Brewed by Saltaire
Style: Bitter
Shipley, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask: Regular.
A copper coloured session bitter with Crystal Rye malt giving silky, toffee flavours. Hopped with Fuggles and Bramling Cross hops.

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fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
Cask (handpump) @ Shakespeares Head, Africa House, 64-68 Kingsway, Holborn, Greater London, England WC2B 6BG.
Clear light medium yellow orange color with a small average, frothy with butter dabs, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, apple, light to moderate hoppy, citrus notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20091228]

oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2011
Cask. Pale copper colour, small beige head. Aroma is wood, herbs, some caramel and bready notes as well. Flavour is caramel and crystal malts along with fruits, wood, some birch sap and mild resiny notes.

madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2012
17th February 2012
On tap somewhere! Clear amber beer. Light dry palate. Creamy malt base and a light spicy feel about it, I guess from the rye. Marmalade hops, just a slight bitter edge. Finishes dry. Not bad.

cgarvieuk (24475) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 21, 2010
copper ... creamy off white head ... light fruity hop nose ... dry musty /// little woody ... dull

harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2009
Cask handpull at The Market Porter. I got the last half out of the barrel, so a bit hard to say. Hazy old gold, lasting thick cream. Quite heavy on the rye, good woody taste. No condition. OK, should be quite interesting when in good nick.

FatPhil (16102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 6, 2010
500ml bottle - shared by Mark&Sarah - thanks!
Spicy menthol and mashy aroma - vapo-rub. Softer taste - bready. However, some saccharine in the finish is drying in places. Fullish palate, but a tiny touch of elastoplast.

imdownthepub (14553) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2009
Cask conditioned at Far from the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Amber to brown with white head. Darkly roasted grainy taste, a little like burnt cocoa husk with a dry bitterness and a late flowery hop note. Reasonable and a little unusual.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2008
Cask conditioned - handpump - Malt Shovel Northampton A copper bronze coloured beer with a thin white head. Some toasty wheaty notes in the nose which follows through to the otherwise clean and drinkable mouth. No discernible rye notes if indeed there’s rye in there.

downender (8659) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 20, 2009
Cask-conditioned at the Portcullis, Bristol 19/09/09. Amber coloured with a decent white head. Spicy aroma, with some apricots and earthy hops. Flavours of more fruit, cereal malts and a bitter finish. Enjoyable.

chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2010
Cask (gravity dispense) at Ealing Beer Festival, July 2009. Amber colour. Loose white head. Moderate condition. Distinctly grainy (not in a bad way) aroma but I wouldn’t necessarily have picked out rye. Very dry mouthfeel. More malty character. Hops only make a late appearance but produce a strong bitterness in the aftertaste. Decent drinkable stuff - tasty for a 3.8% session bitter.

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