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

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Adnams Broadside commemorates the fierce battle of Sole Bay fought against the Dutch Republic in 1672 off the Southwold coast, just across the green from our brewery. The fullness of the beer makes it a good accompaniment for stews and steak or kidney and ale pies. All sausage dishes complement Broadside well. A mature cheese ploughmans or cheeseboard of hard English cheeses are a perfect match for bottled Broadside. (Contains barley).


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (3741) - Shrewsbury, 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.

3.7
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (2034) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
Cervesa bona, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Cerveza buena. bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2014
malty hopped leather, dark red thin white head, tastes rich and buttery medium body quite smooth. a good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Lovely hoppy fruity aroma. Dark brown. Looks like a proper ale. Undertones of caramel and fruit but with a hoppy punch. Fine drink! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (987) - SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2014
Dark red beer with a bubbly head. Very light fruit scent. Flavour is fruity with malt but is a bit watery and lightweight given the strength. Drinkable but is, surprisingly, a disappointment compared to the bottled version.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoppybreweruk (33) - WALES - APR 18, 2014
Dark red in colour, hardly any head retention at all. Citrus bittering followed by malty caramel and some biscuit. Pretty bog standard and nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonnyConga (121) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2014
On cask at blacksmith arms, IOW. Poured with a little head. Dark reddy brown. Taste mainly of malt and caramel. Head quickly went. Tasty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (4903) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Handpumped @ White Horse (London). Brownish amber with a medium off-white head and some lacing. Aroma is of caramel, mineral/earthy notes and fruity presence. Taste is slightly malt (breadied malt) with toffee, mineral/earthy notes, fruity presence and a light but sticky bitterness. Light/medium body. Moderate carbonation. Mild, but still tasty. Drinkable aplenty and thirst quenching. Well executed!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2571) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Cask time piece jdw dewsbury. Mahogany colour good white head and lacing. Weak malt aroma. Taste is sweet toffee malts light bitter finish. Medium body soft carbonated. Decent malt ale.


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