Brewed by Teignworthy
Style: Bitter
Newton Abbot, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
This is a copper coloured ale with sweeter overtones. It has a traditional best bitter strength, offering the drinker a well balanced and smooth pint.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (47600) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012

Bottle 500ml.

Light unclear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120806]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (10400) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Bottle. Golden brown with a very large foam. Aromas are yeasty with stewed apple and weetabix. Bready with light lemon and some wheat. Flavours are earthy, ripe apple with pear and toffee. Yeasty with citrus on the finish. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (26412) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2012
[email protected] Amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, fruits, nutty and some floral and grassy notes as well. Flavour is fruity, floral, caramelly, mild nutty notes as well as some bready and crystal malty notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (23261) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2012
bottle at chrisO ... copper ... thin white lacing ... soft zezty toffee ...light grassy nose ... soft fruits ... light toffee and again grassy ... ok

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9369) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2011
bottle from Trumps, Sidmouth. Golden colour, lovely hop aroma. Malty base, the hop profile is brilliant: fresh, slightly resiny with a citrusy touch. Smooth palate. Anytime again.
Earlier Rating: 7/31/2007 Total Score: 3.4
bottle, bought at the brewery. Copper colour, tiny head. Low carbonation. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavours of roasted malt, quite fruity. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle from some random offy in Devon, shared with our Mes. Slightly murky orange brown, the colour of a slug, big bubbled off white head. fairly standards stuff, some malts, some hops, some bitterness. Uneventful but certaiily drinkable. Bit thin all round but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (6370) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2011
50cl bottle from Moor & More Beer, Plymouth. Golden amber with a loose white head; aroma of leafy hops and damp straw; slightly sour fruit taste - with apples and pears, and a farmyard fee; the finish is fresh with crisp apples and is also slightly salty. An OK bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2010
A Mes rate. Bottle from some random offy in Devon thanks to our Weasel.
Cleanish orange amber colour with a thin white head. Reasonable bitterness, faint citric character, a fair bit of wet cardboard spoils it rather too much. Faint metallic notes too. Basic and uneventful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (17996) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2010
500ml bottle that was a present from someone and I should have drunk ages ago, but never got around to it. Rich deep amber with lasting beige head. Its kept very well considering its over a year old and the malts are good, some decent English hops on the end. A very passable bitter. I rather like it and I bet it would be good on handpull fresh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8464) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Bag ONails, Bristol 21/02/10. Amber with a slight white head. Aroma of barley sugar and apricot, with some hedgerow hops. Flavour of doughy malts, with more summer fruits and decent, bitter finish. Ok.

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