Brewed by Tomos Watkin
Style: Bitter
Swansea, Wales
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich red premium cask ale produced using pale ale, crystal and wheat malt. A full fruity/citrus hop flavour of willamette and fuggle with the light aroma of goldings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
l1br4r14n (451) - Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA - DEC 29, 2009
Pours dark amber. Nice and mellow, a little malt, a little citrus fruit, a little sweet. Very smooth and easy to drink, pleasant aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 26, 2009
Bottle from Keg Liquor. Poured clear brown color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate tart bitter prune aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium balanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Drinkable soft brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Pours a mice mellow dark gold ber with a tight off white head. Aroma is malt and some light citrus hops. Really ootj palate easy to drink. Nice session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1854) - Granville, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Dark brown pour with a beige head. Aroma of light malt and some caramel. Low carbonation, easy to drink. Light fruit. a little sweet. Tasty. Leaves a nice aftertaste. A little lacing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
halfonit (1324) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Clear dark brown color. Aroma is of citrus and malts. Taste consists of malts, citrus, and spices. Aftertaste is a sweeter one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2009
[2525-20091011] 500mL bottle. Fruity apple yeast tea cranberry aroma. Hazy, light brown orange body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter cranberry-apple tea flavour has a nice finish. Medium body. Interesting to try.
(c/o mebden, w/ jerc, tuqueboy)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9827) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2009
2009-10-11. Lightly hazy amber body, beige head. Mild aroma, lightly caramel kissed toasty malt. 6+ Flavour is similar, sweet malt base, dry toasty malt accents, caramel notes. Average plus palate is a touch flat. Likely a pleasant cask candidate. Pleasant, simple, decent session brew. Bottle from the UK c/o Mabel’s brother.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2009
Pours a semi hazy amber brown with a very small white head. Medium sweet aroma with pears, light caramel and nutty. Flavor is very nutty (from the Maris Otter I am sure), malty sweet and a very light earthiness. Low carbonation, light bodied. One of the Best Bitters I have had out of a bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHANER4 (491) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2009
bottle - Poured murky brownish yellow color with thick foaming head that quickly faded. Aroma - caramel apples and sweet pears. Flavor - tasted like the aroma... apples, pears and some sweet caramel malt. Palate - Light/medium bodied with average carbonation. Goes down easy and finish is somewhat bitter. Overall - I am actually surprised by this beer. Paid $1 for this beer and liked it. Its nothing that great but easy to drink and very cheap!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (3096) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 3, 2009
From the 1 pt. 0.9 fl. oz. bottle marked L8009-13:33. It pours amber-red and a tad cloudier than I would expect with a short-lasting, thin head. Overall the aroma is sweeter with a floral hop background and something akin to apples or pears. It is a full-bodied texture that has a dose of sweet malts and warm bitterness to it. This is my favorite beer style and this one passes the test.

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