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Brewed by Wayland’s Sixpenny
Style: Bitter
Sixpenny Handley, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional.
Our original flagship ale which launched the brewery back in 2007 under the name Addled Ale. Introduced by a pleasant estery aroma, where hops slightly dominate this continues into the lingering rounded and hoppy aftertaste of this pale copper best bitter.


Rob_D_UK's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, - AUG 15, 2014
Pours a golden amber with a white head. A fairly strong bitter taste with a bit of malt sweetness.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015, day 5 - London. Pours Bright, deep gold with a thick frothy head. Lightly toasted grains in the nose, some leaves and hay. Light sweet flavor with grainy bread, dried fruits, leafy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation; decent condition. Finishes with some husky grains, bread, orange rind, damp hay. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (5782) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at gbbf day 5. Clear golden orange coloured pour with a loose frothy white head. Aroma is toffee. Woody, caramel, grassy, faint diacetyl, sweet on the nose. Flavour is composed of grainy caramel sweet malts, candied malt. Faint orange. Palate is medium sweet, decent cask condition. Passable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with an off white head. Aroma is fruity, peachy and slight grapefruity. Crisp hoppy, fruity, light peachy and grapefruity. Bitte and crisp hoppy finish.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (18660) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
4th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Clear gold beer. Watery and insipid malt and hops. Below par even by English Bitter standards.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7497) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2011
On cask (handpump) at Great British Beer Festival, day 3 on 6 August 2009. Amber colour. Fairly straightforward strong bitter. Sweet, fruity malts. Could use more hops / bitterness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a dark golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty and slightly hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty fruity hoppy flavor. Has a sweetish malty hoppy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, apple notes, light hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20090804]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9165) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2009
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earls Court 04/08/2009 Hop aroma. Golden coloured and fruity with a little bitterness in a crisp and wheaty malt finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11804) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2009
Golden with a small white head. Aroma of grass, biscuit and pear. Dryish malty flavour with fruit and bitternes that reminded me of a fruit tea.


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