No age statement
Category: Ordinary Bitter (mild)
Product of: United Kingdom
Part of the original brewery line up at the Black Sheep Brewery when established in 1992. It is made from Maris Otter malted barley and a higher concentrate of Crystal Malt than Best Bitter, so explaining the darker colour. The hops used include Challenger and Progress with Goldings most prominent.
Sampled on 01/09/2012
Clear, dark copper amber with moderate white head and lacing.
Biscuity malt with caramel, brown sugar, grassy hops and bubblegum.
Moderately bitter with forward maltyness, dried fruit, clove spice and crispy bacon and toasted walnuts.
Sherry like dried fruit and nuttiness with lingering burnt raison bitterness.
Barcode UPC: 5 024583 000016 >
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Crown cap