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

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unknown

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common

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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Regular.
NOTE: This is the cask version. The bottled version has a separate listing.
Bronze Champion Beer of Britain 2000.
A premium bitter with a rich, creamy malt and full hop palate finish.


jd543's rating

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jd543 (361) - - MAY 11, 2013
Very average beer. Nice creamy texture but thats about it. Flavour had a grapefruit tang, and hoppiness.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (2173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2014
Cask at The Last Drop, York. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Slightly buttery biscuit aromas, similar taste. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (6994) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Cask at the Victoria Inn, Rugby, 12/03/14. Lightly hazed golden with a big old off white head. Nose is toffee, grain, dark fruit, raisen, light spice, biscuit malt. Taste comprises biscuit malt, orchard fruits, nutty twang, straw, light spice, toffee. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying bitter linger in the close. Decent enough bitter.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beth101 (523) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Pours a dark gold colour with a frothy white head. No aroma. Skunky taste, vinegar.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (11786) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2014
Light bronze. Biscuity, crackery character. Complex yeastiness and dry finish, accented by richly toasted caramels. Nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_cross (525) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2013
Cask; light golden, thin white head; good hoppy aroma, flowery; taste is bitter with plenty of grassy hops, a bit of fruit (gooseberry?) and a solid malty based; dry; very pleasant and in top condition at The Red Lion, Wareham.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (9838) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2013
Cask @ Doric Arch, London. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate biter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 061013

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (9835) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Doric. malt, caramel, toasted and hop. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted and hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, meidum sweet, little dusty, little toffee and a little bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 6, 2013
Cask @ Doric Arch, Euston. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, fruits, grass, straw and malt. Dry bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daniele (4888) - ITALY - AUG 20, 2013
leggermente ambrata floreale fruttato con una nota di marmellata discreta nota maltata note agrumade discreta secchezza finsle pouttosto asciutto

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (5962) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2013
Medium offwhite creamy head. Clear golden body. Light floral strawy aroma with floral notes. Dry-sweet floral resiny taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish resiny strawy wooden aftertaste with bitter dandelion finish. Nice, drinkable. (0.284l cask at The Old Swan, York.)


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