overall
41
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style
Brewed by Cotswold Spring (Combined Brewers)
Style: Bitter
Wotton-under-Edge, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A dry, crisp, amber, perfectly balanced beer with a mild hoppy finish.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomCouch (23) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Pours with a nice dark amber colour without much of a head. Pleasant traditional bitter flavour which is eminently drinkable, but not earth shattering. Would happily drink all evening.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2012
A - caramel and and biscutie A - dark gold with thin head T - light sour and sharp bitter P - mid O - ehhh....

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (24429) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2011
Cask @ Willow Walk, JDW, Victoria SW1. Pours a pale copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty and slighlty metallic aroma. Fruity malty nutty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity caramel nutty hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2888) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 27, 2011
Cask @ The Kings Highway, Inverness 250811
Light brown amber...thin white dense head.
Aroma.....light...caramel malt.
Taste of fruity malt, caramel, berries, some bitter spicy hops, bit of toffee. Has a reasonably good flavour.
Palate...soft carb...smooth...Finish fruity malt with some bitterness, light roast.
Overall...Pleasant drinkable beer, not exciting, but just a traditional bitter that is somewhat better than the average bog standard bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25699) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 8, 2011
[email protected] Regal, Cambridge. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, fruits, wood and some mild grassy notes. Flavour is fruits, wood, some earthy and mild toasted bready notes. Quite nice and mellow bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (6236) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2011
Cask at the Old Manor (JDW), Bracknell. Slightly hazy, amber coloured beer, with a tight cream head; aroma of malt and biscuit; crisp malty flavour, becoming more mellow as time goes on, eventually reminding me of Ovaltine.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (8059) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2011
The Jug and Jester (JDW), Leamington, 17/07/11. Copper with a slick beige lid lining the glass. Slight herbal hop aroma, maybe- not much happening. Soft ferny hop, caramel-draped stone, aniseed, cinder toffee. Good bog standard brown bitter. A welcome return to beeriness after the North Cotswold.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5110) - NORTHERN IRELAND - JUL 13, 2011
Draught cask at the bridge bar in Belfast. A typical mid brown British bitter this one reminiscent of ringwood best. Fuggles aroma assaults the nose. Hedgerow fruits and bitter finish. Thirst quenching.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2011
Cask Conditioned handpump Kings Arms Oxford. An amber coloured beer with a whitish head and lacing. A sweet malty nose with a bit of toffee. A reasonably balanced bittersweet taste with a toch of fruit. The sweetness probably dominates but its fine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (13688) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2011
Cask conditioned at The Kings Arms, Oxford. Amber with white head. Sweet, malty beer, some yeasty bread notes, some fruitiness, soft, just average.


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