Formerly brewed at Great Yorkshire (prev Cropton)
Style: Bitter
Cropton, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Labelled as Two Mugs for export to USA.
Our very first brew and still our most popular cask beer. A classic bitter providing a balanced hoppy flavour with a malty aftertaste.

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imdownthepub (14553) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Amber to brown with white lacing head. Quite a decent, crisp, biscuity, malty body with a low impact, greenish leafy hop note. All a little understated but certainly a reasonable quaffing bitter. Easy going.
Earlier Rating: 1/13/2004 Total Score: 3.3
Cask Conditioned at The Rose & Crown, Charlbury. Pale brown with bubbly head. This is a sweetish malt beer, fruity and soft. There is an overlaid aromatic hop that is quite gentle.

rubbishystuff (2538) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2012 A decent example of a bitter. An ale version of an every day drinking beer. Not super complex but much better than bland old pale lager. Light hops smooth texture. Serving:bottle

wekker84 (2360) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2012
bottle a amber colored beer with a white beige head aroma malts caramel spicy and hops flavor malts caramel some fruits spicy and hops

porterhouse (1580) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - FEB 12, 2012
(500 ml bottle from Bootleggers) Pours pure amber with a quickly-rising large off-white head. Aroma of caramel, light bread. Mouthfeel smooth, light-medium and somewhat filtered feel. Flavor is malt-forward but a little mild - caramel, lightly toasty, a bit of licorice. Just a touch of a hoppy pinch in the finish. Not bad, nothing off.

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2011
Cask. Amber colour with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is nutty, wooden, mildly resiny as well as some toffeeish and sweet malty notes. Flavour is rather similar in a very easy to drink way. Yet quite bodied, for being only 4 %.

tombyars (1702) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2011
First tasted this in the Mossend, Lochwinnoch in July 1994. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear oale garnet red in colour with a thin white head. Mixture of sweet malt and floral hop in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a digestive biscuit base with a touch of caramel sweetness. Dry floral hop resins give a dusty bitterness to the aftertaste. Thin malty note in the short finish. An ok session bitter but lacking in depth and complexity to be honest.

Aniela (4216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2011
50 cl bottle at home in Skövde. Golden, clear with a white head. Metallic aroma with some hops. Tastes metallic and hops, Grassy and hey finish. Boring beer.

BeerViking (4784) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2011
Bottle-conditioned, 500ml, pours brown with a thin lacy head and a little biscuit, dry grass and caramel on the nose. A good straightforward bitter, with some hops and more biscuity dry malt coming through, along with a faint hint of pine.

rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2011
Bottle. Golden beer, offwhite head. Metallic aroma. Hoppy grassy metallic flavor, spices, hay. Pleasant grass finish with herbal notes.

bhensonb (15191) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 22, 2010
Bottle from Malt & Vine. Pours hazy copper with a foamy off-white head. Aroma is very fruity - peach/apricot. Near medium body with mildly foamy carbonation. Flavor starts peach and does end woody/nutty. Flavors are so mild, and they seem to wear out the nose abilities, so the flavor goes down in intensity, leaving some peachy fruity hop bitter. Still it’s a damn good ale.

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