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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: 247   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.


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4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
anfractuosity (148) - - MAR 29, 2013
Very quaffable.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
magicmn (82) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 8, 2015
Deep red to light brown colour. Foam is just right for a cask ale. Sweet fruit caramel aroma. Taste is similar: dominated by fruitness with very light red wine notes some british hop light bitterness in aftertaste. Overall its closer to old ale IMO.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1227) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
part of my 2013 backlog. amber colour with off white head. roasted malt and slightly bitter flavour. medium sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnmike (1051) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Cask at a pub in Portsmouth - foam linger for a long time and was creamy. Good ale with my "steak"

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenclansman (885) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - DEC 2, 2014
Its been a long time since i had this one from the cask. average beer without anything special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
luttonm (2571) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (4136) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Cask in Spoons. Pours reddish brown, nose is fruity toffee, taste is a bit sweet, thin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (4208) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (287) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (4086) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (513) - 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.


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