RateBeer
overall
41
42
style
Brewed by Adnams
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle. Filtered and pasteurised. Previously 5.5%. "Adnams Explorer is a light and refreshing blonde beer, with some citrus notes and grapefruit aromas. Fantastic served chilled. Adnams Explorer captures the spirit of discovery by blending Chinook and Columbus hops from the New World. The best in traditional brewing with a contemporary edge."


reebtogi's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4819) - Edmonton, Alberta, - OCT 5, 2012
500ml bottle pours a golden color with a finger of white head that leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light fruity with hints of citrus and cereal grains. Taste is a sharp citrusy bitterness with a light fruity and malty sweetness. Light bodied with modest carbonation leaving a nice tickle on the tongue. A nicely done blonde ale which is very full and flavorful and recommended.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gegwilson (2104) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle. Blond with a frothy off white head. Metallic citrus aroma. The taste is soapy citrus with a little grapefruit and spice. Slightly syrupy texture. OK.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (2028) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Another beer Im kind of on the fence about, what it a good refreshing summery ale or was it blandish. Im going to give this one the benefit of the doubt as well. Serving: Bottle

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2495) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle from Aldi, Carrick-on-Shannon [240615]
Amber, clear, good fluffy white head
Aroma of soft citrus zest, touch of lemon and grapefruit, slight earthy malt, overall soft nose
Taste of caramel, soft citrus zest, hint of earthy bitter hops, mellow hops in this, some biscuit malts
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, slightly oily. Finish is a bit dry, soft sweet malt, mellow citrus zest, clean, easy palate
Overall - Quite quaffable but a tad dull - still a bit better than average supermarket beer

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SangreSani (203) - Głowienka, POLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Golden colored beer with rather small head. Hoppy aroma, some herbs or grass. Low or medium bitterness. Moderate body. Very average beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (345) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Pours nice grapefruit and citrusy decent enough pint quite hoppy a little like a golden ale would be nicer on cask.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MisoW (2294) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 4, 2015
Bottle from Seoul plaza, Bratislava. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma is citrusy, malty. Taste is medium bitter, lightly sweet, malty, grapefruit, lemon.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cuso (5987) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle from Seoul plaza, Bratislava. Golden color with medium white head. Malty aroma with yeast, some fruits, light citrus hops, stale notes. Light hoppy bitter taste with malty backbone, light fruity notes. medium long light hoppy bitter finish. Average beer, I liked draft version much more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (667) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bready and mild orange aroma. A reserved half inch head that fades to steady film. Body is a hazy orange with a hint of gold. Mild bitterness. Light orange taste with a mild breadiness for some thickness.Bubbly carbonation. In contrast it has a light dry finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gurthnar (3022) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle from Seoul Plaza. Aroma lemony, citrusy, however also some stale flavour, which I associate with green bottles and would describe as light-struck, but might just come from heavy pasteurisation since it is a brown bottle. Clear golden colour and quickly disappearing head. The taste goes in the established direction, showing some promising hoppy flavours, but killing it in a few moments with the stale flavour. Average beer, really.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 19


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50