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Brewed by Woodfordes
Style: Bitter
Norwich, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also Bottle Conditioned.
Originally the house beer for Limes Hotel in Fakenham.
Ingredients: Maris Otter; Crystal malt; Goldings hops.
A full-bodied pale amber beer with the rich flavour of Dundee cake. Sultana fruitiness is balanced by a hoppy bitterness, to give a full, but light feel. The finish continues to develop into a warm, mellow glow


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2011
A - caramel and fruit A - Golden with lasting cream colored head T - light sweetness with full, but light bitter P - Medium to full and creamy O - A great bitter

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5623) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2011
Cask at a local pub in Kensington, London. Clear copper. Nice fruity aroma with floral hops. Dry with firm bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11421) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2011
Cask. Golden beer, no head. Malty fruity aroma. Grape flavor, hoppy, some bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 27, 2011
Cloudy golden amber. Smells English - caramel and earth. Tastes fruity hop (currant) and fruity yeast. Good balance, creamy body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Cask @ Ice house Weatherspoons in Derry. Dark golden with lots of good lace. Aroma is nothing special. Dull floral hops and fruit. Soft, dry palate. Hoppy flavors highlight the balanced beer. Sweet malts complemented by herbal, floral hops. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8065) - Down South, GERMANY - NOV 1, 2010
bottle as Marks & Spencer Norfolk Bitter, from M&S Bath (08/2010). Deep amber colour, mid-sized head, zesty and slightly sparkling. Malty with nice citrusy accents. Very pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2848) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours dark copper with little head. On the nose there is some caramel malt and citrus hops. Little sweet to start and then a strong bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gary (1445) - ,London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2009
(bottle conditioned) Nice eazy to sink ale . To me it tastes fReSh and cask ale resemblig ,ovbiously cause its alive and not stale like too many UK bottled beerz. There is a cool amber glowing base that welcomes you ...with fluffy white top. I’d have given it a 5 but the head died too soon, which sux! Flavours be a very good balance between lots of chewey , biscuty malts and dried fruit like (almond ) then the hops are floral, spicy and fruity (apricot ,oranges)Dry ,tangy hop bitternes endz. Quality pale ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bullit (4030) - Burgos, SPAIN - AUG 5, 2009
Bottle as M&S Norfolk Bitter. Amber colour, white head. Caramel malts, biscuit and some floral hops. Fairly bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gethinbeer (2202) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2009
Citrus aroma, a little bit of hops in there, Copper colour with a thin white head. A little nutty with very thin hint of hops. Tangy, zest finish.


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