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Jennings Crag Rat - Jennings Brothers PLC

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 4
Avg: 2.85
pDev: 18.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jennings Brothers PLC visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 09-10-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 4
Reviews by mdagnew:
Photo of mdagnew
3.51/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle bought from Grape Expectations, Ballyclare...

Poured a coppery orange colour... Slightly off white head poured quite thick and foamy then faded to light layer... No real lacing...

Aroma - Light toffee malts, nice biscuity notes, fruity (oranges, apples, light figs), buttery, light nuttiness, some light fruity hops...

Taste – Nice spicy hop bitterness, light biscuity malts, grassy, some grapefruit notes, light saltiness, very faint toffee sweetness... All a touch underwhelming...

Feel - Quite smooth initially but with a little sharpness underneath. Light bodied. Pretty drinkable - would make a pretty good session beer...

Overall - An OK beer... nothing ground breaking but very drinkable... worth a try...

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Photo of rastaman
2.26/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had it on cask and it was till pretty boring, thin and grainy, with some some light citrus hops, minimal bitterness. i mean, its drinkable and all, but its not very interesting. A very below average English cask bitter, a bit too light bodied and the palates a bit too thin.

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Photo of GreenCard
2.44/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance: light brown, good clarity, thinnish cap of off-white foam

Aroma: a bit skunky, vomit, touch of malt (I guess)

Flavor: semi-sweet malty backbone, vegetal hop flavor, a bit grassy, finishes dry with a lingering aftertaste of bitter roots

Mouthfeel: medium-light body, fine carbonation, soft texture

Other comments: This is one of those examples of how a beer can go skunky even though it's in a brown bottle. Either that or it's supposed to be this way. Perhaps how cragrats smell?

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Photo of jarmby1711
3.19/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A dark amber ale with a sudsy white head, with a minimal but present bead.
The smell is mild to watery at best , howeve warming closer to room temperature allowed some malt quality to develop,
The flavours were mediocre and bland , with a bitter finish being the most distinctive trait.
There is just no character about this beer .
It is drinkable but is boring

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Jennings Crag Rat from Jennings Brothers PLC
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.