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Brewed by Butts
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Hungerford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.

Hoppy and well balanced without being sweet


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (34777) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, old malt, dusty, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (070808)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30913) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
From cask at Market porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild citrusy and sligh peachy. Smooth fruity and crisp citrusy. Bitter and slight citrusy. Ends dry and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29224) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2004
The aroma is lovely of oranges and aroma hops. The color is orange and it has no head. The flavor is lightly sweet in the beginning, watery in the middle, but with a good bitter end combined with notes of grass and oil. A very nice beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20299) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity and quite grassy. Flavour is grassy, grainy, toffeeish and also has some mild sour wooden notes. Wood and rotten fruits in the rather longlasting bitterish finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16584) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Rating #3400. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma. Sweetish malty fruity hoppy flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish fruity hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (14744) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2010
23rd April 2010. On tap at the Rake. Clear gold beer. No head. Low carbonation. Dry palate. Fresh fruity grapefruit and a dash of orange. Finishes dry. Standard stuff but it’s okay!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14195) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2007
Golden orange, strong orange hoppy with bitter juicy finish, some sharper citrusy tones

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2007
Cask gravity at Kent BF. Gold, bubbly white head. Bit yeasty on aroma. Some citrus hops. It’s a fairly standard citrusy bitter. Fine, if not outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12378) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 22, 2002
Amber; fruity, good foresty hops; slight toastiness. Interesting bottled English ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (11056) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
golden with a small white head. Weak grainy and biscuit malt aroma. Sweet and fruity flavour with some biscuit malt notes.-


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