overall
65
97
style
Brewed by Ossett
Style: Bitter
Ossett, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular (formerly Occasional).
A full bodied ruby red ale with subtle chocolate malt character. Inital maltiness leads to citrus, spice and bitterness at the end. A rare Slovenian variety of hop provides both bitter finish and the aroma.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 18, 2012
Its big, its red, it might make you good in bed. But Im not sure, because Im more focused on real ales.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (4906) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 1, 2016
Cask (4%), 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at The Raven, Glasgow on 26 Sep 2016, weak fruity aroma, deep chestnut brown with a thick creamy head and thick lacing, fruity, red malty, grain flavours, creamy, smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (22685) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2016
10th August 2016
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Clear amber beer, a few pale tan bubbles. Palate is light and dry, modest fine carbonation. Modestly sweet malts, a little caramel. Mild orange, some peel. Ripe dried fruits. Light floral finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14453) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2016
Sampled @ GBBF Day 2. Clear autmnal chestnut red brown color, small off-white head. Smell and taste malts, brown malts, caramel, malt bitterness. Average body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17602) - PCastle, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Klares hell orange braunes Bier. Geruch s malzig, leicht nussig, rotes malz. Geschmack mild nussig, rotes malz, Fichte.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ndburns (185) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2016
Pint at Charlton Kings Club. Pours Red-Amber with a thick beige head. Malty, hoppy aroma, a little pine. Similar flavor, a little sweet up front, quite bitter, some fruity notes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjsint (2459) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2016
Handpull cask at the Salutation, Doncaster. Dark brownish red, very clear with a white head. Lots of lacing. Not much scent. Some malt, berry, forest floor... noticeably metallic. Taste is an acrid bitter which later softens to a pleasant fruity sweetness. But its too late. A lingering acrid note at the end. A real let down.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4028) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2016
Tried at the cardinals hat, Lincoln. Reddish Amber colour with an off white head. Aroma fruity malts, taste has more citrus sweet. Nice enough.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8809) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Cask @ Flowerpot, Mirfield. Golden-blonde with a creamy-smooth head. Lightly malty in both aroma and taste with a few darker tasting malts involved.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theprof (596) - Nottingham, ENGLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Cask. Pleasant fruity scent. Red chestnut body. White top thins to lace. Good malty flavours in the foreground but with citrus hops stretching the taste on the palate. I could get used to this.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2656) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Cask black bull liversidge. Great ruby colour great thick long lasting beige head. Aroma is fruity toffee malts. Taste is same nice bitter finish. Medium body. Great looking yorkshire bitter.


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