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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Previously 4.7%.
1st in the Old Ales/Strong Milds category at the 25th Cambridge Beer Festival.
Named in honor of Ernest Rutherfords work on Splitting the Atom. Amber coloured beer with plenty of character. Bursting with First Gold hoppiness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sad24 (197) - GREAT YARMOUTH, Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2015 Drinkable but not hoppy really. A straight forward bitter really. Ok but not for me..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1418) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Clear golden colour, with white head. Hoppy aroma. Taste has slight citrus and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (4508) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle from home from Waitrose picked up by the lovely Sarah. Clear golden coloured pour with a loose sticky white head. Aroma is earthy hay, sweet careml , some diacetyl maybe. English yeast on the nose as well. Flavour is medium sweet, caramel, damp hay. Dfinitey a little diacetyl, but not too offensive. Medium palate, some sweetness, moderate carbonation and some grain tanin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Citrus, marmalade, malty and caramel. Taste: low/medium bitter and sweetness with low sourness. Palate: Medium thick grainy texture and body, average carbonation, abrupt citrus malty finish. Comments: Good and lace.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2014
Bottle - Xmas gift. Poured a clear, light amber with a thin white head and some lacing. Aroma of straw, orange and a musky note. Malty initial flavour with some caramel and grass. Finish was brown sugar, mild smokey character and some chewy grain. Fairly plain bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RuneStumo (2289) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - APR 4, 2013
29.03.2013. 0,5l Bottle. @tkk. Dark Golden yellow colour with white head. Aroma of fruit and very fresh with nice floral bitterness. Nice medium rich body with good firm bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (5972) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle from myBrewerytap. Pours almost clear golden with a small creamy white head. Aroma of bready malts, weak hops. Taste is clean, light dry bitter floral hops. Well balanced and dry end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1531) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2013
Bottle at home on 15th January 2013; Christmas gift. Pours golden amber with thin white part-lacing foam. Rich hoppy aroma. Deliciously hoppy in-mouth with tangy citrus, a little smoke and savoury touches. Finish is fairly citric and biscuit-malty with developing bitterness. Zingy, engaging texture and medium body. Excellent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (5289) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 4, 2012
Cask at the Prince Regent, Cambridge. Weak floral aroma, The taste is bitter and some more bitterness. A nice refreshing ale. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1434) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2012
Tasted this at the Troon Beer Festival in October 2012. Cask, gravity dispense. Clear pale straw in colour with a slight green tint and a thin white head. Pleasant floral aroma with notes of elderflower lingering long in the nose. Poor lacing throughout. Thin but clean, refreshing mouthfeel. Pale malts give a digestive biscuit base with sweet notes of light toffee and clear honey evident. Fresh floral green hops present in the dusty bitter aftertaste. The finish is rather light with delicate fruit notes of syrupy lychees and peaches, sweet in the mouth. A decent ESB but does taste far weaker than the ABV suggests. Well recommended - especially on a warm summers day.

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