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Adnams Explorer (Bottle)

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

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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Adnams Explorer captures the spirit of discovery by blending Chinook and Columbus hops with the New World. The citrus attack will burst on your palate. Fantastic served chilled and the fruity hoppiness of the beer means that it goes well with cleanly flavoured foods. Try it with salmon, vegetarian options and with summer salads. (Contains barley). Silver medal winner at the 2015 Great British Beer Festival. Bottle. Filtered and pasteurised.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
I_LUV_BEER (117) - - MAY 12, 2016
Served in pint glass from a 500ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden colour with a big white head, leaving plenty of lacing in the glass. Aroma is slightly fruity, with notes of grass and a mild citrus. Taste is a well balanced combination of citrus hops and roasted malts. Medium body with lively carbonation. Very easy to drink, mild and pleasant. A nice thirst quencher!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9018) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2016
Bottle from Booths, Penwortham. Pours clear amber with a short-lived thin white head. Aromas of cooked oranges, apricots. Taste is light sweet, more orange, light honey. Slightly sticky finish .

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (1008) - Santiago, CHILE - FEB 19, 2016
Light gold with a white rim. Aroma is honeyish malt with some herbal hops. Flavor is sweet maltiness with some fruity esthers and a touch of flowery hops. Medium to light palate. Not memorable, but not bad for what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nybol (1264) - DENMARK - FEB 19, 2016
En let frugtagtig lugt med noter af blommer. Meget humlet i smagen og lidt sødlig.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
xXbaptisteXx (225) - - JAN 24, 2016
De couleur blonde la mousse et blanche avec une faible ténacité Au nez on va sentir des arômes de fruits blancs comme la pêche En août on va la sentir peu gazeuse avec une légère amertume qui vient en fin de bouche Une bière de soif correct

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jaghana (5328) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle 50cl, a clear copper beer with good head. Nose is light on exotic fruits, aroma is on hop resin, apricot, mirabelle notes, grassy hops, watery body, medium bitterness, light honey, peach finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rand (1490) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 10, 2015
Bottle 500 ml from Amstein - St-Légier (CH). Golden-amber, with a short off-white foam, flegmatic crackling. Aromas of malt, citrus hop, toffee, slight roasted. The mouth is creamy, a bit sticky, biscuity malt with a nice bitterness of citrus, pine resin, green fruits and spiceds. Lasting bitterness.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
fuzzyhead (7) - Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2015 does not count
Very poor, misleading with the "new world hops" tag, no world hops would be more apt. Taste is extremely bland, slightly bitter and quite fizzy. Kind of like the larger I used to drink before I found great real ales.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
triskaideka (332) - Killarney, IRELAND - NOV 3, 2015
bottle from Aldi - pours amber with white heads. Aroma - citrus/hay; Taste - citrus, grapefruit, touch of caramel. Very likeable

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
birocotsios (110) - - SEP 2, 2015
Hazy gold with a rich white foam. Rich malty aroma. Full but balanced between tje malty sweetnes and the hoppy bitterness with notes of citrus. Syropy texture with mild carbonation.


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