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

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unknown

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


zippermouth's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zippermouth (35) - Newcastle, - AUG 15, 2004
A regular that doesn’t come my way often enough. A traditional regular that comes in quite heavy. OK.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strap (556) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 22, 2015
Deep brownish red with a thick off white head. Good mix of malt and lightly hopped. Light feel and refreshing

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
11276 (6) - - MAY 16, 2015 does not count
Cask 16/05/2015 pours Amber with a white foamy head. Sweet malty aroma. Tastes sweet with a slight bitter aftertaste. fruity, fruitcakeish (raisin) almost spicy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuszek (388) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 16, 2015
Pours amber brown, off white head, good lacing. Aroma of caramel, malt, dried fruits, some hops. Taste malty sweet and hoppy bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Torrefacto (839) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 10, 2015
Rubí limpio, espuma canela. Sabor y aroma oxidados y ferrosos. Bastante mal , la verdad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (5326) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 7, 2015
Deep brownish/amber color with a off white head. Fruity and hoppy nose. Flavour is hoppy, sweet dark malt, caramel malt and fruity. Medium body. A bit sweet and a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation.
[On tap at Bridge House (Adnams) in London, England]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nihtila (1473) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 3, 2015
Cask at Standing Order. Pours deep ruby. Aroma of berries, caramel malts. Tasteis sweetish, caramel malty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (1657) - NORWAY - MAR 9, 2015
From cask at The Crown Rivers at Heathrow Airport 09.03.15. Darkm nutty brown. Very persisten beige head and lacing. Aroma of dark malt, dark caramel, nuts, brittle and dark berries. Similar and fruity taste. Quite sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (400) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) A clear ruby brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma is sweet and malty with caramel, fruitcake, berries and alcoholic scents. Taste of caramel, biscuit, fruitcake, dark fruits, nuts and some spiciness. Medium bodied and a smooth but oily texture. A soft, fruity finish. An overall good beer, full of flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (822) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2015
Cask at the Riverside Hotel, Ipswich. A mahogany brown colour with small off white head. Aroma of caramel, malt and dark fruit. Medium body. Average carbonation. Bittersweet finish. One of Adnams best.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sad24 (209) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
From the bottle from Southwold...just not my cup of tea......................


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