Brewed by RCH
Style: Bitter
Weston-super-Mare, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned as On The Tiles.
The first beer brewed on the new site with the new plant. The name comes from Paul Davey M.D. and Graham Dunbavan Brewer and the Steam as we now had a steam boiler to heat the copper. This complex multi layered ale has a floral hop aroma with medium bodied hop, bitter taste with some fruit and sweetness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sigmund (6950) - Tau, NORWAY - OCT 29, 2007
500 ml bottle, as RCH On The Tiles, courtesy of Cardinal pub, Stavanger. Bottle conditioned. ABV is 4.0%. Deep golden to orange coloured beer, slightly hazy, low off-white head. Very nice hoppy aroma, notes of tropical fruits. The flavour has a nice balance between the malts (with a hint of caramel) and the distinct and grapefruity hops throughout. Hoppy finish and aftertaste, but not too bitter. Possibly inspired by American pale ales? Anyhow, I like it!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davegore (223) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2007
Tasted as On The Tiles, Bottle from my local indy seller...Pours a orange tinted golden colour, fluffy head with some lacing. Strong aroma of malt and hints of caramel, fruity and malty in the mouth, citrus tang, very nice. Dry quite bitter on the finish which I like a lot.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (14882) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 24, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2010 Rating is an average of cask & bc bottle.
Cask (Peterborough BF 2007)
Rich orange, no head. Sweet malty aroma. Sweet fruity malty taste and bitterness too. (5-3-8-3-13=3.2)
Rerate: 500ml bottle. Bottle conditioned, BB03/11 (7-4-7-4-14=3.6)
2 years of conditioning have treated this very well even though its only 3.9%. Really rich fruity sultana aroma, walnutty too. Taste also a great nutty experience - dry and a touch drying, but also wonderfully fruity and aromatic. It really had conditioned in the bottle - as it was hinting at gushing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2007
Kbenhavnske ldage 07. Bottle. Comes as On The Tiles. Amber with a nice aroma, malty and lightly fruity. The flavour is sweetish, slightly malty wit notes of caramel, fruit and citrus. The finish is rather dry and lightly grapefruit-like. This beer has a nice balance. 2143

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17571) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2007
Cask gravity at Kent BF 07. Copper, lasting bubbly beige head. Actually a great session bitter, good malt/hop combo, hop on end was very good. Balanced and drinkable. I liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 21, 2007
A Mes rate: Gravicask at Kent Beer Festival. Vivid golden brown, nice colour. Aroma of grassy hops with a light sweetness. Floral hop flavour with a nutty and dusty finish. Pleasantly drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2007
Comes as "RCH On The Tiles". Amber colour with an off white head. Malty, fruity and light caramel sweet aroma. Malty, fruity flavor with a light dry finish with a vague note of ashtray.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Comes as "RCH On The Tiles". Clear, amber golden with a dense, off-white head leaving some lacework. Nutty aroma. Light in body with lightly sweet caramel notes and a whiff of nuts. The finish is dry. Quite a quaffer. 130507

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (24427) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a large longlasting off-white head. Sweet malty fruity aroma. Sweet malty and slightly fruity flavor with some hoppy hints. Sweet malty hoppy finish with a bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (41884) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2007
CBF07 sample from bottle. Pours amber clear. Aroma is hoppy and slight malty, dry. Flavour is dry hops with a soft but dry maltbase. Finish is dry bitter.

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