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


on tap

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 16, 2009
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium yellow amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, sugar, paper. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is light medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20090122]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Fruity hoppy aroma. Sweet caramel malt flavoured with a distinct floral hops note. Light bitterness to a nice citrusy hops accent. Ends medium dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (32195) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, as well as ligth notes of straw, while the flavor is sweet with notes of malt, elderflowers, and fruit, as well as light notes of malt. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear deep golden with a small, off-white head. Lightly sweet caramel aroma. Medium body, sweetish caramel and fruit with a whiff of yeast. Dry and bitter finish. 200309

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (24774) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle. Clear golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of sulphur with notes of spices and hops. Fruity flavour of caramel and hops with notes of grass and grape fruits. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
oh6gdx (23917) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2006
Bottled. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is hoppy, flowery and quite sweetish. Flavour is grassy malts with hoppy hints. Watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
omhper (22322) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2006 [Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival] Clear pale amber. Sulphury vegetable nose. Medium sweet with clean mouthfeel and notes of herbs and nutmeg. No bitterness. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (20883) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear golden color with a longlasting white head. Has a fruity malty and slightly hoppy aroma. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with some hints of citrus. Has a long fruity malty finish with some hints of apple in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2011
26th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Amber coloured beer. Crisp palate. Malty with a nice banana note. Not too bitter. Long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16053) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2009 500ml bottle from Morrisons. Copper colour with lasting off white head. Yeasty and citric hop nose with some sweet caramel. Soft in mouth, bit of candy sugar, some more caramel and more citrus hop on the end with some lemon and yeast. The hops are quite zesty. Certainly better than the cask version I had. 3.2/5 Re-rate bottle in Tesco, certainly more hoppy, more pronounced grapefruit and other citrus fruits. Something that I have actually chosen to buy for the train ride home rather than having to put up with something.

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