overall
54
94
style
Brewed by Downton
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
This remains our most popular session bitter. Four varieties of hops (Challenger, East Kent Goldings, Pioneer, and Styrian Goldings) provide a full range of floral and citrus aromas, and a moreish bitterness that drinks superbly down the glass.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (3652) - Bryne, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2016

Lukt: Citrus, malt og parfyme.
Utseende: Gyllen.
Skum/kullsyre: Dekkende skum.
Smak: Citrus, noe bitter avlutining.
Hvor: Mulberry Tree, Twickenham.
Medium: [email protected], [email protected],9%, N[email protected]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2655) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Cask at Wandsworth Common Beer festival, Pours a clear gold with an off-white head. The smell is delicate floral, light grain, honey. The taste is toasted malt, grass, very dry and slightly bitter. Light in body with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
berkshirejohn (6172) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Cask at the Prince of Wales, Farnborough. A pales straw with ring of white head; floral aroma; a crisp bitterness from the start with a touch of citrus; and a lingering fruity bitterness to finish. Very easy drinking and moreish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Cask at Churnet Valley Railway, Cheddleton. Pours golden, some fruitiness from the hop, bitter citrus. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2013
Cask at the Le Gothiques Halloween Beer Festival 2013. Poured a slightly hazy pale gold colour with a rocky white head and good lacing. Malty aroma with hints of soft fruit and hay. Flavours of crisp hops, grain and straw. Earthy finish with notes of peaches and pine needles.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (3097) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Cask at Land of Liberty Peace and Plenty, Chorleywood, Herts. A golden coloured pour with a small white head on top. Hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, some lemon. Not exactly mind blowing but OK.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2891) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2013
Cask at the Grape and Grain, Crystal Palace. Honey coloured pour with a white head. Fruity old nose, a splash of pear and stewed apple in there. Fruit filled flavours, bit of pear drop action. Bitter-fruit finish. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7093) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2013
Cask @ The Bricklayers Arms, Putney. The pours gold with a small head. The nose is general pale malt. A hint of lemon and orchard fruits. Fairly faint. The taste is similarly benign. Pale malt and mild grain. A bit of dough. Light shag tobacco on the finish. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, decent if forgettable.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6853) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2013
Jan 2013 - draught. very mild citrus, smooth with a mild bitterness. Easy drinking and nice. Good example of a British bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (17646) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2013
Cask at the Sussex Arms, Twickenham Green, 12/01/13. Clear pale golden with a thin white head that retains well. Nose is light citrus, some pine, pale malt, grain, barley. Taste follows - light hoppage, pale malt, grass. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Ok - nothing to shout about!


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