Hunter’s Pheasant Plucker

Brewed by Hunter’s
Style: Bitter
Newton Abbot, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Nose: Spicy aroma with hint of caramel.
Palate: Luscious balance of grain and hop in the mouth, bitter sweet finish with delicate caramel taste.
Comments: Warm, rounded yet surprisingly delicate dark strong ale, definite mans pint

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Sigmund (7609) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2017
500 ml bottle, from Gulating Ølutsalg, Stavanger. ABV is 4.3%. Brown to dark amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma of malts, chocolate and dark berries. Malty flavour but fairly dry, slight roast, again notes of chocolate, hints of caramel, a little fruit. Moderate hops. Still much better than expected after reading the other ratings, more than nice enough to drink. Might well buy again.

BeerViking (4905) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2017
Bottle from the brewery, pours a deep red-brown with little head. Pleasing bitter cocoa and burnt fruit notes, with fruity esters, but somewhat oxidised and lacking condition.

BeerNinjaUK (516) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2017
Bottle from Cooperative. Pours rich hazy amber with fleeting head. Aroma strong and earthy with caramel, bread dough and slight coffee.

Vladivostok (489) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2017
Draught. Mid-amber with a complex caramel-based aroma and some sweet treacle notes in the mouth. Some autumn fruits evident and surprisingly bitter although the hops don’t actually give much else. Decent enough.

Finn (7547) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2016
Flaske 500ml fra Kjeller 5. Nyttårsaftenkos i heimen. Mørk amber. Middels høyt luftig skum som daler passe raskt. Aromaen en god blanding av malt & søt frukt. Smaken plommer. Litt tynn. Lett metallisk bismak. Avslutter tørt. Tørket frukt. Uklar siste kvelling. Mye bunnfall igjen på flaska.

Rune (12944) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2016
500ml bottle bought at Kjeller 5. Clear amber body, covering off-white head blanketing the glass. Mild cocoa nose. Caramel malty taste mingled with leafy hops. Decent bittersweet finish. Easy to drink and satisfying partner to my pizza (Tromsø 12.11.2016).

ERB92 (752) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2016
Aroma of fruits, caramel, malt and toast. Dark amber with a tan head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Light to medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall a perfectly OK bitter, but a bit thin and boring.

djoeye (4615) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 20, 2016
Aroma; roasted malts, brown caramel, plum, leather, dark syrup. Look; ruby body, fawn layer. Taste; roasted malts, leaves, brown caramel, plum, notes of malted candies - mild malted finish. Feel; normal. Overall; nice. [50cl.btl 4.3% BB.1.9.17 [email protected]]

SarkyNorthener (4672) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle thanks to my mum and dad. Ruby beer with small head. Aroma of red fruit and malts. Taste is watery, red fruit, some caramel and malts. Watery palate. Not great.

s_hartshorne (2784) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
Bottle thanks to my parents shared with sarky northner. Brown red no head. Aroma is fruits caramel taste same sweet slight spice thin watery flat not the best

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