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style
Brewed by Vale
Style: Bitter
Brill, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Hops from across the Atlantic and Kent’s finest produce an assertive dry hoppy ale combined with a pronounced malt background.

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3
john44 (3392) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2017
Cask at GBBF 2009. (Backlog / historic rating from old records. NO tasting notes except "Nothing special.") (Backlog)

3
theprof (1236) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2017
Barrel Great Central Railway beer festival. Pours amber gold with bubbly top. Aroma has toffee malt and hop fruits. Taste is medium sweet medium bitter. Palate slick feel, average carbonation, bitter finish.

2.7
gnoff (10891) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2017
Cask ½ pint at Crispin, Wokingham, on June 14, 2017.
Malty, bitter, gypsum taste. Bitter, dry aftertaste. Medium to full mouthfeel, high dry bitterness. Clear deep golden color, small white head with some lacing. Hoppy, floral, but also a hint of solvents scent.
Not really one that I’ll go back for this beer.
5/3/5/4/10=2.7

3.2
Towey1989 (3257) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2016
Cask at The Roebuck, Leek (Titanic) A clear deep golden colour with a medium white head. Aroma of candied orange, peach, some hedgerow fruits, slight caramel and subtle herbal hops. Taste of orange, peach, some hedgerow fruits, slight caramel, a little biscuit and subtle herbal hops. Light bodied and a slight oily texture. A dry, fruity, herbal hop bitterness in the finish. A fruity golden ale with a lot more hop presence than standard goldens. Decent.

3.2
DeanF (2522) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 16, 2016
Aroma is peach and some malts. Has a good creamy head with a slight golden foggy body. Flavour is soft peach and nutty malt. It like how the low key malts made it satisfying. It’s not a big beer but very drinkable.

3.2
hohops (1093) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Amber, with a small white foamy head. Citrusy and hoppy aroma, fruity malty taste. Good bitter.

3.5
Beese (3209) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a clear amber, with a thin white head. Aroma of dried fruit, dates and grain. Biscuit in the flavour, with some golden syrup and cooked fruit. Finish was hop resin, pine needle and balanced, sweet malt.

3.1
mR_fr0g (13475) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2014. Golden orange coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is dirty, skunky hop, mid sweet and some lemon citrus. Flavour is honey and caramel base malt, floral and grassy hop, semi sweet. Palate is fullish body, syrup and dirty grassy hop. OK but a bit rough round the edges.

3.5
MMR (832) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2014
Very enjoyable beer. Hard to believe it only has 4.2 percent alcohol in it.

3.2
rand (1820) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle 500 ml from PS. Donker blonder ale with orange reflections, short head. Malted aromas, citrs-orange, elderflower, herbs. The taste is rather bitter, with lemon, citrus-grapefruit. crispy hop. A beer in a constant line, bitter and fruity malt.


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