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Andwell King John (Cask)

Brewed by Andwell
Style: Bitter
Hook, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.
NOTE: The bottled version (at 4.6%) has a separate listing.
This Pale Ale takes its name from the castle built by King John in 1207 less than 1 mile from the brewery, and from where he rode out to Runnymeade to sign the Magna Carta. The beer itself is deep amber in colour with a blend of pale ale and crystal malt, the bitterness and fruity aroma are developed from a combination of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21621) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Cask (backlog). Deep ambery brown colour with a small beige head. Aroma is mild toasted notes, some nuttiness, mild biscuits as well as some slight caramel malts along with a slight wooden, herbal and slightly resiny notes. Flavour is wooden, resiny, some sappy and mildly earthy and herbal notes along with a quite nice crisp maltiness to it. Easy to drink bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14509) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Cask gravity at Tonbridge Siba 2014. Clear chestnut colour lasting beige head. malty toffee aroma. Faint hop. It’s a brown bitter touch of biscuit. Fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5346) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Blue Anchor, Hammersmith. Malty rich with good rootsy hops. A tasty and satisfying brew, especially on this sunny day by the Thames.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
danbridgey (3) - basingstoke, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014 does not count
poured at the Derby Inn, Hampshire. Smooth pour with a slightly lively head, nice soft aroma with a slightly fruity aftertaste. Overall not a bad ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (1101) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Cask at The Bell and the Dragon, 10th February 14. Nice full flavoured bitter, some cocoa notes, good bittering hops. not a bad pint

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4834) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2013
Cask @ The Ploughe Inn, Longparish. Beautiful looking, clear, deep amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma has caramel, toast, malt and fruit. Flavor is smooth malt, caramel, toast, fruit and mild, pleasant bitterness. Medium body and decent aftertaste. Quite nice bitter that suits the cask treatment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11145) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Cask at the Bell, Waltham St Lawrence, 05/05/13. Dark amber/chestnut brown with a thin beige head. Nose is dark malts, toffee, biscuit, grain. Taste comprises toffee, dark fruits, biscuit, malts. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitter notes in the finish. An OK bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (5111) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2013
Dark amber in colour with a crisp medium bitterness but also a slight fruitiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
olliejobbins (1185) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Cask at gomshall mill. Appearance is great. Clear dark red with a substantial thick head. Great lacing. Aroma was equally good with strong fruit and hops. Sadly the taste was poor. Expected big flavours but essentially got grassy choppy water. Easily drinkable but very dull.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (3568) - NORTHERN IRELAND - NOV 24, 2012
Cask in eclipse, Winchester
Chestnut, slight white head, caramalt nose, sweet malt, ripe fruit slight oxidation and too cold.

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