overall
49
93
style
Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Bitter
Goole, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A smooth, very dark, velvety bitter made with finest Maris Otter malted barley along with copious quantities of crystal and chocolate malts. A session beer with a flavour to savour.

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3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (46683) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear medium to dark brown color with a small to average, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dusty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20090804]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (26006) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask@GBBF2009. Dark brown colour with small beige head. Aroma is wood, caramel malts, some syrup and mild coffeeish notes as well. Flavour is wood, grass, some earth and mildly grassy and diacetylic notes.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (24732) - Malm, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2009. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma with some hints of chocoalte. Has a toasted malty chooclate flavor with hints of caramel. Fruity malty slightly toasted caramel finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (23683) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
4th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Light brown beer. A little malt and a little hops. Inoffensive but just another boring English bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (22701) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009 ... Deep brown ... musty woody malt nose ... soft fruit ... little toffee ... light hop.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (18814) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Hazy dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and roasted light bitter finish. 160217

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18250) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2016
Cask at the Bootlegger, 11/12/16. Rich mahogany brown with a decent off white head. Nose is earthy fruits, spice, toffee, biscuit. Taste comprises biscuit malt, light charr, cocoa rub, brown bread, light tobacco pouch. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, drying close. Decent flavoursome bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (17637) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Nice head with medium duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, nuts, hops and malt. Light bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TBone (16616) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
Cask@GBBF 2009. Dark brown color, small off-white head. Toffeish aroma with hints of coffee and diacetyl. Flavor is coffee and crystal sugar. Watery finish. Light hops in the aftertaste. A bit odd.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13851) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2012
Cask conditioned at Far From the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Dark brown to chestnut with slight head. Dry, pretty malty beer, quite smooth with a chocolate overtone. Some bitterness, lacks some depth though. Its reasonable.


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