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Brewed by Wold Top
Style: Bitter
Driffield, England
Serve in English pint

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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.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2008
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a fully gone head. Mild acidic and fruity aroma. Hard roasted malty base flavour with a mild bitterness coming through. Smooth and roasted acidic finish. Nice flavour vague aroma.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2008
Clear golden with medium off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with toasted malt and caramel notes. Flavour is sweet with ripe fruits and mild hoppy notes. Ends bitter.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 18, 2008
MIni keg. Hazy amber colour with low head. Toasty aroma with sewer notes. Powdery mouthfeel with chocolate and bit sour. Very weird beer and unbalanced because of the dominance of the sourness and the sewer notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorisPPattyn (7907) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 25, 2008
Draught / minikeg B.C.H. on top of pale amber beer. UK hops to the fore, distinctive, citrus, meaty esters. Biscuity taste, different from oxidative biscuite, dry oatmeal cakes, or Scottish wholemeal cookies. Light bodied, aromatically fading out. Very good if light bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - DEC 31, 2007
Bottle, Christmas present, Thanks Mum! Clear copper with a huge off-white head. Nose is hoppy with some orange peel but some muck and potato with some cool warm malty chocolate. Mouth is metallic and citrus hop, with some meaty maltiness, some fruit. Some malt finish, with some lively fruit that subsidises and gives way to some gravy tones, meaning this is full bodied in palate, but a bit gulpable. Interesting one, I have to admit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10210) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2007
Cask conditioned at The Three Guineas, Reading, Berks. Clouded amber with white head. Fullish, malty bitter with a light hoppy finish, quite quenching and bitter with a good dryness. Some tangy lemon. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6128) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2007
Hazy white head atop the hazy dark golden hue. Fresh cerealic and almost wheaty nose. Very drinkable in mouth, its huge breadiness just asks to be consumed and quickly before its fresh aspects diminish. Malty all throughout and never really taking a bitter path, yet unveiling juicy lemon aromas. Pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonMoore (1858) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2006
Bottle. Amber colour with a cream head. Sweet malts and earthy hops in the aroma. Flavours are toasted malts, berry fruits and some nuttiness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, quite hoppy, spicey and dry. Enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19365) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 6, 2006
UPDATED: APR 20, 2006 Bottled. Amber colour, firm head. Neutral aroma. Dryish with medium to light body and clean mouthfeel. Lightly toasty with some soapiness and notes of grass and toffee. Fairly low bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2006
Cask Stillage from the jug at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 17/07/2003 Amber golden coloured and slightly dry on the palate. Some wheat aroma and bitterness. Malt finish.


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