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    Default I like Black Sheep Beer and I am proud of it!

    I just thought I'd take this opportunity to say that I really like the caramel taste and smell of a good Black Sheep Bitter. And a fine pint of Riggwelter is sublime.

    I got the taste for Black Sheep beer on a holiday in Pateley Bridge a few years back. I have done the Brewery tour and supped beer in the visitor centre bar. And I bought the glasses.

    There is nothing 'ubiquitous' about Black Sheep.

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    The key word is good , i had a pint of Black Sheep tonight and it was awfull , warm and flat , when i complained i got one which was cool and flat ...... good pub . good beer.... bad pub , bad beer
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oggwyn Trench View Post
    The key word is good , i had a pint of Black Sheep tonight and it was awfull , warm and flat , when i complained i got one which was cool and flat ...... good pub . good beer.... bad pub , bad beer
    Which Black Sheep was it? I had a pint of Bitter two weeks ago in Henley. Like all the beers that day, it was warm and flat. Mind you, it was a hot day. It was the best pint I had that day though.

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    Wow, Black Sheep. That brings back memories on another site, nearly a year ago to the day!

    http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs...ts.shtml/7966/

    Griffo was the chaps name. Best response to a customer complaint I've every written online I think
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    Excellent response.

    Some people are just so rude!

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    I'm not adverse to BlackSheep, Riggwelter rather than the bitters,but there are other Yorkshire beers that I prefer:Copper Dragon Golden Pippin to name but one. What does irk me is that seemingly every pub in the Dales has BS- a bit like Sheps here in Kent. I love most Sheps beers, but to find them in a free house...There, I didn't use the u-word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by General Staal View Post
    Which Black Sheep was it? I had a pint of Bitter two weeks ago in Henley. Like all the beers that day, it was warm and flat. Mind you, it was a hot day. It was the best pint I had that day though.
    It was Black Sheep Bitter , i dont mind it normally but this one was just badly looked after
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    Quote Originally Posted by General Staal View Post
    There is nothing 'ubiquitous' about Black Sheep.
    There is nothing pejorative about the word "ubiquitous"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by General Staal View Post
    There is nothing 'ubiquitous' about Black Sheep.
    Well as Wittenden almost says it is in the Dales (in fact in most of North Yorkshire) although it's not as wide spread as John Smiths in some places. It is also the best of the four most widely available, Tetleys, John Smiths, Theakstons, Black Sheep, It's also better than Hambleton in my opinion but not a patch on Copper Dragon, Daleside, Wensleydale, Roosters, etc. Of course since we have 28 decent breweries in North Yorks, plus 2 that are crap, the bar is a bit high
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