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style
Brewed by Brains
Style: Bitter
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
"Brewed to a recipe combining pale and crystal malts with choicest traditional ale hop varieties. The beer has a long, deep, bitter-sweet finish with fruit and hop notes, a strong ale which is distinctively hoppy."
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews.

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2.8
gschrade (1107) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - DEC 3, 2017
I had this at Llewelyn’s Pub. Pours copper with a very thin off white head. Taste biscuit, caramel, mildly sweet. I thought this was ok. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
HopsDoctor83 (64) - Walsall, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2017 On Cask at The Malt House Willenhall rich chestnut colour with creamy head, slight lacing. Very hoppy aroma mellow taste creamy smooth drink. Rather bland

3.7
p0urmeac0ld0ne (407) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - AUG 22, 2017
all in all not too dissimilar from it’s canned or bottled cousin, but is milder and much smoother on a cask pull. a staple around bars in the south wales area, SA is usually my brains brew of choice.

2.9
GuideDogSaint (1809) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 20, 2017
Cask pint at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours clear chestnut with a white head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Not much taste. Sweetish finish.

2.8
Biroholik (1644) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - JUL 2, 2017
Cask @ Red Lion Pub, Luton
Piwo w kolorze bursztynowym. W 100% czyste i klarowne. Spokojnie można zobaczyć opuszki palców z drugiej strony szkła. rowne. Piana taka sobie, biała, zwiewna, pozostawia tylko niewielki lacing. W aromacie chleb razowy, biszkopty, trochę karmelu i odrobina toffi. Zapach jest bardzo słaby i szybko się ulatnia. W smaku podobnie. Dodatkowo muśnięcie ciemnych owoców. Tekstura wodnista. Goryczka niewielka. Proste, niczym nie zaskakujące piwo. Nudne, po prostu nudne i bez charakteru.

3.3
jmgreenuk (10330) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 17, 2017
Cask at the Hope and Champion, Beaconsfield. Poured a crystal clear medium amber with a long lasting frothy white head. The aroma is sweet malt woofy hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a smooth fresh malty fruit woofy hop bitter palate and a lingering bitter finish. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation.

2.6
dchad56 (576) - - APR 20, 2017
Cask - Darkish brown, not quite full off white head. Good mouthfeel, little aroma. Easy drinking but little body or finish.

3
Towey1989 (3432) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2017
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear deep amber colour with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, bready malts, slight red berries, some mineral and subtle earthy hops. Taste of caramel, bready malts, some red berries, a hint of mineral, a touch of yeast and subtle spicy, earthy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, slightly fruity, spicy hop bitterness in the finish. A simple, malty bitter with a touch of mineral, fruit and subtle English hops. Ok.

4
rubbishystuff (2537) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2017
At fountainhead. Very drinkable, some roasted dark mild like flavors in with the classic bitter. Serving: Cask

3
john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Feb 2010 - Amber in colour. Fruity; citrus-orange. Malty; sweet toasty malts, caramel. Hoppy; grassy hops. Sweet fruity malty throughout. Not bad. Quite tasty. Drinkable. (2010-02)


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