overall
46
87
style
Brewed by RCH
Style: Bitter
Weston-super-Mare, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
The name comes from the Pitchfork rebellion of 1685 the last battle to be fought on English soil of the Civil War. A golden bitter with floral citric hop aroma. It has a hoppy predominate taste which is slightly sweet and fruity and leaves you wanting more.
Pitchfork was judged to be the Best Bitter of the Year in 1998 at the Great British Beer Festival and has been a finalist in the last three years.
Pale malt; Fuggles and Goldings hops.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, - AUG 21, 2007
500 ml bottle. Huge everlasting rocky head. Clear golden color. Nice hoppy nose. Almost full malty with a well prononced hopbitterness. Good body. Hoppy end. Simple and down to earth, still tasty and flavorfull.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davros IX (127) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2017
Cask. An overriding yeast aroma and taste from the pint, but I think it was coming to the end of the barrel. Some hops, some malt, but overall not great.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (5352) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2017
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled at Bon Accord, North Street, Glasgow on 8 Feb 2017, very weak grain aroma, straw with a thin off-white head and thick lacing, fruity, mellow traditional hop flavour, creamy, sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shag (2941) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 3, 2017
A dark golden color with a large white head. Aroma contains some caramel, citrus, and bready notes. The flavor is slightly bitter with a definite malt presence. Some caramel, roasted nuts, and citrus. A buttery mouthfeel to it. Overall a pretty good session beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (17968) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2017
Cask @ Murderers, Norwich. Small head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are fruits, flowers, malt and hops. Bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (11747) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, flowers, light sweet fruit, apples. Flavor is light sweet, malt, flowers, fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 180217

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (19353) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2017
Cask @ Gardeners Arms, Norwich. Clear golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and apples. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 180217

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (2997) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Mar 2009 - Amber in colour. Fruity; citrus-orange. Hoppy; grassy & earthy hops. Malty base; buttery caramel. Moderately bitter citrus-fruity throughout. (2009-03)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (12504) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Cask at cloisters. Pours clear golden, nose is floral, toffee, light citrus, taste is sweet, lemon, chewy toffee, floral.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (7039) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2016
Fra cask p Great Western Hotel, Exeter 27 Sep 16. Lys kopperfarget. Lett plomme- / druearoma. Tynn tett lacing. Smaken frisk syrlig frukt. Trr & bitter etter hvert. Hint av grapefrukt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (2017) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Golden colour bitter with a reasonably satisfying floral hop punch - probably at the upper end of scale for pre-craft beer bitter bitterness. A decent pint, quite smashable.


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