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

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Regular. Previously a Summer seasonal

Lightfoot Bitter was created as a tribute to Lightfoot Brewery, Masham which we acquired in 1919. The label and pump depict the Lightfoot Brewery’s celebrated cricket team – and while this beer definitely won’t give you the runs, it will score highly on the tastebuds.
This is a very pale, straw coloured ale, that uses a special malt to produce a pronounced ‘peach-like’ element to the aroma and palate, which is complemented by a floral hop character.
Brewed using a blend of traditional Fuggle, Golding and Bramling Cross hops.

Only ratings of the cask version should be entered here. The bottled version has a separate entry.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (3625) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2013
Cask at the Fountain, Tipton. Rather slight bitter. Golden, with a nice mouthfeeling. Smoove, creamy. Not exciting, but I’m not sure I am either.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dogbomb (862) - ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Cask. Straw yellow with a thick cloud-white head. Smells of peaches and sweet malt. Tastes of peaches and sweet malt, with a dash of pepper and lemon. Pleasant enough with a strong finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kavu (1955) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 21, 2013
1 pint from cask @ The Bouverie. Pours clear golden with a low creamy head. Aroma is malts. Flavor is floral malts with some hops. Easy to drink, not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (2933) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2013
Golden with a small creamy head that stays. Has a malty aroma but little taste.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sic1314 (2553) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2013
Poure light and golden with a thin white head. Minimal aroma, flavour of absolutely no note whatsoever. Somebody might have once waved a picture of a hop at the fermenter, but it obviously didn’t catch on.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (6950) - NUNEATON, Top 24, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2013
Handpull, Great Western Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, Cumbria, 15/02/13. Lager gold without bubbles; fine shaving foam top. Pale, lemony, straw aroma. Soft and mineral-driven with cereal milk notes; a honey and hay stillness; hints of aniseed. Throwaway.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2012
Cask@royaloak, west brom. Pale gold medium creamy head good lacing. Aroma is slight floral. Taste is a little floral and a little bitter. Very smooth on palate. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1225) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2012
On cask at Duke Inn, Sutton Coldfield - light golden colour, white frothy head soon dissipated away to a coating. The aroma is floral, a bit of a feint malt in there, with the first taste soft and fruity - not sure which, but I’m torn between nectarine or mandarin. The body is slick, smooth, with a little bitter after kick. Not Theakston’s best, but it is good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hrothgar950 (141) - Mabelvale, Arkansas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
On cask at brewery visitor center. A sparkling clear yellow with a creamy white head. Aroma with a hint of honey. Hints of lemon and honey flavor with good level of hop bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JorgeLee (1065) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
Cask at the Adam. A pale bitter. I didn’t get so much of the fruitiness they talk of on the label, was more of a house Theakstons dry, slightly chalky, slightly sharp bitter. Ok, good for a session.


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