Brewed by Truman’s
Style: Bitter
Hackney Wick, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular (but production was suspended for a while in Summer 2011 to make way for Summer Runner).
a modern 4% bitter made with classic British ingredients. It has a deep copper-red colour, a spicy, fruity aroma with a powerful hint of chocolate, a fruity and bitter palate, and a complex finish that offers peppery hops, rich chocolate and fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13215) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2014
Cask handpull at Cygnet Hackney Wick. Clear dark brown colour lasting off white head. Malty best bitter. Ok mix of malt and hop. Tasty best bitter. Boring brown bitter at it’s best. Peppery hedgerow hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwik-lime (1241) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask at The Ram in Kingston. Slightly oily texture, fairly rich malt with a hint of chocolate. Quite robust for the low ABV. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 3, 2014
Cask sampled at Festival der Bierkulturen, Koln. Pours clear amber brown with a bubbly off white head. Aroma of caramel, malt and light fruits. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with fairly flat carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1485) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2014
Cask pour@FdB Köln, SO 2014. Typical flat pour, cameo foam. Very round and near-meaty, with woody, caramel and roast edges. Very quenching else, down in two gulps. Would revisit bottled.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1457) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Pours a brilliant yellow orange with light tan head. The smell is earthy malt, roast, licorice. The taste is fruit, roast dry finish. The body is light with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (3572) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Classic bitter with some hops and chocolate in the back. Balanced bitterness, easy drinkability and some grains. Good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
Kastanienfarbenes Bier mit geringer beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, nussig, hopfig. Geschmack röstmalzig, nussig, bitter, Karamell.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (3574) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2014
On tap in Cologne (Festival der Bierkulturen). Pours out in a light hazy ruby colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops, pepper and herbs. Taste of hops, nuts, mild chocolate, light torf, pepper and thyme. Easy drinkable. nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (2341) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2014
on cask. Very mild but very smooth. malty body, smooth. easy to drink with malty deepness. The aftertaste is smooth, malty, nice bitter-typical. Dry and malty. Very great bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (5182) - ITALY - MAY 3, 2014
almost brown malty note hint of cocoa light body low bitterness Quasi scura molto tostata

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