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Yates Undercliff Experience

Brewed by Yates (Isle of Wight)
Style: Bitter
Sandown, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Yates' flagship bitter taking its name from the address. It is primarily seasoned with Golding hops, but a charge of Fuggles is added late in the boil. This is differs from most brewers who use this classic combination, the Goldings are usually added last for the aroma.
Ingredients: Optic plae malt, crystal malt, chocolate malt, torrefied wheat. Goldings and Fuggles hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fin (7257) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Cask, handpump at FFTMC Sunday 1st December 2013 Amber in colour white rim of bubbles. Fruity almost a little perfume thing going on here. Its ok. A6 A4 T5 P3 Ov10 2.8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grumbo (525) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Cask handpump at the King Lud, Ryde, IOW before getting Cat back to mainland. Light bronze colour, minimal head. Decent caramel malt aroma. Very flat carbonation - too flat, which spoilt enjoyment of this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2013
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Amber with white head. Light beer with a caramel note, some bitterness comes through from a slight earthy hop note. Some sweetness in the close. Just a little dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Cask @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, chalk, nutty - eathy, light toasted - roasted. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100803]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 23, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Pale copper colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood, some nectar and sap. Also mild honeyish notes. Flavour s quite much the same in a nice balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 3, 2010
cask at gbbf ... copper ... thin white head ... soft toffee nose ... dry low bittter toffee malts ... light hop linger

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wheresthepath (1523) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2009
[Cask at Seaview Hotel, Seaview, Isle of Wight] Amber, slight white head. Citrus at first, with wheat chaff hints. Quite sweet. Minerals come through in a lasting finish. Maybe a little watery, but generally OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
johndoughty (3859) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2009
Bottle.claiming to be their flagship beer this was very disappointing. Muddy appearance and a lifeless body.Some bitterness but generally very bland. One to avoid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7099) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2009
Cask, Charters, Peterborough. Headless dead Ribena half wafting faintly with nuts, choc and cask hints. Sesame-led bitter with woody tones, hazelnut, chocolate and caramel. Distant smoke leaning into watery mild territory. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6013) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2008
Cask at the Market Porter. Full malty body, cereals. Could have done with more hoppy bitterness to balance it. Drier finish, but not very impressive.

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