Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A rich golden ale, with a combination of goldings and pilgrim hops that provide a citrus aroma, with a bitter after taste.

leaparsons' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9110) - Leicester, Leicestershire, - JUN 30, 2013
Cask, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are biscuit and wheat with apple and lemon. Grassy with low pine and jammy apricot. Some light tropical fruit. Flavours are sweet citrus and tropical fruit with jam. Lightly nutty with clean, crisp hops, leafy and blackberry notes and a dry, peppery finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7821) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Cask at staggs. Pours clear golden, nose is sweet toffee, floral, light fruit, taste is juicy citrus, creamy, crisp finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (945) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Pint at the Three Tuns, Gateshead. Hazy gold with a white head. Citrus and cereal aroma Understated citrus and tropical fruit flavour. Juicy palate, soft carbonation, a bit of astringency in the finish. Rather nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (6461) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Cask @ Fox & Goose, Hebden Bridge. Blonde coloured ale with a light hop malt balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (5220) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Cask at the Craven Arms; golden yellow our with a frothy white had, tropical aroma, taste has light biscuit along with bush meat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1769) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
On cask at Chesterfield Alehouse - Dark golden body with a thick white head. Aroma of cereal, caramel and doughy yeast. A little sweet with similar flavours, mild bitterness and lingering alcohol and grass. Mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11964) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with very slight head. Fruity, malty beer a touch of tartness, a little flabby in character. Late fruity sweetness. Not in the best of condition unfortunately.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15793) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2013
Cask gravity at Tenterden BF 2013. Golden lasting white head. Yeast and lemon aroma. Full and tasty in mouth some lemon curd decent strong pale ale good bite on finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (4032) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 13, 2012
Cask by handpump at Cavens Arms, Dumfries - clear pale yellow ale, thin bubbly white head, lightly hopped, mild citrus flavour, medium body, moderate carbonation, very easy to drink

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton 29/06/12. A blonde beer with a whitish head and lacing. A lovely strong fruity bitter. Well hopped. An excellent depth of flavour. Fruits are light; hints of sweetness but not imposing. Malts are pale and balance well. Very tasty, warming and moreish.

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