Brewed by Wooden Hand
Style: Bitter
Truro, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 2.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask and bottle.
This mid-coloured beer was first brewed in May 2010 and is well-hopped and distinctive, with citrus and fruit notes in the aroma, continuing into the flavour, resulting in a well-balanced, bittersweet finish.

SilkTork's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5450) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, - OCT 4, 2012
JDW, Rochester. Pale amber. Musty best bitter. Drinkable, but unremarkable. Some grubby hops over a dry, indifferent malt, finishing with a lingering dusty hop bite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
themightylazza (58) - - AUG 24, 2015
Oh dear, this is more like a golden ale in appearance than a bitter. Aroma is nutty malt but rather stale. There is a slight Apple flavour overpowered by a nutty taste, which is none too pleasant. No real finish either, weak and slightly insipid. All the typical freshness and character of Cornish beer is missing here, no good Iím afraid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7854) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle. Same solid sweet shortbread and cashew malt base as The Pirateís lingering well after the swallow. A tang of ozone, metallic and seashore-like on the nose. Deep gold with a slender white cap throwing lace tendrils. Drinks with unsubtle cheap chocolate now I know itís there. Jazzles and enrobed peanuts. Toasted. Too saline and brassy. Long aftertaste. Better once itís gone. Rich Tea and cashew. Sufferable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4587) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle. Bronze and slightly hoppy with some citrus in the background. Nice label but a pretty average beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3330) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Bottle from lidl, wednesbury. Amber beer with medium head. Aroma of light malts and a little fruity. Taste is malts, some caramel, a little fruit, grain and biscuit. Ok beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gegwilson (2379) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from a Cornish Morrisons. Golden with a white head. Not very much going on with this. Very bland. Some bitter citrus notes but little else.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mR_fr0g (6484) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle on new years. Colour is greyish orange with thin white head. Aroma is sweetish nutty caramel and stale malt. Flavour is nutty stake malt and cardboard. Very dull.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
StueyD (1542) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
A mid amber gold coloured beer with a weak white head. A strange hoppy aroma, somewhat appley, and a touch grassy, then a light malty aroma comes through. Dry and thin mouthfeel. The taste starts off ok, with a prickly hop flavour, but this soon transforms into a tart apple taste. There is a suggestion of malt towards the end, but it doesnít aid the tartness, which lingers on into the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ralphdot (1011) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2013
4.1% gold colour with a good head, fruity caramel aroma and taste, it was a bit flat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sarpa (1153) - FINLAND - APR 12, 2013
Cask @ OíConnells. Clear yellow, medium white head. Slight aroma of hay. Watery palate, slightly sweet flavor of grass.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ration (2048) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 12, 2013
120413. Tap at OíConnellís, Tampere. Pours slight hazy golden with a small head. Aroma crystal malts. low palate.

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