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


on tap

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
A full bodied- warming malty ale with luxurious molasses and roasted malt flavour scented with very light hop characteristic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandman (2831) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 14, 2016
Cask. Just comments and numerals due to social interaction. Malty, bready, earth, caramel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (13036) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Copper with white head. There is a malty, breadcrust, slightly tinny, metallic character to this then a fruity aside. Fairly basic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (6194) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Cask at JDW WIQ, London. It pours a clean copper color with small tan head. Aroma is bready and leafy, with notes of grains and biscuit. Taste has more light sweet malts, caramel, starch, biscuit. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21720) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
29th October 2015
Crosse Keys Spoons. Cask. Clear deep red - brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is semi dry and crispy. Nice condition. Tangy malts, nutty as well. A little dark fruits. Finishes dry and floral bitter. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (8933) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Cask at the lodger rooms jdw. Pint. Nice chestnut reddy brown coloured pour with a lasting g cream coloured head. Aroma is toasted nuts, light toffee. Flavour is composed of light liquorice, toasted bread, light dried fruits, nutty malts. Palate is semi sweet, medium bodied decent cask condition. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4694) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, Crystal Palace, Glasgow (Festival Ale), toffee, roasted malt aroma, dark brown with a thin, bubbly tan head and intermittent lacing, chocolate, toffee flavour with very mild spice, oily, good carbonation, sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9778) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2015
Cask, The Highcross, Leicester. Very dark brown with an off white head. Burnt toffee with chocolate and weetabix. Itís dark and malty with raisins and, earthy, woody, herbal notes. Like a lighter Old Peculiar. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (17162) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2015
Cask handpull at Metropolitan Bar Spoons London. Dark brown beer lasting beige head. served warmish. Not much condition. Some dry malt some juicy dark fruits very light chocolate. Not much bitterness. Malty aroma. Itís a brown best bitter that lacks bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theprof (472) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Well itís a a copper brew with a thin cream but lasting head. Aroma lightly roasted malts. A bit of a watery mouthful which rather cuts against the warmth promised in the tasting notes and the hoppy languid finish. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (5950) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2015
Cask at the Hope Tap (JDW), Reading. A rich chestnut colour with thin cream head; malty aroma; soft malty taste with caramel and a touch of spice; and a treacly, warming finish. A traditional Yorkshire bitter.

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