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Brewed by Cheshire Brewhouse
Style: Bitter
Congleton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.

Copper Ale.
Brewed with Pure Cheshire Water, English Pale & Crystal Malts, Engine Vein is a traditional but contemporary copper coloured best bitter, smooth dry and biscuity with a wonderful hop finish thanks to abundant late hopping with English First Gold Hops. Great on its own or with food & either way its even better to share with friends.

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3.2
Towey1989 (3529) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2017
Cask at Beerdock Leek. A clear golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of cereal and biscuity malts, slight orange and subtle earthy hops. Taste of biscuity malts, some cereal, slight fruit, a hint of orange and subtle earthy hops. Light bodied and soft carbonation. A soft, bittersweet, biscuity malt bitterness in the finish. A nice malty bitter with a hint of fruit and hop. Very easy drinking.

3.1
cgarvieuk (26609) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 10, 2017
Cask at artichoke... Light Amber... Thin white lacing.. Light dry fruits.. Soft dry toffee floral fruit

3.4
BlackHaddock (8090) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2016
500ml bottle conditioned: BBD 31st Mar 2017. Poured carefully into an ’Old Speckled Hen’ badged vase shaped pint glass at home on 28th Oct 2016 during a ratebeer ’Virtual Bar’ session. Looks lovely, clear copper bodied, white head on top. Malts initially rule the roost, slowly however the hops rear their heads and the beer becomes more hop centric and bitter. Fruity notes in the flavour help to transfer the taste from semi-sweet caramel maltiness to grassy hop bitterness, clever stuff.

3
imdownthepub (15650) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2016
Cask conditioned at The Artichoke, Chester. Gold with white head. This proved to be quite a malty, cereal bitter with a biscuity feel. There is a caramel note which masks the hops a little. It’s okay.

3.3
AshtonMcCobb (7092) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2016
On cask at the Armoury in Shrewsbury. Appearance - golden amber with a nice fluffy head. Nose - orange and pale malt. Taste - more of the same. Loads of dried orange. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy yet tangy texture and a long dry finish. Overall - the sum of the parts was good.

3.3
stravale (3150) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - DEC 15, 2015
Cask @ Artichoke, Chester [011215]
Golden, clear, thin white head
Aroma of light sweet fruity malt, soft fruits, light citrus
Taste of light caramel, soft bitter hops, light fruits, quite hoppy, soft citrus
Palate - Medium light body, soft texture, well balanced. Finish has slight citrus, bit more bitter in the tail
Overall - Easy going, refreshing

2.7
ManVsBeer (11474) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2016 Cask @ Electrik Bar, Chorlton-Cum-Hardy. Golden-amber with a thin head. Mild hops, mild fruitiness, and a lower bitterness. Has some sugarness in its nose.

3.5
zacgillbanks (5726) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle from Corks Out, Chester. A hazy golden coloured beer that pours with a foamy white head. It has a slightly tart floral fruity flavour, woody biscuit and roasted notes followed by citrus on the finish.

2.9
yespr (49173) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is bitter. Citrusy, herbal and dry. Bitter and dry. Bitter and herbal into the finish.

2.9
AndySnow (8364) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Malt, hay, caramel.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, hay, a bit bitterness.


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