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Brewed by Samlesbury (InBev UK)
Style: Bitter
Preston, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Can and bottle: Filtered.

Was known as "Our Finest Ale" later, "Premium Ale" changing in 2013 to current name.


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1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Yikes. Pretty run of the mill, tastes similar to American adjunct lager with a heftier price tag. If youíre going to spend a couple more bucks , just buck up and get something actually decent.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
christhoel (82) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
brown, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, average carbonation, this is by far 1 of the best beers i have had for quite some time i really found it enjoyable

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (784) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Copper colour, creamy big head. Mild sweet aroma. Caramel sweet flavour mixed with hoppy bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
GuideDogSaint (309) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours golden brown with a thin white head. Aroma caramel, bitter finish. Drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (5370) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014
50cl bottle from abcbeers. ok white head. Clear golden pour. An ok bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3296) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2014
500ml bottle present. Golden brown, reasonable head. Grassy toffee malt aroma. Caramel malt flavour, bitter aftertaste. A bog standard bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15128) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2013
21st December 2013
Bright clear gold beer, small white head. Palate is minerally crisp and dry. Clean dry pale malt. Light touch of citric hops. Finishes dry with a little raw malt. Not too bad, tad dry though.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Martin243 (775) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
500 ml bottle from B&M The absolute epitome of better than no beer at all.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndrewC (323) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Smells of sweet sickly malt. Light body, sweet malt, low hopping. Tastes a bit like a lager. Maybe this is where all those lager brewers got their inspiration.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (1004) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Fruity, bready, pepper, note of raisin, hint of cinnamon, a touch grassy and marmalade. Taste: Medium bitterness, low sweetness and sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light/medium body, average/prickly carbonation, abrupt astringent bitter malty and fruity finish. Comments: Tasty and slight glass lace.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JKaranka (46) - Cardiff, WALES - SEP 12, 2013
Iím surprised I quite like this one as a light pale ale. Aroma is mild, of geraniums and fresh oranges with a tad of malts. Looks lovely on the glass, with a head that dissipates quickly and a light honey colour. Taste is of light malts, some floral tones and orange from the hops. Thereís a bit of caramel and biscuit there too. I was expecting some twang or metallic flavour but the finish is very clean, with barely any bitterness either. Itís not a flavour explosion but itís a nice session ale.


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