Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular.
A distinctive dry taste and a ruby red colour form the basis of this bitter. Challenger hops provide a fruity finish and the malt combination give a underlying toffee flavour.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
bun3W (9) - - NOV 5, 2012
A lovely winter beer full of flavour that changes as you go down the glass and leaves you wanting another.

Scopey (15474) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2016
Cask at Doric Arch. It pours clear deep copper - brown with a small white head. The aroma is mellow, sweet, toffee, wood, twig, earth and leather. The taste is dry, bitter, twiggy, wood, chewy malt, leather, toffee and spice with a drying finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Run of the mill twiggy bitter.

Travlr (25821) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2015
Gravity cask T Cowes Ale House. Clear deep amber color. Aroms of plain caramel. Tastd is subtle pepper, light citrus.

yespr (47060) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, grassy and slight herbal. Bitter, dry and toasted malty. Bitter and herbal dry finish.

anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2014
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty weak spicy hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

ManVsBeer (10927) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Glowing copper with a small head. Has some malt with some very light fruit and a touch of grain in its taste.

davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - JAN 15, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2014 Cask at the Albion, Loughborough. Dark amber pour, thin head. Light malt aroma and a heavy malt taste with a hops balance. A very nice beer

RichTheVillan (8122) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall, Clear dark copper pour with frothy off white head, roasted malt aroma, roasted malt taste with a hint of fruitiness and a slighlty bitter finish.

Theydon_Bois (20460) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2013
Gravity dispense at the Happy Man, Englefield Green, Midlands BF, 15/03/13. Hazed reddish amber with a medium sized off white head that soon dissipates to a swirl. Nose is dark malt, toffee, biscuit. Taste comprises carmel, malt, light spice, biscuit. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, some bitterness in the dry finish. Ok stuff - touch above average.

niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2012
On cask at the congress, longton. Pours red brown with an over lively off white head. Quite fruity with a red ale tartness. Probably slightly too astringent. Good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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