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Brewed by Yeovil
Style: Bitter
Yeovil, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
A dark copper speciality bitter with a late hopping floral bouquet, it is rich & hoppy yet sweet & luscious at the same time!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (9446) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2014
Cask at City Arms. Pours clear amber with a small, bubbly off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt with earthy hops and light dates. Flavor is sweet malt, light fruity esters, hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Light body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2013

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 2013, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, straw, toasted - caramel, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, grass. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130124]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7976) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2014 B Cask, Cabot Hotel, Weston Super Mare. Copper with a thin foam. Aromas are toffee and Weetabix with nutty, spicy notes and mellow berries. Dark treacle with autumn fruit and some leafiness. Flavours are malty with earthy, spices and some nuttiness. Lightly fruity with a dry, leafy autumnal finish. Nice. Prev rating Bottle. Copper brown with an off white bubbly foam. Aromas are toffee and yeast with Weetabix and some nuttiness. Background lemon with bready cookie dough. Flavours are sweet toffee and Weetabix with yeast and hints of metal. A bit flat and peppery on the finish. OK. 3.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_cross (593) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
Cask; chestnut brown, thick tight white head; good lacing; sweet malty aroma; rounded fruit and malt flavour; fairly thin; hop balance; pleasant bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3543) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2012
Mild floral aroma, but more complex nutty flavours within its taste, and has a lingering dry aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16410) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2012
Cask @ The Plough & Harrow, JDW, Hammersmith W6. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with bitter hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty bitter caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2058) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 25, 2012
JDW Inverness....copper red..clear...thin white head...aroma of light citrus hops...Taste of sweet golden malts...bit of citrus hops...orange...zesty...very light roasted malts....bitter hop background...quaffable. Palate - soft carb....thinnish body...bittersweet tang on palate...finish as main flavour...bitter tangy..rather lingering
Overall - Above average bitter

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bobinlondon (1256) - Harrow, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2012
Hand pulled at the Man in the Moon (JDW) Stanmore. Copper with a lively white head. Easy drinking bitter with floral notes, subtle English hops and toffee malts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2012
On cask. Pours a golden colour with a thin white head. Lemon cheesecake aroma with alcohol and Weetabix malt. Similar flavours. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14034) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2012
cask at standing order ... amber ... thin white head ... soft toffee fruit nose ... light sweet summer fruits ... light pine hop ... ok but uninteresting ... but im coming round to it... as benji says touch of lemon cheesecake... yeah liking it more 3.5-3.7


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