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: 45   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdtm82 (1701) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2016
Gravity, cask, Hop Beer Shop, Chelmsford, Essex, 17/3/2016. Black malt. Opaque. Beige lacing. Lovely hoppy nose. Licorice. Leather. Blackcurrants. Taste is blackcurrants, leather, black German licorice, chocolate gateau cake, tar. Superb use of dry-hopping. Soft malts. Incredibly clean. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OwainTurner (425) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Very nice beet. Slight coffee, almost coffee like. Lovely indeed. Easy drinking and mild

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2766) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Ruby brown colour ok beige head lacing. Aroma is weetabix toffee light roasted malts. Taste is similar some nuttiness. Good smooth body and mouthfeel. V Good yorkshire bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (5075) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Cask. North Bar, Leeds. Dark brown. Thick, dense, lasting beige head. Dried fruit and dark malt. Some chocolate malt. A little astringency. Taste is fruity dry. Some dried fruit sweetness. Smooth, creamy palate. Dry, bitter finish. Nice bitter, and in excellent nick, too.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2012
On cask at Brigantes for the 10 points. Pours a very dark ruby brown colour with a decent light tan head. Aroma of caramel, yeast, roasty malt and chocolate. Similar flavours with moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Not bad. Go Tubes!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dartmoorwal (1) - Walkhampton, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2017 does not count
Lovely "red" style towards "porter" flavour beer. Delicious

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mirjukka (752) - LOHJA, FINLAND - APR 30, 2012
cask GBBF 2009 Mahogany, no head. Dark roasted malts, sweet nuts. Bitter hops in aftertaste. Tasty one.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiggies13 (13) - WALES - FEB 11, 2017
On draught. Dark, refreshing and tasty. Frothy head which did not last. Hoppy aftertaste. Good

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (6470) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2016
On cask at Monsal Head Hotel. Appearance - deep amber to red with a creamy head. Nose - toffee, nuts and sweet malt. Taste - soggy bran flakes (not in a bad way), honeycomb . Palate - Overall - this is good and Id say its more of a Scottish Ale in style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ManVsBeer (10022) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2012
Dark full bodied ale with an excellent balance. Fine wooded earth type flavours and brilliant smooth texture.


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