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Bowman Warbler

Brewed by Bowman
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Southampton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
A conker coloured premium bitter with an initial sweetness giving way to a dry chestnutty finish. Smooth, full bodied & fragrant. No birds were harmed whilst making this beer!! A donation for each pint and bottle sold is given to the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Amber gold with a thin head. Aromas are nutty weetabix with yeast and raisins. Floral and herbal with black tea and some mustiness. Flavours are toffee and Weetabix malts with dry, woody notes. Raisins with yeast. Hints of earthy apple. A bit unrefined. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Cask gravity at SIBA BF SE 2013 Tonbridge Rugby Club. Hazy mid brown no head. Ok nutty best bitter. Its ok bit sweetish. toffee. Ok esb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7849) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2013
(Bottle. Thanks to SaintMatty) Golden amber colour with frothy, off-white head, leaving traces of lacing. Malty, fruity nose with peaches, apricots, mandarin and a touch of toast, Malty, slightly fruity taste with notes of toast, grainy malt, citrus, apricots, hints of chestnut and a dry finish with a balanced bitterness. Medium body, fairly dry. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5988) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
50cl bottle from The Naked Vine, Alresford. Amber with a thin off-white head; earthy aroma; clean, light, malty flavour with a touch of fruit and caramel; and an earthy finish. A straightforward bitter, and very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Cask at The Harp, copper caramel pour, Fruity aroma, apple juice notes . Fruity flavor, caramel malts, seems a tad off. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9581) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle from brew shop at Aylesbury Hop Pole 17.05.12 consumed at mums 18.05.12 Pours brown with off-white head, touch hazy but to be fair I didn’t let it settle. Little nutty, caramel a fruitiness with a late bitterness. Fine but not as nice as ithers from Bowman. A6 A3 T6 P3 Ov12 3.0

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2012

Cask (gravity) @ The 17th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2011, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, brew mash, nutty - earthy - chestnuts. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110430]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (843) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2012
Cask at Leicester Beer Festival 2012. Cloudy amber with no head. Standard bitter here - bitter hoppiness turning sweeter in the aftertaste. Drinkable but unremarkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (6805) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2010
500ml Bottle - Copper coloured. Fruity and slightly roasted aroma with nuts, malt and dried fruit standing out. The taste is nicely balanced with dried fruit, caramel and roasted malt . Raisins and nuts can be detected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2594) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2010
Cask at Woking 2010 Festival. Pours a clear light amber colour with a small white head. Has a malty citrus hoppy aroma with hint of biscuit. Real malty hoppy flavor with some hints of citrus, that leads to a dry malty finish.

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