrussy hops. Flavour was slightly fruity with a dry finish. Not bad for a session beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2007
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2007. Chestnut. OK condition, beige thin head. Undistinguished aroma, some syrupy malt. Bit uncultured, bit muddy. Not great.


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