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Tring Brock Bitter

Tring Brock Bitter
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Brewed by Tring
Style: Bitter
Tring, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask; Regular.
A light brown quaffing ale with a hint of sweetness and caramel on the palate. Challenger hops impart a gentle bitterness, which is matched by a late hop aroma from Styrian Goldings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (11499) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2015
Draught (Devonshire Arms, Cambridge)
Lovely sweet bready, slightly nutty aroma. Beautiful soft palate. More breadiness in the taste. Lovely twiggy bitterness. Classic bitter, makes me want to drink more. Great at 3.7%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paddywagon (2) - - AUG 14, 2014 does not count
On tap at Spotted Dog in Flamstead, from cask. Dark amber colour, thin, off white head. Smooth, yes fruity taste, very very drinkable. Fantastic beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (5800) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 4, 2014
Smooth and malty-sweetish beginning. Highly drinkable. Nutty malt aroma, hints of fruit. Nicely smooth. The aftertaste is malty, fresh, hazelnuts with fruity hints. Not much bitterness. Great!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mR_fr0g (6036) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Cask at the farmers boy St Albans. Pale copper colour with thin white head. Aroma is caramel biscuit malt, slight stale and a hint of apple. Flavour is grainy tanin, some caramel. Thin watery palate and some chalk. Not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1549) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2014 Cask @ Lamb, Stoke Goldington. Pours a light brown. Not a lot of head. Malty, vinous smell. Dough, slight astringency, hint of something herby. Soft fruit and toffee. Taste is sweet with a tempering savoury/spicy flavour that lifts it a bit above the ’twiggy/ordinary brown bitter’. Bitterness in the palette. Pretty good, especially for the low ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2201) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2013
House beer at the Rising Sun pub in Berkhamsted brewed by Tring Brewery. Colour is dark brown with some good clarity. Nose is caramel, nutty, little bit of chocolate malt, slightly toasty malt, ale fruity English hop character. Taste as above. Decent beer.
Earlier Rating: 11/26/2011 Total Score: 2.7
Cask in The Kings Arms, Berkhamsted. Colour is light brown bitter. Fruity, Malty light bitter, touch of suphur, possibly on the turn. Caramel and light bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2012
Light citrus and melon aroma, leaving a light sweet and bitter flavour. Mid body, with a mid golden colour. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (5072) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2012
3rd Half at a beerfest in The George Inn, Eccleshall (April 2012). Hand pulled. Amber body with an off-white crown on top. Malts in the nose and taste, good flavours for the alcohol level: this is a fine session beer and I could quiet happily stayed on it all night, but there were other goodies to try!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (8540) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2012
Cask, handpump at The White Horse, Banbury, Oxon 05.03.12 Pours brown, good clarity with a slim white head. This is a textbook BBB, lightly fruity, lightly bitter, some caramel sweetness and with barely a whiff of excitement about it. Despite my rather boring comments on this beer, it was served in good nick, looked great and there was nothing wrong with it all all other than the fact it was a BBB. A6 A5 T5 P3 Ov11 3.0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (1910) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2011
On cask at White Star, Stoke. Pours golden brown with a white head. Quite a caramel hint to this best bitter. Not bad.

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