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Brewed by Three Tuns
Style: Bitter
Bishops Castle, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask; Regular.
A golden bitter with light maltiness, comprising nutty and coffee flavours, leading to a refreshing medium/strong, spicy bitterness with a long-lingering finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, nutty, orange, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120505]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32251) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty, light citrusy. Mild citrusy, light bitter and smooth fruity. Mild toasted malt, crisp fruity and light citrusy into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Deep golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, wooden and slightly nutty. Flavour is fruity, wooden, floral and mildly resiny.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17614) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2011
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2011. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14139) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
On tap at Gbbf 2013. Clear gold lasting white head. Bit of something I can’t identity. Turned out to be a decent peach golden ale d

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10654) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2008
Cask conditioned at Coventry Beer Festival ’08. Gold with white head. Light malty and dry bitter, slightly thinnish with a bready aroma and taste. All a little understated really, not one to blow the socks off but quite sessionable. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2010 1. Cask Handpump at the Prince Of Wales, Foxfield Mix Weekend 10/11/2007 Small white head. Floral and hoppy aroma. Golden coloured slightly pale and hoppy with some roast malt in a crisp and bitter finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Three Tuns Inn, Bishops Castle 10/07/2010 Some hop aroma. Golden coloured floral and hoppy with a hint of bitterness in a malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2010
Cask, Peterborough Fest 10. Golden with a thin foam. Aromas are biscuit and melon with spicy, herbal hops. Cereal malts with hints of woody pine. Flavours are dry biscuit malts with plenty of yeast and grassy hops. Pretty dry on the finish with pithy bitterness. Good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (7698) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2011
On cask, gravity at Shrewsbury Folk Festival weekend of 26,27,28,29th August 2011 Pours amber quite a sweet nose, not that exciting if truth be told, malty with some toffee, light bitterness, just ok really. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov11 2.9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2005
Cask (handpump) at the Three Tuns, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, October 2005. A straw coloured session bitter. Not much aroma. Mellow and easy drinking. Soft malt dominates the palate, with low bitterness. Like the Three Tuns XXX that I tried just before it, there was a degree of sweetness that doesn’t sit too comfortably in this style of beer. A decent pint nonetheless, served in cracking condition.


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