Brewed by Hambleton
Style: Bitter
Ripon, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular. Also available in pasteurised bottle.
This premium bitter has a distinctly malty character with a hint of nuttiness. The enhanced hopping rate recreates for many the good old days of a true Yorkshire bitter. Stallion gained the coveted award of Champion Beer at the 1994 York Festival.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kustie (1047) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 4, 2017
Bottle. Copper color with off-white head. Aroma has caramel, malt and some grassy hops. Taste is malty with a bit bitter aftertaste. Flavors of grass, caramel, malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thellgren (930) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 26, 2016
0.5 l bottle from K-Citymarket Ruoholahti, Helsinki. Appearance is clear amber. I tasted this after the Yorkshire bitter from the same brewery. This has more malts and less bitter aftertaste, but quite bitter enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (6259) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2016
Bottle from that shop in Malton. Appearance - bright amber with a decent head. Nose - oatmeal and light toffee. Taste - more of the same but a bit grainy. Palate - close to medium bodied with a crunchy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - a solid citizen if a bit grainy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ianwelby (1276) - SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Clear amber beer with a filmy head. Light hop aroma. Flavour is initially quite bland but zesty fruit and sharp, bitter hop soon comes through. Its not particularly interesting or special but its tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (26261) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 6, 2015
Cask (backlog). Hazy amber colour, small bubbly white head. Aroma is fruit, nectar, mild diacetyl and some sweet malts to it. Flavour is bready malts, mild citrus, nectar, wood and some resiny notes. OK apart from the mild diacetyl notes in the aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (3593) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Cask at the White Swan Easter beer fest, Stokesley. Copper with a cream head. Malty flavour with toffee biscuit flavour and some stewed fruit also. Slightly dry finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Teran (317) - Belgrade, SERBIA - JAN 14, 2015
Crisp and pleasant. Beige head, classic clear copper colour. Nice carbonation. Nothing disturbing in taste and aroma. Light bitter note, light woody and light fruity. And light in alcohol. So, light could be very good!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (7603) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from www.beershop.hr Clear amber coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, mild hoppy caramel nose. The taste is basicly the same, herbal hoppy and caramel with toasted malt. Light grainy notes in bitterish finish. Nothing special here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markoijelena (2939) - Belgrade / Amsterdam, SERBIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at the Great British Weekend event Belgrade Serbia The BestBeat playing.Pour it orange colour with medium white head.Taste of malt, fruits.Light and nothing special.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marko (5350) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 25, 2014
Nick Staffords Stallion. Thanks Ogi! Ah, love the white horse thing, those things are cool (and bring back memories of long read Arthur C. Clarke books). Poured a coppery body with a medium sized off white head. Caramelly aroma mixed with some herbal hoppy notes both arent that exciting and reminded me of Panadon - this cough syrup I had to take once or twice when I was a kid. And I never liked it. In any case, the taste goes on to be a mix of a mild, dry caramel background with a mild herbal-citric hop. Light chalky notes (noted before I spotted the horse, heh), clean, dry. Ok really, but as unexciting as they get, in my opinion at least.

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