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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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3.5
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2008
Fluffy off white head with a golden brown body. Nose hints of sweet biscuits. Flavour is honey cereal with a full bitter finish. Lovely.

3.2
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 29, 2008
Bottled version, light amber coloured beer with some light carbonation and a short white head. Sweet malty and herby aroma with some (ripe) fruity touches. Full palate. Finish is full bitter malty with a longer dry ending. Not bad.

3
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2008
Bottled from morrisons. Aroma is minimal, balanced but just like a typically pasturised british bitter. Taste is similar, caramel maltsish flavours herbal grassy hop, quite earthy.

3.2
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2008 <i>A Mes rate: bottle from Sainsburys.</i>
It’s 9:09 am and I’m downing this in an attempt to calm my neves before I get on the plane to Barcelona. It has to be said this is a good looking beer. It’s an awesome orange amber colour with a very stable medium sized white head. Aroma is burnt caramel malt with some earth and sugar. Decent start actually and better than I was expecting. The flavour is more of the same and again pretty decent but where the hell are the hops? Ok they are just about there in the finish providing a little bite and a faint bitterness. Palate is overly stinging and does not help me do what I want to right now which is to down it. Actually it’s not bad you know. Well it’s better than I expected. Rich malty notes give some decent bread and cake flavours. Overall a decent drop just too gassy.

2.8
CH-303 (2240) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 2, 2008
Appearance: Dark orangy brown. Little bit of white head, longlasting. Aroma: Bit of yeast. Fruit, some hops and malt. Taste: Crisp. Nice malt and hops. Nice, bitter aftertaste. Info: 500ml bottle, 2/9-2008, 198/500

3
HogcliffeLenny (162) - Christchurch, Dorset, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2008
Bottle 500ml. from Waitrose, Christchurch. Pours a clear amber with medium off-white head which does not last. An aroma reminiscent of burning rubber. Quite thin mouthfeel. Refreshing session ale.

3.5
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2008
Cream coloured head .Amber in colour with a fruity aroma unusual taste but nice was smooth and malty.

3
joe19612 (2929) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2008
Bottle . A clear amber colour, beautiful clear amber with a thick creamy head. The taste is very nutty with bitter finish.

1.9
HarryFlashman (469) - Chatham, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2008
A little thin and a bit too sweet. Not enough hops - overall, fairly bland

2.8
imdownthepub (14553) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2007
Bottled, 500ml, pasteurised. From Tesco, Banbury. Gold to amber beer with slight white head, carbonated. Sharp, slightly chemical flavoured beer with thin mouth, palate. Some hoppy character but little to go on. Pretty average beer.


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