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

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Also sold as Sainsbury’s Yorkshire Bitter
Ingredients: Maris Otter malt, Demerara sugar and a blend of Golding hops.
Originally brewed in 1999 to celebrate Black Sheep’s unique Yorkshire Square fermentation process.

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3.3
VintageViking (42) - - APR 5, 2013
Bottle. Pours pale amber, with a medium head. A lightish body; bitter, hoppy and quite dry.

3.3
SarkyNorthener (4628) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2013
Bottle. Copper colour small head. Caramel aroma. Taste is caramel and dry hops. This is a dry sweet beer. Quite nice. A little too watery and carbonated on the palate though.

3.4
dogbomb (1218) - ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle. Gold with a nice white top. Strong caramel nose. Citrus and more toffee in the taste. Nicely rounded erring on the slight sweet malty side. Really pleasant drinkers drink.

3.5
foolberry (56) - New Malden, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2013
I really like this. Aroma is all caramel. Taste is deliciously balanced: bitter and yeast, more caramel. Rounded. Very very like the standard Black Sheep, but I think nicer. Will buy again. Nice surprise.

2.9
danlo (3068) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2012
500ml bottle. Clear golden amber colour, white head and bready malt aroma. Initial fizzy sourish dry , slight hoppy bitterness, layered against a malty sweetish taste. OK bitter.

2.8
ManVsBeer (10485) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2013 To read the method that this is produced under is interesting enough, as for a beer itself it is golden with a strong bitter character in both nose and taste and relatively smooth in its finish.

3.4
stevoj (5069) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 13, 2012
This is the Sainsbury’s bottled version. Nice sharp, tangy bittereness in the flavor and lingering on the palate. Very tasty...

3.2
kaziopiwosz (393) - Warszawa / Wałbrzych, POLAND - OCT 1, 2012
Very bitter in taste and palate. Some citrus nute. White and thick foam, stays over 3 minutes. Dark-golden colour.

2.9
swooper (1247) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2012
bottle, full malty aroma with hinds of cherry fruits , deep golden, clear, white foam, medium bitterness, medium sweetness, long finish, soft carbonation, slick feel, average ale, not bad but nothing outstanding

3
jamesie1857 (2152) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2012
500ml bottle - looks good, exactly the same as the picture. Deep amber body with a decent sized head. Aroma is pretty average, nothing that strikes you, but not offensive. Mild hoppy taste, nothing afterwards. Very mediocre, but I’d not refuse it in the future.


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