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

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   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!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Giochaurand (66) - FINLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask. Pours dark copper with low head. Aroma is caramel. Taste is malts and hops with a nice finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (3166) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Cask at the Guildhall and Linen Exchange. Pours pale amber, nose is sweet toffee, taste is thin, crisp, bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (942) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
pint from the Royal Hop Pole JDW, Tewkesbury. Amber colour with next to no head. Aroma of sweet malt with some hops. Flavour was also slightly sweet with a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (345) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 13, 2014
Draft. Mid amber pour with a finger of tan head. Mid of the road bitter overall. Some fruit in the aroma and flavour with a decently bitter finish. A little thin in the mouth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2253) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Cask@the acorn, lichfield. Dark copper beer with medium head. Aroma of malts. Taste is malty, some plum and caramel. Ok beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (9992) - 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 (35735) - 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 (8258) - 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 (623) - 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 (4346) - 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.


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