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White Horse Blowing Stone

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
yiannnos (966) - , CYPRUS - AUG 5, 2013
Copper coloured beer. Malty aroma, along with some caramel. Malty taste, with slight roastiness.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (37269) - 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]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (21607) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20452) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5463) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 1, 2011
Cask at the Number Twenty-2, Darlington. ABV is 4.2%. Copper colour, creamy off-white head. Moderate malty aroma, notes of toffee. Moderate malty and nutty flavour, "dusty" hops in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2011
Cask at the Pembury. Pours a golden amber, with a vertually non existent head. Aromas of light honey and toffee. Taste of toffee, pine and honey, with a bitter hop finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2011
Cask Conditioned handpump Coach & Horses Wellingborough. A bronze coloured beer with a bubbly off-white head. A nice crunchy cereal weetabix like aroma. A good fairly malty tasty beer with a bit of fruit. Nicely balanced and well drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9908) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 1, 2011
Cask (Cambridge Blue, Cambridge)
6+ Rich malty aroma.
3+ Decent brown, small ring head.
7 Lovely full fruity body. Sweet malts.
4 Smooth palate, carbonation low. Finish follows the taste.
14- Good fruity English bitter. Nice one.

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