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


on tap

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask; Regular.

A balanced ruby beer created using a double mash process.

SnowyChainsaw's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SnowyChainsaw (4) - - JAN 18, 2013
sweet fudge aroma with notes of vanilla and a deep roasted coffee flavour. dark ruby colour and creamy on the palate. one of my favorites

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Finn (6291) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2016
Fra fat på Greyhound i Derby 16 Feb 16. Delt med Rune. Ultramørk rubinrød. Nesten ikke skum. Anonym fruktaroma. Smaken papp med spor av frukt. Lite variasjon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 29, 2016
Cask, half-pint, at Greyhound in Derby. Deep, dark ruby body. Naked surface. Aromas of dark malts and leaves. Caramel malty flavours added by dark dough and a touch of liquorice. Mid-sweet ending. Medium bodied. Not bad at all (shared with Finn 16.02.2016).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (13370) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Cask conditioned at The White Horse, Banbury. Chestnut with cream head. This was a sweet, malty beer with a mashy, tarty character. Fruity, sourish peach perhaps with some red berry. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (862) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Cask at the Brewery Tap, Burton. Ruby poured with off white head, hints of malt, caramel, oats, light fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton 08/04/14. A dark ruby coloured beer with an off-white head and lace. An apple and summer fruit aroma. Boozy in the mouth. Has a flavour of garibaldi biscuits soaked in booze. Interesting and tasty although you wouldn’t want more than one. Has a sherry note too.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
planky84 (2873) - Lee, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask at the NWAF, Derby, ’14. Reddish brown pour with a beige head. Aromas of orchard fruit and some poorly scrawled reference that looks like ’deer mirt’.. well there’s a first.... I really must step into the modern world and purchase one of those flashy phone thingys.... anyway back on track.... flavours of toffee and orchard fruit. Quite dry. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3276) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Cask in the Old Bell Hotel, Derby. Chestnut body with a small cream head. A very malty brew Bitter and nutty with a touch of coffee. A bit watery, but decent and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2013
Cask,gravity at Redditch Beer Festival,Worcestershire.Poured dark brown with smallish off white head.Light aroma of malt with a malty taste and light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (5560) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2012
Has a dark brown colour. Very malty aroma and taste with a touch of vinous oak.

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