Brewed by Tom Wood’s
Style: Bitter
Barnetby, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask: Regular
A chestnut brown beer with a delicate balance of caramel and fruit, tempered by a roasted coffee bitterness and slight nuttiness in the finish.

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theprof (1014) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2016
Cask. Aroma nutty earthy malts. Pours an attractive copper with white lace wash. Taste has some toasted malts with a spicy nutty hop finish. On the board as a brown ale rather than a bitter but I suspect the cognoscenti would affirm its Bitter status. In that sense it looks good and lingers well.

tombyars (1702) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - JAN 10, 2012
Tasted this in the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in February 2008. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale amber in colour with a thin creamy white head. Slight note of dusty hops in the short aroma. Thin resiny mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives a juicy fruit base with pink grapefruit and lychees. Slightly dry, grassy notes in the short bitter aftertaste. Finish is sweet and malty with strong fruit notes evident. A decent session ESB.

cgarvieuk (24793) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 22, 2010
cask at cloisters ... copper ... musty nose ... soft dull fruity toffee ... poor but drinkable

anders37 (26709) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2009
Cask @ Moon Under Water, JDW. Leicester Square WC2. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

berkshirejohn (6532) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 28, 2009 Cask at the Alexandra, Derby. Bronze with a thin white head; sour malt aroma; lots of chewy malt flavour, slightly dry and earthy, with roasted hazelnut; rich roasted malt finish. (6/3/6/3/13)

Re-rate Cask at the Westgate Inn (JDW), Canterbury. Dark amber with a thin white head; malty aroma; caramel malt flavours; clean sustained bitter finish. (5/3/6/4/13)

FatPhil (16369) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2008
Cask (Metropolitan, London)
Rich brown, loose head. Full bodied - plenty of both malts and noble hops. Slightly earthy, slightly nutty. Solid English bitter.

wildebeest (13) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2008
Cask, Market Porter, 17/5/08. Dark copper coloured with a fruity nose, mostly sweet toffee malt and a little hop aroma. Not a lot going on.

Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2007
Cask conditioned. Brown coloured. Fruity, malty and slightly nutty in the aroma. Sweetish malt flavour. Some bitterness in the finish.

hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2007
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Faint malt aroma. Fruit (Seville orange, perhaps) and malt taste. Peppery mid bitter finish. Not bad.

harrisoni (18817) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2006
Cask handpull at Crosse Keys JDW, London. Deep copper in colour with thin beige head. Earthy citric hop aroma. Good malts in mouth, which take on the darkish side. Finish crries on this grapefruit/lemon hop trend with a mix of choc. Never gets sweet though. Really accomplished bitter

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