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Brewed by Wold Top
Style: Bitter
Driffield, England
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Maris Otter with a small amount of Chocolate malt for colour. Progress hops are used for aroma to complement the bittering qualities of Northdown.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larsniclas (5607) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2008
Cask at EBF08. Deep golden. Light citric aroma. Some cocoa and chocolate in the flavour. Dry bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20322) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2008
Cask@EBF2008. Deep ambery golden colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is hops, fruits, wood and some mild earthyness. Flavour is hops, fruits, some papery dryness and mild earthyness too. Quite ordinary bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2008
Cask, 4.2% at EBF08. Weak fruity aroma. Clear dark amber colour. The flavour has a little fruit too. Boring.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2008
Cask at EBF. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. DArk yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy strange oysterlike aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Chocolate notes. Moderate bitter finsih. Oily palate. Too strange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9346) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 19, 2008
Cask (EBF2008)
Dusty hop aroma. Taste is a decent sweet malt, and loads of bitter hops which build up over time. Of course, they leave a very decent bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6206) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2008
Medium coarse offwhite head. Amber body. Light, delicate fruity tea aroma with wooden malty notes. Dry-sweet wooden smoky taste with fruity tea taste. Some vinegar in the background. Dry acidic rye bread aftertaste. Quite good. (0.1l taster from cask at EBF ’08.)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10204) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2008
Cask @ EBF 2008. Orange brown color. Flowery aroma with a hint of caramel. Just a bit thin, but quite well hopped. Flowery and grassy. Some earthiness and caramel in the finish. Well balanced. I enjoyed this one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FrankJohansen (3602) - Sabro, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2008
Cask at EBF 2008. Amber colour with a small head. Aroma and taste of malts and citrus with a semi bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7839) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - SEP 17, 2008
Cask at EBF 2008, on Saturday September 13
Clear copper color, small white head. Sweet, malty taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet malty scent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ekstedt (5435) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2008
Cask at EBF 2008. Clear amber, no head. Fruity and bisquity arma with mild herbal hops. Thin and flat. Moderate bitterness.


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