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

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask, Special;
This new copper-coloured beer has been brewed especially for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival and is a well-balanced bitter, with an inviting aroma of tropical fruit and a complex palate of rich fruit, malt and spice. Hops used: Goldings, Kohatu, Savinjski Goldings


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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wheresthepath (1521) - Buckinghamshire, - NOV 8, 2012
[Gravity cask at Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading] Amber, slight white head. Sweet lots of caramel, a little wisp of citrus, just enough bitterness to balance. OK, but not great.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (875) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Aroma: light bread malts, light caramel. Appearance: clear dark gold, no head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters continue, very light malty notes, not much else. Overall: sun-standard Bitter, too bland on aroma and palate. Pint at Hornimans at Hayís, London Bridge.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask at The Scarborough Arms, Leeds. Pours clear dark amber, thick creamy head. Aromas of toffee, light citrus. Taste is light sweet, more citrus bitterness. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AshtonMcCobb (2314) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 23, 2014
On cask at the Haymarket. Appearance - dark amber to chestnut. Nice fluffy head. Nose - sweet malt with a fresh note that is somewhere between citrus and orchard. Taste - more apples plus sweet malt and just a touch of citrus again. Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long elegant finish. Overall - really enjoyed this. Beer of the day.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DanielBrown (3700) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Cask at Shakespeare (Summer Row), Birmingham. Fairly OK Bitter. Refreshing, crinkled nose jagger. Paled froth imparter. Hast merit.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6134) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Copper coloured with a decent, off-white head. Heavy cereal malts, tangerine fruit sweetness and a moderately bitter finish. Didnít do much for me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3484) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Clear and clean golden ale. Has a very thin head and a complex mix of malts and sweet fruits.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2038) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 17, 2012
Cask @ JDW Muckle Cross, Elgin 171112
Amber, clear, dense white head, some lacing
Aroma of light pale malts
Taste - light fruity malts, touch of pineapple, background of soft bitter hops
Palate - soft carb, light to medium body. Finish as main flavour with a light fruity pale malt linger
Overall - Simple bitter beer. Itís OK

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2012
From cask at The Counting House. Pours clear and golden yellow witha small white head. Aroma is mild peachy to citrusy fruity. Light bitter, citrusyand mild malty. Bitterand light fruity into the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14304) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2012
25th October 2012
Hamilton Hall Spoons. Almost clear gold beer, little white head. Smooth palate, semi dry, Mild minerally carbonation. Smooth malt, semi sweet. Okay balance of mild citrus hops - tangerine and lemon. Finishes dry with a carbonated nip. Not bad!


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