Brewed by Black Sheep
Style: Bitter
Masham, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask: Regular.
A well hopped, light golden session bitter with a distinctive, dry, refreshing taste enjoyed through a rich creamy head. Brewed in traditional cast iron and copper vessels using the finest ingredients.

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CH-303 (2362) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - AUG 8, 2008
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Appearance: Orangy golden. Little head. Aroma: Quite hoppy, some malt and fruit. Very standard. Taste: Hops and malt, not overly bitter. Good but standard. Info: 1/3 pint, 8/8-2008, 183/300

greenmanalishi (553) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2008
Drinkable but bland. Have never understood beers like this...why be so unmemorable?

scotty (1223) - SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2008
Cask Salmon Galashiels. Certainly hoppy, but the overall experience is marred by an overwhelming harsh citrus acidity.

wheresthepath (2395) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2008
UPDATED: APR 21, 2009 [on draught at the Old Road Tavern, Chippenham, Wiltshire] Tastes more like a golden ale at first but with a rough-and-ready earthy follow through. Drinkable but nothing special. Re-rate 21/4/2009 at the Peaks Inn, Castleton: Amber, mineral taste with some sulphur, leads into a very bitter, earthy finish. Not to my taste. c6

dj (626) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2008
Cask handpump. A golden colour with a floral, yeasty aroma. A nice floral hop taste with hints of citrus and yeast. A nice easy to drink bitter.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2009 Cask conditioned - handpump - Fellows, Morton & Clayton - Nottingham. A light amber coloured beer with a whitish thick head and lacing. The aroma is lightly hoppy whereas the taste is clean and balanced and typically Yorkshire in style. I can see the appeal of this sessionable beer which I haven’t done in the past.Score 3.0
Subsequent rating scored 2.8. Average becomes 2.9

jobyone (234) - Charlotte, USA - JAN 10, 2008
Pours amber with creamy head. Not much in the aroma. The flavor has some reasonable bitterness.

mabel (9787) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2010 [689-20070925] Cask @ Royal Oak (Oxford, OX). Sweet and hoppy aroma. Slightly hazy, orange brown body with a quick foamy white head. Sweet grainy malt flavour has a bitter finish. Medium body has good balance of bitter and sweet. Quite nice, repeatable. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4

[3234B-20100801] Cask. Beery grains aroma, not a lot but a little butter and hint of smoke. Clear, amber body with a quick foamy white head. Fresh unbaked bread dough yeast flavour has a hint of dusty smoke. Medium body. Interesting, good to sample. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ The Eagle, London, England)

Rastacouere (6177) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 23, 2007
Clearish golden ale covered by a lasting white cover. Sandy, floral and quite bitter beer with a rather generic maltiness. No real toastiness shows hop, it hesitates on a strawy character that lacks confidence. Nevertheless, it packs a fair bitterness and finishes with punch and length.

downender (8882) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Plume of Feathers, Bristol. Amber coloured with a minimal head. Aroma had some fruitiness and floral hops. Flavour had some biscuity malt and a dry slightly hoppy finish. Ok.

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