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White Horse Blowing Stone

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Brewed by White Horse
Style: Bitter
Faringdon, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - January to March.
This famous Stone stands below the White Horse in the village of Kingston Lisle. It is said that he who can blow the stone shall be king, so we have made a beer fit for a king. Using only the finest English pale & amber malt to produce a traditional brown beer, which we hop with a combination of English brambling cross and challenger. Enjoy


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (449) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2016
Cask. Aroma more malt than hop which is uncommon in a pale these days. Pours amber with thin lace top. Taste is similarly largely of pale malts with the hops barely registering except as a bitter languor. This also means that it builds sedimentary like as a clammy film on the palate so whatever the antonyms of crisp and smooth are, insert here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vladivostok (427) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Pale golden beer - not sure it qualifies as a bitter by today’s standards. Odd sweet aroma rather reminiscent of cream soda. By contrast the flavour is actually quite dry with a heavy dose of bittering hops. Not bad.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
liquidbread86 (129) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Super cloudy at first pull. Golden once it settles. Bitter with a clean finish. Slight alcohol taste, but not overpowering.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5884) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
Cask at the Greyhound (JDW), Maidenhead. Pale amber with a creamy head; orange zest aroma; lots of orangey citrus flavour with a jammy body; and a clean bitter finish. A nicely chewy bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
yiannnos (1252) - , CYPRUS - AUG 5, 2013
Copper coloured beer. Malty aroma, along with some caramel. Malty taste, with slight roastiness.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Cask @ the old horse Leicester. Bronze coloured beer. Cereal and honey aroma. Roasted cereal taste with hoppy bitterness at the end. It’s ok enough. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43243) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2012

Cask (handpump) @ Turf Tavern, 4 Bath Place, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England OX1 3SU.

Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty, light roasted, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, licorice notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111023]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (24855) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2012
Cask@The Pembury Tavern, London. Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some mild toasted notes as well as mild nuttyness. Flavour is similar with also some bitter grassy and floral notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (22988) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
Cask at Pembury Tavern, Hackney, London. Bronze colour. Distincy spicy hop aroma. Mid sweet with fairly light body and well rounded mouthfeel. Some dusty caramel, long spicy, sweaty bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2011
A - roasted, almost burnt nuts A - mid gold with thin head T - burnt bitter P - mid and soft O - too roasted


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