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Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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This classic style bitter is full and creamy on the tongue with no 'bite' as the name might suggest. Golden in color and mild in character, it's a 'session' beer that satisfies. Served hand pumped from the beer engine.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3093) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Pint draft at Taco Mac Metropolis in Atlanta, Georgia. The pour is a hazed copper orange with a 1/2 inch light tan head. The aroma is sweet toffee caramel with a bit of grass in the back. The taste is toasted crystal malt, grass and the sweetness of the toffee comes out in the finish. Floral dries out the after taste. The palate is light bodied, towards thin with soft carbonation and a grainy finish. Easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2253) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Lightly hazy golden body, dense, medium sized creamy white head, soapy lacing. Toffee, light floral and citric hop notes, and some biscuit. Medium bodied, creamy carbonation (on hand pump), mild bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Cask at Max’s. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and grain malt, earthy and herbal hops. Flavor is malt and hop balanced, and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
radio_nowhere (697) - Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Final beer of the evening at Victory brewpub. Ordered on-cask and served in a English pint glass, hazy orangy dark-golden color with white head. Aroma of pale malt, some citrus hops and a light herbal note. Taste brought out notes of more fruity citrus hops, some caramel, toasted bread, grass and some earthiness. Light body, low carbonation, doughy, sticky with slightest herbal sweet finish. Good bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
emacgee (3871) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Pours a soft and somewhat hazy orange gold with one finger of off white head. Nose is weird, herbal and clashing hops. Diacetyl and biscuity grain. Showing diacetyl in the flavor as well. Awful flavor. Extremely bitter and astringent. Grating finish. Bleh

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 3, 2013
On nitro at Lizardville, Rocky River. Good lace and creamy. Bitterness is OK, I would like more of it. For when you want a less bitter beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbrana (351) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Tastes like dull malt and bland bitter hops. Not very good - very flat and lacking depth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jesterdeal (1640) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2013
On cask. Aroma of dusty altbier, skunky lager, and slight rye. Pours ugly red brown with a weird root beer head. Fades to nothing and looks like fake iced tea. Taste is meh with rye and lager notes. pretty sub par and forgettable.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
PHChikka (12) - - JUL 2, 2013
Draft @ Victory brewpub. Unassuming at first, no real aroma to speak of. Spot-on balance between malt and hop and just a touch of carbonation. There?s actually a little citrus/cannabis from the hops, but the best thing here is the texture - it should be noted I?m saying this after a week and a half in England.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pilgrimoutlaw (702) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On handpump at brew pub. Pours dark gold with soapy off-white head. Cinnamon, earth, caramel, tea. Light sweetness. Creamy, watery body.


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