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Timothy Taylor Boltmaker (Cask) (was Best Bitter)

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Brewed by Timothy Taylor
Style: Bitter
Keighley, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
A well-balanced, genuine Yorkshire, Bitter with a full measure of maltiness and hoppy aroma. 2014 CAMRA Supreme champion Beer of Great Britain.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (3759) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2015
On cask at the Haymarket. Appearance - golden with a proportionate head. Nose - lemon and orange. Light malt. Taste - more of the same. Palate - light bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - was expecting a Bitter. This is more in the golden ale or session ipa styles and nothing wrong with that.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1400) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Cask at the Windsor Castle W8 with Stuart. Amber golden colour, white foam. Very good malt flavours here, toffee. Doesn’t seem as hoppy as landlord, bitter enough but more malt-accented. Immensely drinkable, you probably shouldn’t be allowed to rate this unless you’ve had at least five in a row.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hippoman (73) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2015
Cask at Market Tavern, Durham, £3.72/pint Pours golden amber with creamy off-white head. Smooth drinking with caramel malts offsetting pleasant bitterness. A good pint from a good brewery.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (6166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Cask at arrochar ale festival. Pours clear amber, nose is light toffee, floral, taste is similar, crisp.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alexi91 (140) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: Bishops. Mild fruitiness with dull bitter overtones.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Pith (159) - New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Pours gold with small white head. Aroma of vanilla. Taste-vanilla, sweet nut, deep wood, sweet almost cinnamon-chocolate. Light. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
theprof (28) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2015
This is more a session ale than a special. Its charm is more evident on the second round than on the first. It will appeal to those who like their malt caramel notes unobtrusive. It may disappoint those who expect a hippy punch due to its golden colour. My only lament was the price.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (38496) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Timothy Taylor Boltmaker ].
Clear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light nutty, light fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, nutty, keller, caramel malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130814]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (2602) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 28, 2014
Cask @Great British Beer Festival 2014, London Olympia. 16-08-2014.
Pours light copper with some off white head. Buttery, bready, malty, liquorice aromas. Taste follows the nose, viscous texture, smooth. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
47574xeCD (606) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Cask in hogshead wolves, badged Boltmaker. Deep golden beer with a creamy white head, biscuits malt and smooth. lovely.


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