John Smith's

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    Nicks90

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    For years and years I have avoided Smith's like the plague.
    Insipid over cold dishwater served from places like wetherspoons and other such drudgery....
    But last night I went with a mate to bilton working men's club for a pint and that's all they had.
    Sigh

    Well blow me down, it was incredible!
    Really smooth, buttery smooth with a gentle and subtle toffee caramel flavour. Really tasty and well rounded flavour.
    It went down an absolute treat and has shown me again how a good landlord can make a much maligned beer in to an incredible pint.
     
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    Was it I've of the rare places they serve it on cask, by any chance?
     
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    Never seen it on hand pull, only creamflow.
     
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    It's fairly rare, but I had a weekend in knaresborough and is was on cask in a few pubs round there
     
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    Yeah it was hand pull
     
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    Completely different to the cream flow keg junk. It's meant to be a nice session bitter, as you say.
     
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    John Smiths Original on cask is lovely. Nowhere near me sells it, which is a bummer.
     

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