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Adnams Broadside (Cask)

Brewed by Adnams
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Broadside was first brewed in 1972 to mark the three-hundred year anniversary of the Battle of Sole Bay. Brewed with Pale Ale malt and First Gold hops, Broadside is a dark ruby red beer, rich in fruitcake aromas, almonds and conserved fruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
luttonm (2341) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2014
1/2 at Crown Rivers, Heathrow Airport. Darker copper brown, nice head. Sweet fruity body. Smooth with amber-banana bread qualities. Medicinal grain in middle. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (3197) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Cask in Spoons. Pours reddish brown, nose is fruity toffee, taste is a bit sweet, thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2014
How: Cask.
Where: The Flying Horse Gatwick Airport.
Appearance: Amber colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Sweet malt, yeast, hops.
Body: Medium body low carbonation.
Flavour: Sweet malt, fruit, some hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (220) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
One of the classic English bitters, though from the cask this didn’t quite live up to expectations. Mahogany brown with a good head and medium body. Caramel, malt and slightly nutty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3937) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Cask @ The Flying Horse, LGW

Pours dark copper with a small bubbly head. Aroma of earthy malts, toffee, sweet caramel and syrup. Taste is malty, smooth and slightly fruity with some toffee and caramely notes. Finish is smooth, slightly bitter and malty. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (425) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUL 22, 2014
Cask at the Assembly Rooms, Epsom. Pours dark reddish brown with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel and biscuit with some fruit. Bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (1632) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Cask at Jolly Sailors, Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. 8th July. Clear, ruby colour. Thick, bubbly, off white head. Chewy malt. Cherry. Hint of toffee. Taste is light dry. Fruity bitter. Fairly full bodied. Finish is dry and light bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with finger thick bubbly white head. Aroma: Stewed fruits, caramel, subtle fruit cake notes and yeasty. Taste: Low sweetness, low/medium bitter and sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, medium body, average carbonation, fairly abrupt fruity, yeasty finish. Comments: Tasty and lace.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (1823) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Cask @ White Horse, Parsons Green. Pours dark amber with caramel / fruity nose. Taste is malt, toffee, fruitcake, jam and a light bitter finish. Decent session bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
seanpg (31) - IRELAND - JUN 29, 2014
Thick creamy head that lasted. Lovely deep colour with creamy mouthfeel. Not much aroma but what you can pick up is raisns and caramel. Sweet aftertaste with not much bittering.

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