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

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Generally only available bottled (not bottle conditioned). Has been seen occasionally in cask.
Brewed within the City walls of York, and developed in conjunction with Castle Howard, the setting for the evergreen television series "Brideshead revisited", this premimum bitter has a smooth and creamy malt flavour against a background of fruitiness leaving a lingering, pleasent after taste. It is guaranteed to the very highest standards.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2008
Amber coloured beer with some light carbonation and an average off-white head. Malty light herby aroma with some dough touches. Full palate. Finish is full malty, bitter with a longer bitter finish, Special, not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2008
very ligh clear yellow. nose is sweet. flavour is cereally and sweet. a good drinkable beer but forgettable

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2008
Bottle 50cl @ chris_o’s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2008.
Clear light to medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, grain. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (020808)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20295) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2008
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is nectar, wood and fruity hops. Flavour is raisins, nectar, wood, herbal notes and also some bready sweetish malts. Mainly wooden and herbal notes in the finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (13570) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2008
Bottle at Chris_o Pre GBBF Shindig 08. Gold/copper, thin lasting beige head. OK bitter, bit malty, bit too sweet and frankly not really very well integrated, which surprised me as York is normally a very good brewer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2008
Clear deep golden with medium white head. Sweet and fruity aroma with discrete hoppy an citric notes. Flavor likewise with a mild bitter end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bman1986 (173) - Broadstairs, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2008
Bottle from York brewery: Fruity with a hint of caramel, a little bit like a lager, maybe too much carbonation. Overall enjoyable but not exciting in any way.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2008
Bottle at home ... crisp clear amber ... sweet caramel malt nose ... little fruity ... bit over fizzy ... little toffee malts

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6200) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2007
Bottle. Deep gold colour with next to no head. Malty aroma with a touch of dry hops. Flavour had a touch of caramel with an earthy, dry finish. Enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1837) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2007
Bottle. Poured a good bright gold colour with a thick white head. Very fruity in the nose and orangey fruitiness, in the taste. A good session beer.


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