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Brewed by High House Farm
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Matfen, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A brown ale, hopped with a combination of Fuggles and Brambling Cross.This traditional premium ale has a beautiful aroma of blackberries and autumn fruits, with malty and chocolate overtones.

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zacgillbanks (5174) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2017
Bottle from Corbridge Wines. A red-brown beer with a thin white head. It has a nutty, malty and red fruity flavour with a gentle roasted bitter-sweet finish. Not bad.

2.7
nimbleprop (8377) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 7, 2016
On cask at the brewery, pours a clear copper with some creamy, white head. Nose of black tea, mild malt, some stale bread, a little tobacco leaf. Flavor is tea and bread, some lemon. Finishes tannic.

3.1
Travlr (24667) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Cask at the source. Clear golden amber color, light tan head. Aroma of toasted caramel. Taste has sweet burnt caramel. OK.

3.5
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Cask at Ye Old Elm Tree, Durham, as part of £8.95 burger and pint deal. A surprisingly light and refreshing premium bitter with floral and subtle chocolate notes. Enjoyable.

3.3
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As High House Farm Matfen Magic ].
Clear medium to dark orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, keller, nutty, light to moderate hoppy, sweet malt. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, sweet malt, keller, caramel, nutty notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130814]

3.4
gegwilson (3701) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
On gravity at the Beamish Hall Winter Festival. Amber with a cream head. Slightly sour with fruity notes. Nuttiness too. A fairly decent ale.

3.4
SaintMatty (7362) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
500ml Bottle - Copper in colour. Caramel and raisins in the aroma. Malty, fruity and sweet taste with notes of toffee and raisins standing out.

3.3
joe19612 (2923) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2014
GBBF 2013. Pours a mid amber colour with a beige head, aroma is malty with some biscuit, taste is fruity and malty with a dry finish.

2.9
AndySnow (7621) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2013
How: Cask.
Where: Great British Beer Festival (GBBF), 2013.
Appearance: Golden colour with a small off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, yeast, some fruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, fruit, malt, caramel.

3
Beese (2735) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2013
Cask at The Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a light amber with a medium off white head. Aroma of caramel, sweet fruit and hay. Sweet malty flavour with toffee and biscuit. Palate is a little watery with light hop resin and cereal.


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