overall
36
52
style
Brewed by Hop Back
Style: Bitter
Salisbury, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Also known as Celtic Bitter in Celtic Inns pubs.
Golden, light, clean and tasty - ideal session ale. Hoppy aroma from East Kent Goldings, dry finish.

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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (24827) - Malm, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2006
Cask @ Volunteer ARms, GBBF 2006. Clear golden colour with a white head. FRuity slightly malty aroma. Sweet malty slightly bitter hoppy flavor. Malty finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JonMoore (2067) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2006
Cask handpump at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Golden colour with a slim white head. Flowery and perfumed, honey in the taste. I found this too sickly to enjoy and the homeophatic approach to the alcohol content is somewhat criminal.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 21/09/2002 Golden colour with a slightly smoked aroma. Some bitterness in a hop finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (17715) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2006
Cask handpull at Head of Steam, Euston. It has been ages since I had this. Golden, thin white head. Slightly nettley farm yardy aroma which to be honest always puts me off. OK in mouth with some grapes, bit wet, not enough body for me. Then dry, dusty hop finish with tingling citrus acids. OK, but not a big fan

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2006
Cask conditioned, GBBF 2005: Flowery aroma. Some sweetness in the flavour. Finish is quite bitter and slightly harsh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2005
Light herbal aroma with some cake-like yeast. Brilliant, clear, golden blonde with creamy, dense, fine-bubbled, white head that lasts very well and laces the glass. Herbal hop notes and a lemon citrus character in the mild clean malty flavour. Fair finishing bitterness. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Cask at GBBF 2005.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hildigltur (5105) - Kbenhavn, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2005
[Cask conditioned] Golden coloured. Below average. Light in aroma and flavour. Rather thin.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeepBlack (386) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2005
On handpump from The Alex in Derby. Light yellowish brown colour. Lightly hoppy. Fruity & refreshing. Bitter in the aftertaste

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Fleeting pale malt aroma. Dry, with some bitterness towards the finish, but theres not a lot of hop character, or much else for that matter. Maybe a touch of citrus. A basic, straightforward session beer. No glaring shortcomings, but no highlights either. It came and went without making much of an impression. Cask (gravity), Battersea Beer Festival 2005.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2005
Gravity cask @ Hants Bowman, Dundridge. Easy drinking. No outstanding features. In some ways like a less assertive summer lightning.


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