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Arundel Budding Beauty

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43
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Formerly brewed at Arundel
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Arundel, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Special
Brewed for Wetherspoon 2013 Spring Real Ale Festival

This copper-coloured beer has fruit and malt in the aroma, leading to a well-balanced mix of fruit, malt and hops in the flavour, plus a hoppy, bitter finish.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Cask Half Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2013 during Spoons Festival - Copper-Amber in colour. Malty; sweet biscuity malts, caramel. Fruity; orange citrus. Hoppy; slight hops. Sweet bitter malty fruity leading to a more bitter hoppy finish. OK. Drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5277) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2013
JDW, Rochester. Orange amber with creamy head. pleasant chocolate notes in a drinkable and soft best bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
15th April 2013
Penderel Oak Spoons. Almost clear amber beer, residual pale tan head. Palate is soft and airy. Very mild carbonation. Sweet malts with a trace of toffee. Mild tangy dried fruits and a touch of raw grain. Comes together quite well for a crispy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Cask, The Highcross, Leicester. Amber brown with a firm head. Aromas are biscuit and cream with oak barrel and spices. Orange and lemon rind with grain. Flavours are sweet biscuit and wheat with cereal malt. Mixed citrus with some earthy autumn fruits. Dry and peppery on the finish. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask at the Willow Walk, Victoria, 15/04/13. Lightly hazed dark amber/copper with a thin off white head that quickly dissipates to edgeing and a film. Nose is dark caramel, malt, biscuit. Taste comprises bread dough, treacle toffee, crushed cheesecake base, brown sugar, light fruits, vanilla. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, bitterness in the finish. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2381) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
Cask@CourtofRequests, oldbury. copper beer with large foam head. Faint malt aroma. Taste is malts and some fruity bitterness in the hops. Watery palate. Below par.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 18, 2013
The Felix, Nuneaton, 16/04/13. Dense capped bronze draped with condition. Souring, Flemish-like aroma with rhubarb, farmyard, mildew and coffee. Dank, mildewed flavour like rainwater with a squirt of grenadine. Nut husk and tonic afters. Poorest beer so far of the fest: even blended with 3 other festival beers could still taste the mildew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
Cask at the Bear (JDW), Maidenhead. Deep amber with a ring of white head; malty aroma; soft, biscuity malt taste, with a woody bitterness; and a malty, satisfying finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3088) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 17, 2013
Cask by handpump at Counting House, Glasgow - clear amber brown, creamy beige head, very weak roasted malt aroma, good lacing, chocolate, toffee, nutty flavour, bittersweet with a malty aftertaste

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2013
Copper coloured with a very small head. It has a nutty dry character with chocolates notes and hints of fruit in its aroma.


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