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Brewed by Brewster’s (UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Grantham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A dark ruby coloured English ale. Crystal and roasted malts give a full bodied taste that is complimented by two old English hop varieties giving it a fruity finish with a hint of spice.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2006
Cask @ 13th White Cliffs BF, Dover. 3 February, 2006
Medium dark. Dusty aroma. Yellow fruits. Dry, surprisingly thin body, with a bigger aftertaste of darker fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13702) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Cask gravity at Dover BF 06. Yeasty, aroma, brown colour and nice hop. Quite good toffee with touch of smoke. Nice enough

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (1858) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2005
Cask handpump at the Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Dark brown/ruby coloured with creamy white head. Sweet and fruity with a touch of hops. Nice mouthfeel. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
imdownthepub (10210) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2004
Cask Conditioned at The Hobgoblin, Oxford. Deep amber beer with clinging white head. The best beer of this years Xmas Pub crawl in Oxford. Fruit sweet, blackcurrants, sticky malt and an overlying whisp of aromatic hop. Very nice indeed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4247) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2003
Ruby red beer with a lightly hopped aroma and flavour. A standard plainly hopped ale.


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