overall
51
94
style
Brewed by Downton
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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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3.5
The_Osprey (8682) - 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
Theydon_Bois (20450) - 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!

3.4
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2012
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a blonde colour with a fair white head. Aroma of lemon, pine, pineapple and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. A little thin and mildly bitter.

3.2
Svesse (8731) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2012
(Cask at Priory Arms, Stockwell, London, 21 April 2012) Golden colour with frothy, white head. Fruity, malty nose with notes of biscuits, citrus and grass. Malty, fruity taste with biscuity malt, grass, citrus and slightly dusty hops in a finish with a gentle bitterness. Rather light body, with balanced sweetness. Not really exciting, but decent and quite drinkable.

3.2
squarta (68) - - MAR 12, 2012
Si presenta chiara e dorata con una schiuma alta e densa. All’olfatto si presenta con note erbacee accentuate e frutta matura, con una presenza netta del lievito che lascia presagire un sapore altrettanto "lievitoso". La prima sorsata invece rivela la complessa luppolatura mentre il lievito sparisce completamente. Un’altra clamorosa assenza e’ quella delle bollicine, che si contano davvero con il contagocce lasciando quasi l’impressione di una birra dimenticata aperta in frigo. Le note aromatiche sono diverse, dai fiori di campo agli agrumi e chiude con un amaro non particolarmente marcato che lascia una gradevole sensazione di equilibrio.

3.6
daniele (9550) - ITALY - DEC 10, 2011
chiara buona schiuma buona delicato citrico poco malto lieve erbaceo in bocca molto berina buona secchezza amaro medio lieve citrico

3.1
anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2011
Cask @ GBBF 2011. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grassy floral hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy grassy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy finish.

2.9
Christian (13773) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2011
Cask at the GBBF 2011. Golden with a small white head. Malty aroma with grassy notes and a hint of sulphur. Dryish malty and grassy flavour

3.2
fonefan (50669) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2011, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, citrus, grass, sour grass notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110802]

3.2
Dedollewaitor (16315) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours clear golden with a creamy white foam and lacings. Grass, buiscuit, peach and floral notes. Smooth.


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