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


on tap

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7253) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2008 Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms JDW, Bristol. Mahogany coloured with a decent beige head. Big fruit, roasted malt and toffee aroma. Flavour was sweet, with plenty of caramel, dried fruit, chocolate and earthy hops, before a long bitter finish. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36878) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
From cask at Standing Order. Pours dark brown to black with a creamy off-white head. Light metallic and roasted malt aroma. Flavour is hardroasted and towards slight acidic with a distinct yet light acidic to metallic note. Smooth malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 20, 2008
Deep brown-ruby tinted beer with a thin off-white head. Aroma is quite sweet and malty with a prominent dried date/date honey character along with some molasses and dried fruitiness on the back end. Dried plums. Warming really intensifies the sweet character and brings out a touch of licorice as well. Quite sweet but it works very well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (8699) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2008
Cask, gravity dispense at Merton Summer Beer Festival July 18th and 19th 2008 (had this on the Saturday morning when all was quite and after icing up , this was quite nice for breakfast at 07:30) Pours mid brown with some woodiness hazlenut and roasted flavours and aromas floating around. The maltiness starts to make its mark and there is a tangy enduring bitterness, its a fine beers but not quite the beer I anticipated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gary07734 (500) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2008 Dark brown/black half pint at local beer festival. Pours with no head and looks a bit like flat cola! Taste is strong hops and yeast, a little sweetness and caramel followed by a pleasant bitter after taste. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 3, 2008
Cask RA. Dark brown colour. A quite tasty beer. Suitable sweetness. Some hoppiness in the end. Also some prunes and roasted toffee in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
albertane (377) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2008
Cask at the Last Drop Inn, York. This dark beer was very enjoyable on a very chilly night. Itís dark brown with lost of roast malt on the nose and in the flavour but with some fruit and chocolate qualities. Quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fukito (976) - Santiago, CHILE - DEC 26, 2007
Cask @ York Brewery, november 07. Clear, deep dark copper color with a medium, light tan head. Deep fruity flavor with some very slight earthy hop notes. Ends with a dried fruits touch. Deep, profound, rasiny fruity aroma. Medium to full palate, caramel feeling but ends quite dry and earthy. Excellent strong english ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2007
Cask handpump at The White Horse, Harborne, Birmingham. Black with a good-sized foam head. Strong coffee scent. Some sweetness. Coffee and liquorice in the mouth. Dry end. Not too rich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (18513) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2007
cask Aberdeen Beer festival 07 ... Deep brown ... musty hop ... roast slight burntness... with a tinge of sourness... just want working ofr me.

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