overall
45
83
style
Brewed by Hammerpot
Style: Bitter
Arundel, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.

A deep mahogany to ruby red bitter. Full bodied and slightly vinous malt character soundly balanced with the finest English hops. Celebrating the aircraft that broke the world speed record over Sussex in 1953.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23783) - Malm, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel aroma. Roasted malty and slightly vinous flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (22147) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2010
cask at cloisters ... dark red brown .... thin lacing ... soft spicy malt nose .... sweet malts with a bitter back bone ... toffee ... little metalic ... decent enough

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17474) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2008
Cask gravity at SIBA BF, Paddock Wood. Hazy russet, thin beige head. It’s a slightly malty, red berry best bitter, some mild choc. It’s ok, nothing exceptional.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13556) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Turf Tavern, Oxford. Chestnut with slight head. A pretty smooth, malty beer with heavy toffee, caramel flavours. Quite cloying and a touch sweet for me to really enjoy it. Not totally sure about this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (13006) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2016
Cask at the Claret. It pours clear deep brown with a medium off-white head. The aroma is rich, sweet toffee, light cocoa, wood, leather and brown bread. The taste is smooth, rich, bitter - sweet, toffee, dark fruits, wood, light spice, chewy malt and brown bread with a dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Great condition. Rich and pretty flavoursome. Good bitter.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopscotch (10708) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Bottle Cloudy burnt-orange ale with no head. The aroma is of caramel and nuts. Medium-bodied and watery with expired carbonation. Not much at all going on with the flavor thin with a watery finish. Bottle courtesy of TheCheeseMan! Cant win them all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9795) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
Cask (Gravity) at Charlbury Beer festival 04-07-09 Pours hazy dark amber, another beer that whilst tasted fine, condition wise was a little too hazy. Some dusty hops show. Its fruity feels quite thick in the mouth, drinks well but never excites. A6 A2 F6 P3 Ov13 3.0

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8812) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2013
Dark red ale with a small head. Relatively smooth in the palate it has a full sweet aroma, but only a subtle one in taste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2011
Cask conditioned handpump Victory Brighton. A hazy chestnut coloured beer with a slight ring of white bubbles. Fruity malty bready flavours. Nice autumnal notes. Fruity aroma with a touch of spice. Pretty nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2006
Cask (gravity dispense) at Ealing Beer Festival, May 2006. More deep copper colour than red, Id say. Toffee and faint chocolate in the aroma. Soft, smooth mouthfeel with some caramel malt and a touch of treacle sweetness. Dries out a bit on the finish. Despite all the malt touches, the mouthfeel was a bit lightweight. More hop presence would have pepped this up a bit.


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