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80
style
Brewed by Greyhawk (prev Copper Dragon)
Style: Bitter
Skipton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available in filtered (but not pasteurised) bottle at 4.4%.

A full-bodied flavoursome rounded ale with a distinctive hoppy palate and aroma. Only the choicest British Malt and Continental Hops are used to produce this fine ale.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 11, 2008
Tasted 12/06/2008. 500ml bottle from Regional Wines and Spirits. From memory last night. Bright copper with a diminishing off-white head. Good lacing. Lovely aroma of rich malt (caramel tending to toffee), light floral esters and an abundance of spicy, fruity hops. A little lemonade note in there is quite pleasant. Simple malt sweetness in the mouth, as expected from the nose, with a quenching hop flavour and medium to strong bitterness. More lemony, spicy notes with a little oily orange in there too. Fairly high meneral character to the water carries the hop character well. Very nice condition for a beer that has come this far. Good work!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 31, 2008
Cask at the Trafalgar with Mes, 25th April 2008. Copperish amber colour with a dry hoppy aroma. This is a very drinkable, hoppy ale with just the right weight for a bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (5189) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2008
Bottle. Pale amber with a small head. Faint fruity aroma with some toffee hints. Fruity flavours, ranging from apples to honey and a little bit of toffee, some bitterness towards the finish. Watery. Drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2008
A Mes rate: Cask at the Trafalgar.
Copper gold with no head. Very green, fresh and grassy aroma with a reasonable matly base. Flavour is more of the same. Slightly sulphuric with a bit of bitterness on the finish. A little on the bland side but drinkable enough.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle @ Porterhouse, London. Pours amber with small off-white head. Aroma floral / sweet / honey. Taste is citrus / honey / caramel. Finish is dry & malty, and a little short. Decent beer all the same.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2008 Bottle @ Porterhouse, London. Hoppy and fruity nose with some cream. Pours copper beer with a small head. Taste is honey with muscat and floral hoppiness. Some light carbonation. Soft mouthfeel. Aftertaste is unfortunately short.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 8, 2007
Pint pulled at the Lister Arms in Malham (Yorkshire), a slight haze to the amber colour with a creamy head. A fruity hop aroma with juicy malt. A smooth malt flavour with some buttery notes followed by a good bitterness in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - APR 4, 2007
Red-golden with a moderate head. The aroma has notes of fruity hops and caramel, and so does the flavour, that has a slightly dry, citrussy finish. Its a nice ale, that is easy to drink and well balanced.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
davegore (223) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2007
500 ml bottle which pours a dark amber with a lasting head. aromas of hops mostly followed with a malty tang. not much to get excited about, nothing really wrong with it just nothing which stands out

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2006
UPDATED: APR 2, 2007 Amber with a white head. Pleasant malty aroma. Another straight-down-the middle bitter. Quite tasty but not exactly a star performer. Wouldnt go out of my way to try another... However I did try the cask version at the Royal Shepherd, Skipton, North Yorkshire (2.4.07). Copper-amber with a creamy head. Hop and malt aroma and a sweet malty taste, mild and delightful. Slight bitterness. Very good (Rating 6.4.8.4.16:3.8)


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