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Brewed by Triple fff
Style: Bitter
Alton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Special - JDW Spring festival 2010.
A 4% beer with the same name was available in 2006 and again in 2007.
Hops: First Gold and Styrian Goldings.
A chestnut-brown best bitter with an inviting mellow hop aroma, smooth malt and subtle fruit flavours, plus a lasting, bitter finish.


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5189) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2010
JDW Spring Fest - Rochester. Hoppy best bitter with dry ginger cake cake. Nice enough, but a fairly standard English Bitter. Even though decently done, this has been done hundreds of times. You’ve had it before.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
berkshirejohn (4448) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2010
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. A rather unexceptional bitter; amber with a thin cream head; fruity malt aroma; malty flavour with some orange fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14184) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 7, 2010
cask @ JDW standi order ...ambber ... thin off white head ...light fruuit hop ... big juicy grapefruit hop hit ... nice ... light bitter linger....

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3244) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2010
Cask @ Crystal Palace. Golden brown colour. Slightly flat and watery. A bog standard bitter. Only outstanding thing about it was the pump clip artwork which shows a flying V guitar.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7364) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2007
Cask gravity at the Oddington Arms, Oddington, Oxon 02-06-07. Pours standard brown colour, malt on nose taste had the briefest of fruity malts that soon diminished to reveal a very malty brew with a pleasant bitterness. Quite a nice beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13591) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2007
Cask gravity at Reading BF 2007. Deep chestnut with lasting off white head. Very malty, maybe not fully brewed out. Some malty fruit in mouth. Some sultana/raisin, bit juicy, bit dry. Fine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask @ Reading Beer Festival. Creamy malt nose. Nice smokey malt with some bacon fat in the flavour. Quite interesting and enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spiesy (2338) - Sydney, Greater London, AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2006
Cask Conditioned, at the Black Jug, Horsham. Golden amber with a rich full head. Lovely beer, full body, juicy hop bitterness, lovely length on the palate. Had several with Maca to be sure.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2006
Cask conditioned @ Guide Dog, Soton. Dryish toasty malts with some hints of sweetnbess. Sharp hop finish but not especially bitter. Quite drinkable but not my favourite triple fff brew.


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