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style
Formerly brewed at Daleside
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Harrogate, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Duff is a ruby colored smooth strong ale. It is a nicely balanced beer with rich fruity,and malt/roast malt flavors blending smoothly together(5.0 ABV). The beer is dark in color to reflect the Gaelic meaning of dark or black.

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3.2
john44 (3400) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2017
Bottle. (Brief tasting notes and rating from old records) - Smooth, dark, roasted (burnt) malt and hop bitterness with dry roasted finish. (Backlog)

2.6
scotty (1224) - SCOTLAND - JUL 15, 2007
Nice lookin’ dark beer, thickinsh head leaving lines down the glass as I sup. Nose & palate both disappoint, not much to either. The finish has an almost tannic dryness which is a bit much.

2.9
JayBaxter (406) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2007
Dark ruby coloured beer with a sweet caramelly coffee aroma, taste is malty with a smoked finish.

3.4
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2007
Bottled. A dark brown coloured beer with a ruby hue. The aroma is dry, smoky, fruity and malty. The taste is dry and smoky. Roasty and toasty. Bready and decent.

2.9
cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2007
a Brown colored ale,Heavy malt nose, nice rounded fruit malt that just a tad fizzy.

3.9
johndoughty (5543) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2006
Didn’t know what to expect with this one as its presumably named after the Duff brewey on the Simpsons. If Homer likes it then so should I. Lovely dark brown appearance with no carbonation. Slightly dry and almost stout like. An excellent surprise.

3.8
Englander1986 (51) - Middlesbrough, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2006
I bought this beer last night, as a one-off thing, and I can admit I will be buying it again. Although it’s a bitter, it tastes like a stout, in my opinion. It has a the burnt, liquorice after-taste to it that a stout does, and the dark colour too. Overall a really nice beer.

3.4
leaparsons (10765) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber/copper with a large off-white foam. Aromas are roast and chocolate malts with mollasses and earthy, spicy hops. Some sweet toffee and caramel. Flavours are chocolate and caramel malts with some roast character. Some nutty notes with liquorice. Dry towards the finish. Pretty good.

3.2
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2006
Aroma starts lightly sweet roasted vanilla, slightly treackle also. Taste is chocolate roasted malt, treackle again, a bit sweetish but balanced.

3.6
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2006
Bottle. Dark red brown colour with a nice beige head. Aroma is rich and malty with caramel. Nice caramel and roast malt taste, some fruit. Finish is dry with some hops. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated. Good.


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