Brewed by Batemans
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Wainfleet, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Bottled by Marston.
Ingredients: Maris Otter malt; Goldings, Challenger, and Liberty hops.
""A superb strong Bitter with a complex palate consisting of a delightful hop character balanced by prominent maltiness.""

Gachupines' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gachupines (1251) - USA - SEP 10, 2010
Amber with a thin white head. Aroma is a little musty, but mostly malt. Flavor is light, mostly malt and a little thin in body. Not bad, definitely about standard for the style, good for a session.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1454) - DENMARK - APR 24, 2016
Denne øl har vundet "Camra premium beer of the year", og det sætter jo forventningerne en del op. Den er lidt humlet og smag af malten uden at være sød. Meget lige ud af landevejen øl, troede måske i mit stille sind at der skulle mere til at vinde en Camra award.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danlo (2602) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
500ml bottle from Ken Warne grocery store, Darlington. Coppery amber colour, tan foam head and aroma of malt, toffee, caramel. Taste is roasty malt, doughy bready, some caramel, fruity and grassy earthy hop bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry tangy malty bitter finish. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vaiz (4332) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear amber pour, almost no head. Aroma of spicy malts, licorice, aged hops, honey and some stophoest. Flavor is quite bitter malty, spicy, thick body and smooth. Quite dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (7889) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 7, 2016
*Old rating from 2011. Nice toasted beer with hints of malts and caramel. Nuts. Nice and easy to drink. Full and rich with a nice Ale characteristic. Great and round.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (1385) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2015
500 ml bottle. Deep copper color with a small frothy beige head with clinging lace. Toasted malt nose has a sharp fruity character. Upfront, more fruity malt with notes of plums and Demerara sugar. Slightly spicy hops in midtaste. Finish is soft and dry. Pleasant and well balanced. A nice example of an English bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (1513) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle at home, dark orange beer small head, aroma is some malts, and hop, hint of cardboard, Taste is some malt, some hop, somwhatbitter, meh

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3847) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear brown colored brew with an dry bitter taste and hints of caramel. Like the use of letters in the beername.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
eastkenttom (122) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2015
Hints of dates, dark toffee, licorice and caramel. Subtle aftertaste. Hadn’t expected to like this but yeah, it’s rather good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OllieBBommel (1464) - NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2015
500 ml bottle@home Appearance: clear ruby with nice light beige head. Aroma: hops, malt. Taste: floral hops, mild bitter with licorice. Palate: smooth and dry, medium lasting bitter body, moderate carbonation. Overall: very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (9122) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle from notes. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized white head. Aroma was sweet malts, nutty with some fruity and floral hops. The flavor opens with light sweet malts and citrus. Light bitterness soon follows. This seems to have some age on it. Medium bodied, smooth, just not very exciting.

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