overall
35
49
style
Brewed by Loddon Brewery
Style: Bitter
Dunsden, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A copper coloured Best Bitter with a rich, nutty malt balanced by the dry herby flavour of English Fuggle hops. Guaranteed to cause a stir!

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theprof (695) - Nottingham, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Cask. Orange copper body with broken lacing. Malty nose with background fruit. The taste is similarly toffee malt and berry fruits. Soft finish but a reasonable session bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (15086) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2017
Draught (Robin Hood, St. Albans)
Nice orange. A bit of a sulfury aroma. Ditto taste. Good bitterness. A simple, but characterful bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrBishop (57) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2016
Cask at The Griffin, Reading. Pours clear amber. Easy drinking with toffee and caramel aftertaste. Quality local session ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gegwilson (3575) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2016
Cask at the Tockwith Festival. Amber with a thin off white head. Light malt aroma. Citrus flavor with toasty malt. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
braystacey (9) - - JUL 7, 2015 does not count
Solid best bitter. Slight malty twang, good levels of bitterness and very little hop character in the taste and muted in the aroma. But I'm picking holes really. It's pretty decent all round. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2014
On cask at Lloyds No.1 Bar, Basingstoke. Pours chestnut brown with off white foam. Quite a well balanced bitter with good levels of caramel and a nice hoppy finish. Decent session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (2570) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Cask at The Gig House (JDW), Wokingham on 8 June. Poured a clear copper colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of malts, caramel and some floral hops. Similar flavours; some grassy hop bitterness and toffee sweetness. Finish was balanced grain, dried fruit and candy sugar.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2014
Cask at The Waggon and Horses in Twyford. Light brown beer. Malty with a peppery hop.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (7320) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; light copper pour with a foamy off white head, nut and malt aroma, taste has a hint of spice with caramel along with a feint amount of hop and moderate bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The King & Castle,Kidderminster 9th February.Clear amber pour with a minimal head.Biscuit and malt aroma.Caramel,biscuit and a little toffee in the flavour.


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