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

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Also available bottle conditioned.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (8996) - Tallinn, - AUG 19, 2011
500ml bottle (ChrisO’s post-GBBF2011 Tuesday)
Almondy maltiness in the aroma. Good sweet body, perhaps a touch winey. Fairly solid, but unexceptional bitter. No grunge from the ’organic’ ingredients. Nice gentle bitter finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2292) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2011
Cask at Twickenham beer festival, amber orange with nice malt and honey nose, hint of fresh nuts, palate is well balanced and solid, malty with spice and caramel notes. Tasty bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity, malty. Flavour is moderate sweet and light light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110803]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2011
Bottled. Golden amber colour with a small head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, some mild floral, wooden and grassy notes. Flavour is fruity, wooden, floral, mildly nutty and also some slight grassy dry bitterness in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2011
Bottle at ChrisO & Ruth’s - Thanks. CLear brown - white head. Red berries, beetroot, amber malts, hay, herbal, straw, medium malty, earthy, light sweetness. ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10422) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2010
Cask at The Carpenters Arms. Pours gold with a mild, white head. Malty nose with faint, earthy hops. Some caramel sweetness and bread in the flavor with light, earthy bitterness. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Malty finish with some short bitters. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle conditioned, 500ml from Millets Farm, Frilford, Oxon. Copper with white head. This smelt and tasted a little stale, there is a sweet, cardboardy, grainy flavour right from the off, with a malty but unfinished, as though it hasn’t brewed out, character. Disappointing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
Coppery colored with cloudy appearance. Little yellow head. Chocolaty and floral aroma with thin hops, some metallic note comes up. Medium bodied. Flavor is also chocolaty in start, aftertaste turns to dry with some flowers.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (4381) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2009
500ml bottle. Golden amber with a thin ring of white head; toffee and farmyard aromas; flavours of toffee and toasted malt, with a gentle bitter finish and some butterscotch to end.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7251) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2007
Bottle from Millets Farm Shop, Oxon August 07 Poured warm golden, aroma was sweet toffee and malts but not overpoweringly so, more of the same in the taste and lacking in bitterness stakes, not bad though.


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