Brewed by Hopdaemon
Style: Bitter
Sittingbourne, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
An aromatic copper-coloured pale ale brewed with Kentish Fuggles and Goldings hops for a refreshing taste and a fruity finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2010
Cask handpull, Chambers, Folkestone. Damp rabbit and overripe satsuma aroma. Orange gold with a thin but insistent head. Slick, heady and sweet-bitter; digestives, orange cordial, good mingle of bitterness, biscuit and marmalade hop. Fresh and pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (7793) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 3, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a golden copper colour with a white head. Aroma of toasted malts, nuts and grassy hops. Flavour of strong grassy hops, toasted malts, dried fruits and some floral notes. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Cask at Falcon as Skrimshander IPA. Lost some of my notes due to having a shit phone. Hazy dark orange, still, small white head, sparse lacing. Aroma is very light with some card. Body is light, smooth, touch of carbonation. Taste is dirty water, paper, thin, some astringency, slightly earthy. Not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (7598) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2011
Cask at Louis Armstrong, Dover. Pours a clear golden-orange with a spare lasting frothy white head and good lacing on the glass. Aroma is interesting, its sweet and hoppy, with what smells like Fuggles along with some toffee. Flavour is Fuggles first (not sure if thats the hops they actually use but thats what it reminds me of) followed by lightly toasted malt, some toffee and an average bitter finish. Average bodied. Not great, just pretty good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Geokkjer (7570) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2012
Bottle. Pours golden with a off-white head. Aroma of bread, some floral and malt notes. Flavor is sweet and somewhat malty with some yeast and fruitiness. Medium to thin body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cunningham (7562) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2013

Appearance: Cloudy cognac color with a fine white head that leaves an ok lacing.
Aroma: Malty and hoppy.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Solid malty and balanced hoppy backbone.
Overall impression: Nice tasty bitter. I tend to like British bitter when they have a fine carbonation.
Personal stats: Bottle Dag had bought at Systembolaget in Sweden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2010 Cask (gravity dispense) at GBBF, August 2006. Day 1, beer #26. Amber colour. Very light aroma. Decent chalky, slightly resinous hops on the palate. Some tropical fruit in there. Limited malt presence. Smooth mouthfeel. A pleasant, easy-drinking beer, if a touch short of impact. {6/3/7/4/13 = 3.3).
RE-RATE. 50cl bottle, not sure where from, best before, 9 October 2009, consumed January 2010. Amber colour. Excellent condition. Persistent off-white head. Firm citrus and spicy hop aroma. Slightly fruity aroma with some biscuity malt and dryish, slightly bitter finish. Light, fresh mouthfeel. Decent stuff. No problems with the overage. {7/4/6/3/13 = 3.3}

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (7478) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2006
Medium, offwhite head with large bubbles. Big aroma of pine and old lemons, with overtones of spice and cedar. Bitter, sourish, watery taste of lemon. Disappointing taste, but not at all bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (7231) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark golden to copper colour with average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Slightly grainy aroma with fruity hints of yellow berries and other yellow fruit. Taste is minimally grainy, slightly unspecific fruity, dry, husky overtones. Light body, slightly watery, boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2006
A Mes rate: 50cl bottle from Shamansburys. Not what I would usually expect from an IPA. Hoppy nose with some malted toffee. Cloudy amber appearance with some sediment floaters. More malt in the flavour backed up by the dry sharp hops. Brief and odd salt and pepper finish. Not bad

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