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Thwaites Flying Shuttle (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (3537) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2012
Dark ruby red ale with a nice frothy and creamy head. The aroma is a bit dry but the warm fruits are evident in its flavour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2012
First tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in November 2007. Cask, handpump dispense and in spot on condition. Clear dark garnet red in colour with a thick creamy white head. Strong aroma of vanilla fudge, long in intensity. Thick creamy texture to the mouthfeel and superb lacing. Dark malt gives a moist maltloaf base with sweet vanilla fudge and fruity black grapes. Slight hint of spicy hop resins detected in the brief aftertaste which fade fast. Finish is smooth and malty with vanilla pod and warming winey port flavours coming through. A superb Ruby Ale which reminded me slightly of Bath Festivity. This was a popular guest ale, highly recommended.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2009
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2009 1. Cask Stillage at the Brunswick Beer Festival, Derby 05/10/2007 Chocolate aroma. Dark slightly fruity and sweet chocolate flavour with a crisp and bitter lasting malt finish. 2. Cask Stillage at the New Century Hall, National Winter Ales Festival Manchester 19/01/2008 Rich and slightly spicy aroma. Mid brown coloured and a little rich on the palate with a crisp chocolaty malt finish. 3. Cask Handpump at the Moon Under Water JDW, Manchester 30/11/2009 Floral malt aroma. Small white head. Dark red coloured smooth on the palate and malty with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2008
Cask (gravity) @ The National Winter Ales Festival 2008, Manchester, UK. Clear medium to dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, roasted, caramel, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft - flat. (190108)

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8598) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2007
Cask conditioned - handpump - JDW Northampton. A very dark brown colourd beer with an off white head and some lacing. The aroma is pretty paper thin and actually has papery notes. The taste has milky coffee notes, a bit like camp coffee. It has qualities but everything seems thin and underdeveloped.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2007
Cask conditioned @ Giddy Bridge (JDW), Soton. Sweet maltyness toffeeish toasty flavours. Very slight earthy bitterness. I didnt particularly enjoy this. Not really malty or rich enough to mull over and not drinkable enough to refresh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4395) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2007
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell, Dark ruby tinted body with a tan head; slightly sour fruity aroma; creamy body with strong caramel malt flavours, slightly burnt, also some coffee; dry finish with some hops but more caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2007
A Mes rate: Cask at the Wenlock
Dark semi translucent brown with a thin bubbly off white head. Coffee, liquorice and chocolate aroma. Flavour follows on in the same vein but doesnt quite sit right. Slight metallic notes too. Coffee finish with a lick of hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2007
Cask @ The Wenlock. Deep amber with an off white head. Sweet candy malt nose. Lots of different flavours, cocoa, raisin and liquorice with a nutty malt finish. Not bad as it goes.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2007
Cask, gravity, at Bedford Beer Festival ’07. Very dark brown. Ashy malt aroma. Sweet, gentle chocolate malt flavour. No bitterness. Delicious.


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