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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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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (15823) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 23, 2017
Draught (Royal Oak, Oxford)
Lovely rich caramelly treacle aroma, some coffee-ish roast. Nice full roasty taste, some barley clear. Soft palate, smooth, quite full. Finish slightly dry and husky. Very easy quaff, may be a bit sweet in quantity, but just one is lovely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itstasty (88) - East Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Cask @ Kings Head, Barmby on the Marsh. Never a bitter in a month of Sundays. More a cross between a dark mild and a light stout. Decent drink all the same. Coffee, light liquorice and malt. Not heavy.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (19744) - 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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (18008) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (11982) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer festival. Pours very dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, little wood, grass. Flavor is light bitter, malt, wood, little grass. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, light dry and light bitter finish. 160217

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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (11623) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2016
Cask at the Henry Addington Canary wharf. A reddy brown coloured pour with a lasting speckled cream coloured head. Aroma is semi sweet nutty malts, toasted brown bread, hint of pine, berry fruits. Flavour is composed of semi sweet nutty malts, hint of liquorice, fudge, berries, red fruit. Palate is smooth and rounded, semi creamy, good cask condition. Nice. Had, a second pint.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (18936) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (886) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2016
Cask. Aroma woody bready malts. Pours brown with white top and lasting lacing. Tastes malt biscuit, weak coffee notes and bitter finish. Slightly viscous residue on the palate. Meh..


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