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York Centurionís Ghost Ale (Cask)

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Brewed by York
Style: Mild Ale
York, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
NOTE: This is the cask version. The bottled version has its own listing.
Centurionís Ghost is dark ruby in colour, full tasting with a mellow roast flavour balanced by light bitterness and autumn fruit flavours that linger into the aftertaste.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (1156) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Cask in Turnerís Mill, Redcar. Pours ruby with a tight off-white head. Good rich fruity flavour with chocolate notes. Some coffee in the bitter finish. A good traditional beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3339) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Cask at Three Legged Mare, York. Pours red-brown, thin off-white head. Aromas of chocolate and light roast. Taste has more, and light sweetness. Enjoyed this.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1353) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Cask the tap room batley. Dark ruby beer good beige head and lacing. Aroma is roasted malts fruits. Taste is similar nice bitter finish. Medium body soft carbonated. Decent stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12551) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Dark amber, aroma is nutty and caramelly, mellow sweet malts. Decent stiff but the alcohol comes in late.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tide (1785) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Cask at Angleterre. Dark brown color, white head. Bittersweet taste wit roasted malts, nuts, citrus, vegetables, spices and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, vegetables and roasted malts. Pretty unpleasant experience.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (4584) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2013
(Cask at Angleterre, 20131229) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was small, long lasting, dense and almost white. Aroma had malts, molasses and English hops. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, sweet English hops, earth and bitterness. Aftertaste was malty, grassy and bitter. A nice malty English style brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
flying_pig (941) - SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Pint on Cask from Three Legged Mare, York, England (£2.50):
Dark chocolate and some sugar hits you upfront, with some mild hops and a few earthy malts as well. There is a few fruits lingering as well as a creamy, roasted malt aroma.
Dark ruby to black with a quarter centimetre tall head that is a creamy white and holds quite well, leaving lots of lacing on the glass too.
Dark malts and some stronger cocoa make an appearance along with a sweet, almost creamy taste of chocolate and some coffee. There is the roasted malts from the nose as well, plus a nutty flavour and some barely and fruits towards the end.
Soft carbonation on top of a medium to full body and mild bitterness with a generally smooth feel on the mouth and some faint sweetness.

Dark and quite sweet with a great body and quite a rich, flavoursome taste that is very easy to drink and quite enjoyable. One of the better cask beers Iíve had and another I wouldnít might trying a bottle of in future.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (2861) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Cask by gravity at Paisley Beer Festival - clear dark brown with a reddish tint, non-existent head, sour malty aroma, coffee, dark chocolate, sour malty aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2208) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
Cask at Last Drop Inn, York. Dark ruby body with brown head. Sweet, malty, a bit of a roasted finish. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11056) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Cask at the Yorkshire Terrier. Pours darkly ruddy orange with a tan head. Aroma of dark fruit, slight roast malt. Full bodied or nearly. Flavor is lighter dark fruit with maybe a hint of chocolate. Or not. Finishes slightly on the sweet side with enough hop to keep it tasty. Nice.


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