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Brewed by Moor
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Occasional;
RAW was originally commissioned to be the house beers for Real Ale Weston and the Royal Artillery Arms, both now sadly closed. The landlord and drinkers were already huge fans of Merlins Magic, but wanted something a bit hoppier. They were also intrigued with our unfined natural approach to beer. So we trialled three different unfined, dry-hopped versions of Merlins Magic. Layering the herbal dry-hopped characteristics over the rich malt base, and padding it out with body and flavour enhancing yeast really transformed the already sessionable Merlins Magic into something even more enjoyable. Everyone really loves the result. Consequently we make it available to select pubs whose customers appreciate its natural nature and enhanced flavours. If you are lucky enough to find some you will be rewarded with a truly remarkable best bitter, and perhaps begin to understand that beer is often the better for having some opacity.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gruberm (329) - - APR 21, 2013
from cask at The Clarence, Mayfair. Clear medium amber orange color pour and average sized frothy white head. Tastes of caramel, malty fruits


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen1 (5699) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2017
Fra boks p Mi2 Cardinal mai-17: lett uklar gylden med srdeles tett og fint skum. En superfrisk og fruktig bitter, nesten som en ipa. Citrusfrukter og ste appelsiner. Avrundet, mild bitterhet og elegant syrlighet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (3352) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2017
33cl can at home. Somewhat amber golden with a medium white head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Subtle bitter and sweet tones. Grain, citrus, caramel, some pine and fruits. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (1149) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 5, 2017
On cask. Hazy dark golden color with one finger fluffy head. Fruity aroma. Taste isnt as strong as the aroma, but it is a very drinkable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (12279) - Troms, NORWAY - APR 1, 2017
330ml can from Gulating lutsalg, Troms. Remaining, bubbly, snow white head. Cloudy apricot coloured body. Crocheted lacing to the glassware. Tangy caramel fruity nose. Mixed taste of caramel, orange peels, and earth. Mid-dry bitter ending. Smooth on the swallow. Likable (01.04.2017).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (3849) - SPAIN - MAR 17, 2017
33cl Can @ The Beer Garden Store, Madrid, Spain. Hazy amber colour with a tan head. Aroma is malt, herbs, grass, bread, citrus. Taste is malt, hops, citrus, caramel, pine. Medium body, average to soft carbonation. Good blend between a Bitter and an IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (18008) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2017
Handpumped @ Luppolo 12, Roma. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt, rich hops and has a nice fruity finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
nilsas (3977) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 12, 2017
Moor Raw Bitter 64437

Lukt: Malt og frukter.
Utseende: Rdgul.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Trre frukter, malt, trr avslutning.
Hvor: Mellombesl, Bryne..
Medium: [email protected], [email protected],3%, N[email protected]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (7313) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2017
Shared can at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Moor Night presentation. Deep glden colour, moderate white head. Moderate earthy aroma. Very "English" flavour, earthy and herbal hops, sufficient malts for its ABV, medium dry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tandembrauer (1447) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2017 Shared can at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy amber with off-white head. Aroma of oranges, some caramel, some floral notes. Tastes bitter. Dry mouth feel, bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (988) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2017
330ml can. Hazy golden amber pour with a nice beige head. Aroma of grainy malts, caramel, hoppy, citrus fruits, grass. Taste is pretty much what you expect from that aroma, sweetish malts with a nice bitter fruity hoppiness. Nicely balanced with a nice moderate bitterness, medium bodied. Rarely do I find a Bitter Id happily drink again but this is one is very drinkable.


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