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Cumbrian Legendary Esthwaite / Dicky Doodle



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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
Cask; Regular.
Name changed from Dick Doodle to Esthwaite in 2011.
A golden bitter at 3.9% abv with the distinctive flavour and aroma of American Cascade hops. Now made with Loweswater yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (9536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2016
Cask at the Continental, Preston. As Esthwaite Bitter. Pours clear pale yellow gold with a thick white head. Aromas of lemon meringue pie, light sweet biscuity malt. Taste is more lemon and biscuit. Slips down easily.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (6556) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2015
Cask, gravity dispense at the Mulberry, Twickenham as ’Cumbrian Legendary Esthwaite Bitter’. Clear orange, still, clear, small bubbly white head. Aroma is tangerine, a little dandelion, straw. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is bready, dry, slightly ashy, twigs, soft bitterness. Decent old-school bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (17221) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2015
Gravity dispense at the Mulberry Tree, Twickenham, 06/11/15. Clear golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is light floral notes, straw, melon, bread dough. Taste comprises tangerine, straw, pale malt, grassy. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with grassy hop bitterness. Ok golde.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17337) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Cask gravity at New Inn Canterbury. Bit hazy smells of a not quite settled bitter and that’s what it is. A bit earthy muddy some peppery hop. No real condition earthy muddy. Not great. Couldn’t finish a half

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7958) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2013
On gravity at the Gryphon, Bristol 1/3/2013. Amber with a slight, off-white head. Biscuity malts, floral hops, some citrus fruits and a decent, bitter finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ Hop Pole Inn, [ Hop Pole Beer Festival & Aylesbury Brewhouse Grand Opening 2011 ], 83 Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England HP19 9AZ.

ABV: 3.8%. Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, apple, light to moderate hoppy, orange - citrus. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20111204]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
4th December 2009
Pigs Ear. Light gold beer. Light dry palate. Good hoppy fruits, mild grapefruit with a very light streak of pineapple. Finishes pretty dry. Nice hoppy flavours but over dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2011
Cask at The Hop Pole, Aylesbury. Clear darkish amber. Malty bready nose. Mid sweet with light-medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Some caramel and ripe fruits, spicy hop bitterness that grows.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4195) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2011
Cask at the Magpie, golden brown with a fine lacy head, citrus hoppy nose with a touch of biscuit, crisp and malty body, faint hints of peach and dry grass, more digestive biscuit, a dry grapefruity bitterness in the finish. Quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2011
On cask at The Cask and Barrel (Southside). Pours a light golden colour with a thick white head. Aroma of original creaming soda, caramel and key lime pie. Similar flavours with a lemon cheesecake quality, moderate carbonation and a creamy mouth-feel. Lingering grass, cheesecake and creaming soda flavours. Nicely bitter and very drinkable.

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