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Brewed by Theakston
Style: Bitter
Masham, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Changed from 3.6% to 3.8% in 2004.
Previously brewed under contract at John Smiths at Tadcaster due to lack of capacity at Masham. Production returned to Masham in 2009.
This fine, golden coloured beer has a full flavour that lingers pleasantly on the palate. With a good bitter-sweet balance this beer has a robust hop character described as citrus and spicy. It’s a refreshing and very satisfying pint – noted for the aroma of its Fuggles and dry hopping strain Golding to add to its characteristic Theakston aroma.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1532) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2012
[Cask at the Old Board Inn, Hawes] Amber, thick white (sparkler) head. Fruity, with a hint of sulphur and some caramel malt in the slightly dusty, mildly bitter finish. A quite drinkable, if rather unexciting, standard bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
ralphdot (983) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2012
3.8%. amber colour with a good head, malt aroma bitter malt taste, a good standard English draught bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
On cask at brewery visitor center. Clean aroma. Golden yellow with white head. Light fruity flavor with good expression of hops, and a slight malty background. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8711) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Great Eastern Brighton 20/05/12. A brown beer with a white head and lacing. A sweet bitter. Reasonable fruits in the mouth. Nutty notes. Aroma is over sweet. Standard but OK.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 8, 2012
Cask at Kays Bar. Amber with white head. Light hops and thin malt. Totally unimpressive.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
worldbeertaste (1635) - AUSTRIA - APR 6, 2012
Solid clear copper with a white lacy head. Smell of caramel malt with light hops. Light thin body. Taste of caramel malt, with a bitter hop finish. Simple but very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tombyars (1356) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2012
First tasted this in the Winnock Hotel, Drymen in June 1987. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear orange amber in colour with a thick creamy off white head. Sparkling orange peel note in the short refreshing aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a juicy digestive biscuit base with tangy fruit notes of thick cut marmalade and lemon fruit. Spicy hop resins give a dry floral note to the long bitter aftertaste. Finish is malty and zesty with soft citrus flavours sparkling in the throat. An excellent session bitter and well recommended.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
birrabona (209) - ITALY - DEC 8, 2011
on tap. beautiful amber lit, light, soft. soft aroma, however, alive and healthy.alla spina in carboazoto. bella ambrata accesa, leggera, morbida. soft aromatica, comunque viva e sana.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (6166) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 27, 2011
Cask @ Theakston.
Rated on 20110724.
Aroma of mild fruits, grass and citrus. Flavour is the same. Boring.
3212

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thomat (2050) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2011
Pale amber with a medium white head. Fruity with some hop notes. Fruit, malt and hops. Medium to light body with dry finish.


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