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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask, Special;
This smooth, golden-coloured ale, brewed especially for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, has hints of berry on the nose, leading to a spicy berry flavour which culminates in a lingering bitterness. Hops used: Marynka, Pilgrim

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john44 (3456) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Cask Half Pint – JDW Fest Autumn 2012 - Golden in colour. Fruity; spicy berry fruits. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; biscuity malts, caramel. Quite bitter fruity throughout. Drinkable. (2012-11-03)

Beese (3305) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 3 Nov 2012. Poured amber, with a scummy white head. Aroma of caramel, leafy hop and honey. Dry straw in the flavour, with peppery hop and tinned fruit. Finish was golden syrup, raisins and toast.

SilkTork (5925) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Oct/Nov 2012. JDW, West Quay - Brighton. Pale amber. Toffee and raisin and plum. Citric edge. Damn fine beer.

Finn (8305) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 3, 2013
Knights Templar, Chancery Lane 1 Nov 12. JDW Festivaløl. Gyldenbrun. Lavt skum. God fruktig aroma. Aprikos & svisker. Søt fruktsmak som raskt blir litt bitter. Tørr fruktig bitter ettersmak.

ManVsBeer (11168) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
Gold with a thin head. Has a mix of pale malts and woodland fruit in its nose and a dry bitterness.

DruncanVeasey (8428) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2012
Cask handpull, The High Cross, Leicester, 16/11/12. Burnished, low-headed orange gold. Orange, fig, raisiny aroma with wicker and acetone. Oh. That aniseed and malted milk biscuit, vanilla thing again. Still and full. Some orange-soapy mellow hop. Really tasty with great malt flavours. But.

stravale (3150) - Co. Westmeath, IRELAND - NOV 16, 2012
Cask @ Standing Order, Edinburgh 141112
Golden light amber, dense thin white head, good lacing
Aroma - light caramel malts, light fruits, hmmm
Taste - Bitter hops, quite spicy, some gloopy sweetish pale malts, peppery hops, some fruity malts, bit odd and astringent
Palate - medium body, smooth texture. Finish - dryish, long linger, peppery, rather astringent and too bitter
Overall - I found this too astringent, bitter and peppery

Rune (13743) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2012
One-third pint, cask at The Knights Templar. Tiny, off-white head. Slightly unclear golden. Spiced fruity aroma, notes of lemon. Citrus fruity taste followed by resinous bitterness towards the ending. Semi-dry. Quite alright (JDWs real-ale festival, London 01.11.2012).

yespr (48917) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2012
From cask at Standing Order. Pours clear and clear golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light crisp hoppy. Bitter, light phenolic and grassy. Herbal, bitter and light bitter finish.

Benjii (3050) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2012
On cask at The Standing Order. Pours a golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of caramel, biscuity malt, grassy hops and yeast. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice and dry to finish.

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