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Brewed by Mordue
Style: Bitter
North Shields, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A tasty, complex beer with malt and hops throughout and a long, satisfying bitter finish. Well worthy of the title ’Champion Beer of Britain’ award 1997.

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3.3
cgarvieuk (24536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2012
cask at paisley ... copper brown ... thin tan head ... sweet dark fruity toffee nose ... over dark suger malts ...toffee malts ...dark fruits ... heavy and sweet

2.9
DnAuK (112) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
Deep brown ale but not as sweet or cloying as many of this type. Fruity hops give it aroma and bite. Almost refreshing. And not at all bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
TheJestersBeer (2430) - SWEDEN - APR 16, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours a deep amber, with an off-white head. Floral aroma, quite spicy, malt, light toast, lots of fruits, hops, orange peel, caramel, spruce. Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity taste, caramel, malt, light toast, hops, earth, slightly thin, dries out in the finish. (2012-04-14)

4
ralphdot (1094) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2012
4.5% dark brown with a good head, fruity malt aroma, malty caramel bitter taste, very good.

2.7
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a clear amber with a rough off-white head. Sweet caramellish aroma with a twist of nuts. Medium body, sweet caramel, very heavy on the phenols in an almost chemical way. Ends dry and bitter. 310112

2.1
chrisv10 (17474) - DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Dark amber/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, phenols and tiny bit plastic. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, phenols, little plastic, hops and medium bitter.

3
Rasmus40 (20940) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear reddish amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 310312

3.2
saxo (18589) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle @ Fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are sweet malt, caramel, notes of smoke, fruits and hops. Slightly watery palate.

3.9
superflyguy (439) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2012
"malt forward" anyone? a cracking pint. lovely deep malt aroma and a flavour that digs deep into the taste buds. loads of those yummy caramel, toffee and gentle roasted malt flavours. balanced bitter finish. Why aye man!

2.8
stravale (3065) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - MAR 25, 2012
Cask @ Joiners Arms, Morpeth 220312
Caramel brown...clear..dense creamy white head..good lacing
Aroma - light caramel malt.hint of spicy hops..light yeast....dull aroma
Taste - caramel malts...light earthy spicy hops...light hedgerow fruit...bit of roasted malt..background of bitter hops...yeast
Palate - soft carb...medium body..smooth. Finish as main flavour..lingering light bitter hop...bit metallic finish
Overall - Ordinary bitter - not that impressed


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