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

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
A renowned beer from a recipe passed down by the Roberts family who owned the brewery for several generations; a pale-straw-coloured, premium bitter with simple, light malty-sweetness, delicately balanced with light bitterness of floral, earthy character.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
20th October 2014
Ye Olde Bull Ring Tavern, Ludlow. Cask. Clear pale gold beer, decent pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth with fine carbonation. Nice condition. Light malts, softish and with a little creamy sweetness. Light esters are well integrated. Modest citric hops on the back end, Light finish. It’s all very smooth and civilised and pretty drinkable!

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardW (1547) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Cask at Weavers Kidderminster. Dusty gold pale ale, low aroma with light lemon notes on the tongue. Nothing of any great note taste wise, slightly grainy sherbert finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2924) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2014
On cask at the Boathouse in Shrewsbury. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head. Some haze. Nose - apples predominantly but a touch of caramel in there too. Taste - apples and caramel well merged again. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - good though I prefer my bitters to be more biscuity.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Pint at The Royal Hill Inn, Oswestry. A good British bitter with grass, malts, grain and a dry bitterness to see it home.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1474) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
Cask at the Bell, Leominster, Herefordshire on 6th April 2013. Slightly hazy gold with thin white head. Cheesy yeasty aroma. Sweet fruits and malts in-mouth with citric tang. Bittersweet finish with developing sharp bitter note.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (1194) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
On cask at The Fox, Chetwynd Aston. Pours golden amber, white head. A hint of caramel, slightly astringent. An average bitter. Disappointing as other Three Tuns ales have been very good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (4137) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2012
12th May 2012 saw me on a pub crawl of Shrewsbury: First up was the ‘Castle Vaults’ and a hand pulled pint of this. Golden body, bright and clean looking: small white head. Nose of woody, earthy, nuttiness: with a hint of malty molasses. More malts in the taste than the smell: easy blend of flavours, fruitier than the aroma too, with a semi-bitter finish. I like Three Tuns brews in general and this is no exception.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
Cask @GBBF 2011. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity hoppy floral citrus aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus flavor. has a fruity malty floral hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11276) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Cask at the GBBF 2011. Golden with a small white head. Fruity aroma with grassy hops and grainy malts. Sweetish grain dominated flavour

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (11860) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2011, Day 2. Pours clear, yellow-gold with a light film for a head. Wet hay and cereal aroma. Light sweet flavor, tangy grains. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Some wood, hard hops, grain and grass to finish. Not too bad.


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