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Theakston Grouse Beater (Cask)

Theakston Grouse Beater (Cask)
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Brewed by Theakston
Style: Bitter
Masham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Seasonal - Autumn.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hidden_Pooch (261) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUN 2, 2014
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival. I thought this to be pretty averages and forgettable, but not bad. She was a sweet fruity one and low on the bitterness, actually quite drinkable. Not that big of a body either. Not the best example of a bitter, but an alright beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (2695) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - AUG 19, 2013
Cask by handpump at State Bar, Glasgow - clear amber, thin creamy off-white head, sweet fruity aroma, no lacing, sweet berry fruit flavour, moderate carbonation, very pleasant easy to drink ale

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ianwelby (405) - SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2012
Clear pint with a thin, creamy head. A very fruity taste that I found to be overly sweet, if I was to drink one again I’d have to be planning to nurse it a bit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2034) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 5, 2012
Cask @ Abbey Inn, Kinloss 040812
Golden amber, creamy white head, good lacing
Aroma - very fruity, blackcurrant / blueberry, rather odd but likeable, some caramel malt in the background, pleasant
Taste - strong fruity berries, blackcurrants, blueberries, ok - the fruity flavour seems tacked on to a soft bitter with caramel malt and light biscuit. Its a weird beer that’s really quaffable.
Palate - soft carb, thin to medium body. Finish - bit dry, light biscuit, bitter hop, slight metallic edge though
Overall - OK other drinkers might dislike this but I actually like drinking this beer even if it’s so odd

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34166) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, woody, sweet candy, light to moderate hoppy, flowers, perfume. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light to light light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100806]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1466) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2010
Cask at Black Bull in Paradise, Masham. Medium white head, clear dark-honeycomb body. Excellent lacing. Peach, hop, parma violets, floral. Bitter, with sweet notes. Dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2010
6th August 2010. GBBF.
Clear gold beer. Amazing fruit salad sweets nose! Carries over in to the flavour with sweet fruit salad sweets and a jarring note of smoke in the background. Semi dry finish. A bizarre beer - is it really meant to taste like this? Hard to dislike though!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gethinbeer (2115) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2010
Cask at the brewpub at the brewery. Aromatic peach scented aroma. Golden colour with a thin head. Rhubabr and custard flavour. Jelly baby/wine gum aroma. Different beer than the others. Very enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 22, 2010
Cask (GBBF2010)
7 Woh! An odd one. Very fruity - nectarine, but some acetic sharpness too.
3 Bold orange
6 Absurdly fruity taste. Perfumed and caricatured peach.
3 Soft palate, carbonation low. Finish sweet and fruity.
11 Weird one - bubblegum and fruit salad sweets - not what I look for in a beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7288) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 22, 2010
At brewery. Apricot, cherry malt aroma. Golden amber color with small head. Slightly sweet apricot malt flavor. Very nice - an extremely fruity bitter.


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