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Thwaites Crafty Dan (Bottle)

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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A “Fruity Pale Ale” brewed to celebrate the first year of Thwaite’s in-house micro brewery.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4371) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Bottle. Darkish golden beer with a strong white head. The aroma is well hopped with yeastiness, and the flavour is very dryly hopped with some malty undertone. Overall a nice well hopped and strongly flavoured bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4510) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2015
500ml bottle: BBD 31 May 15. Last beer of a long day on 18 Jan 15. poured a clear, clean amber with a full off-white head. Malty and fruity with a little orange in the aroma, the taste carries along the same lines as the nose. The hops seem to hide behind the maltiness somewhat but overall this is a good blend of flavours, semi-sweet maybe, but a pleasant enough brew in all aspects.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3493) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2015
50cl bottle from Crafty Pint. Appearance - copper with a decent fluffy head. Nose - toffee and gentle biscuits. A bit grainy too. Taste - tangy fruit, hard to define which, more toffee and malt. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. It’s very refreshing considering the strength. Overall - it’s not bad, but I wouldn’t go looking for another.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2049) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle b&m. Holden thin head. Smells nice grapefruit mango taste same good sweet malts nice hoppy bitters. Medium body. Very good taste smell.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2689) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Golden amber beer with medium head and a little lacing. Aroma is hoppy with grapefruit. Taste is orchard fruit- slightly stewed, a little grapefruit and malts. Decent beer, if not good in some areas.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaltonDK (5) - Hinnerup, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2014 does not count
A beautiful light amber colored ale. You really smell and taste the citrus fruitiness which is followed by a wonderfull and very balanced bready maltiness! All this finished by a unique and very impressive combination of Pacific Gem, Amarillo, and Fuggles hops! Slightly dry but refreshing discrete finish! Could drink many of these as they go down so well!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (5110) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Fine piwo shared with McTapps. Loads of hops with some citrus fruits and herbs. Crispy taste with some hops and some fruits. Absolutely recommendable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (5122) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Ryde. The beer pours out in a clear golden-amber colour with low unsteady head and medium body. Aroma of fresh hops and herbs. Taste of fresh hops, light barley, straw, herbs, mild spices and mild fruits. Dry-bitter finish. Quaffable and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielyabu (1350) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - AUG 25, 2014
average creamy frothy white head. good lacing. mostly diminishing. clear thin dark reddish-yellow body. aroma: moderate hoppy, herbs, grass, orange, pear, strawberry quik. if: moderate sweet very light acidic light bitter. ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation, chalky finish. Amargor levemente lupulado permeado por dulçor frutado levemente ácido. Não lembra em nada a classificação de ESB/BITTER do ratebeer, encaixando-se no estilo do rótulo: pale ale. Caprichada. Condimentada (me lembrou cominho). Leve aquecimento alcoólico. Bem diferenciada das americanas e brasileiras. 95 s

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (1770) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits some caramel spicy citrus and hops flavor malts fruits caramel spicy citrus and hops


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