overall
39
45
style
Brewed by Jennings (Marston’s)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cockermouth, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Originally known as September Ale.
Ingredients: Water; Malt; Styrian Goldings.

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3.1
deyholla (12439) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2017
Cask at Oddfellows. Pours a clear straw yellow with a white head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has notes of wet pine and grass with earthy grains backing. Flavor has earthy pine and grass supported by earthy grains.

3.2
GuideDogSaint (1767) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 3, 2017
Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma of malt. Malty taste. Mostly bitter finish.

3.2
fonefan (51593) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2017

Cask (handpump) @ Bell Hotel (JDW), 5 Orford Hill, Norwich, Norfolk, England NR1 3QB.

[ As Jennings Cocker Hoop ].
Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy - fizzy, good - fair lacing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity malt, moderate hoppy, grass, fruity hops. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, citrus, flowers, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150804]

6-3-7-3-13


3
wheresthepath (2405) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2016
Cask at Borrowdale Youth Hostel. Deep gold with a thick white head. Dusty at first, develops a decent sweet berry and lemon flavour before a mildly dry, mildly bitter finish. Overall just OK.

2.7
rlgk (18844) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2016
Cask at Crown, Picadilly. Clear pale golden beer with a small offwhite head. Malty fruity aroma, bready, some spices. Bready flavor, some baking yeast, fruity, some spices. A bit unclean.

3.6
MartinT (10102) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
My Bottom Line:

This creamy Premium Bitter relies on flowers, oranges and a tea leaf-like bitterness to sculpt a fine pint.



Further Personal Perceptions:

-A milky head of foam sits atop the misty amber.

-All flavors are ably balanced.

-Mouthfeel is as smooth as can be.

-Drinkability is as high as expected, without having to cut back on flavor.

-This may not have many distinguishing features, but it remains a pleasant pint of real ale.



On cask at The Pump House, Brighton.

3.1
alex_leit (5200) - Minsk, BELARUS - SEP 29, 2015
Cask. Yellow, slightly hazy, with white foam. Aroma: malt, yeast, slightly fruity. Taste: low carbonization, easy tartness, malty, earthy hops, good beer.

3.2
davidtjm (1075) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2015
Cask. Pour is blonde with a thin head, aroma is sweet, toffee, fruity. Taste is thin, fruity, light acidic, earthy malt. Decent

3.5
redders1974 (1653) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2017 Drunk on cask in arnside after a long walk went down a treat nice ring from top to bottom of pint quite full bodied with citrus hints and a nice bitter finish.

3.4
dynamiteninja (1895) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Cask at the Ralph Fitz Randal (JDW), Richmond. Ages since I had this. Still excellent, but a little less bitter and more Marstonisfied than it used to be maybe a decade ago. Gold body. Medium white head with excellent lacing. Hops, tangerine, sulphur, spice, grass, bubblegum. Tangy with a bitter finish. A nice beer.


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