overall
35
50
style
Brewed by Flack Manor
Style: Bitter
Romsey, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered. Both available regularly.
A classic amber bitter with the full flavour of Maris Otter barley and citrus notes of Sovereign hops. A very quaffable well-balanced ale using locally sourced malt and named after the almost lost tradition of double drop brewing.

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (3102) - Ipswich, Suffolk, - AUG 11, 2017
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2017. Pours copper brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, treacle, fruit, veg and citrus. Moderate sweetness and bitterness. Leigh to medium body, oily texture, soft to flat carbonation.


1.4
bozmech (3) - - MAY 31, 2017 does not count
Poured nice. Nice nutty colour. Unfortunately tasted of apples. Very disappointing

3.1
joe19612 (2964) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours a light brown colour with a fluffy white head, aroma is light malt with a hint of grass, the taste is light bitterness with a dry bitter finish.

3.5
BeerNinjaUK (516) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2016
Pint at the local. Pours somewhat cloudy red-amber with bright white head. Served rather chilled. Aroma of bread, honey and herbs. Light and drinkable.

4
SilkTork (5752) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2017
March, 2016 Forest Home, New Forest. Flacks is fairly common round these parts so I assumed I’d already rated this. It’s a very pleasant session bitter with attractive hops - blackberry, straw, and something similar to Bramling Cross. There’s an interesting medicinal quality which reminds me of Harveys Bitter - perhaps due to the extra activity of the yeast . I could drink this all day long. [3.9]
June, 2017 500ml dark bottle, filtered, from a mixed case bought at the brewery. Gosh I like this. It’s a roasty best bitter with blackberry jam, caramel and French oak. Lots of flavours, al integrated, nothing unbalanced or excessive, drinkable, satisfying, and deeply pleasurable. Give me beers that are all about the malt and the yeast, and I’m happy. This is a solid, consistent product, and is most definitely my kind of thing. [4.1]

3
mattstrib (24) - Truro, Cornwall, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Good white frothy head and chestnut colour. Light malts, moderate sweetness and slight fruitcake flavour. Finish is soft and short. Yeast imparts a Greene King type of flavour?

2.8
Alexi91 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tulip Glass. Supplier: Co-Op (Romsey). Fruity with low carbonation.

3.3
DonPiano (79) - GERMANY - JUN 23, 2015
Hazelnut colored, light beige head. Aromas of fruits and caramel. Light or almost no body.

3.2
kermis (13696) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2014
Cask at The Queens Head, Burley. Pours clear amber brown with a white head. Aroma of caramel, fruits, light veggies and malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

2.7
renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Gravicask at Beer at the River 14. Amber colour, very sweet taste. Fine carbonation but no body. Very average


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