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

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Cask; Core range;
Complex and well rounded with extraordinary fruit and citrus flavours. Award - SIBA Midlands Gold award winner in premium bitters.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (3628) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2011
Hand pulled at the Great Western, Wolverhampton. Big golden ale. Delicious hops: lime, fairy liquid. Perfect bite and balance. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
planky84 (1878) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask at NWAF, Derby, ’14. Pale gold pour with a white head. Sweet fruit aroma. Nice fruit action in the flavour- lots of apricot, pear and kiwi. Nice and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7035) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2010
Cask, gravity at The Old Oak, Horsely Woodhouse, Derbyshire, 05.11.10 Pours warm gold with a white filmy head. There is some honey with little barbs of citrus going on here. Touch sweet, but nice citrusy tang. It;s very likeable but touch sweet. A7 A4 T8 P4 Ov14 3.7

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bammers54 (31) - Camberely, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
from bottle, a really good pale ale, very assessable, moreish, like a session beer, but with lovely complexity and fruity taste from beginning to end. I really like this pale ale would definitely buy again

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dogbomb (863) - ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2012
Cask. Slightly hazy gold with a healthy white head. Nose is spicy - zests and mango - roses. Tropical taste - mango, malt biscuit, hoppy hoppy hoppy. Finish is bitter and full. Lush.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (13369) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Cask in the Great Western. Clear bright gold beer, tiny white head. Light palate, airy. Fine carbonation. Good orange peel hops over light mellow malt. Light finish. Very good marmalade here! Tastes like a Golden. Looks like too.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1227) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
On cask at Three Tuns, Dronfield - a hazy golden pour with a white head, the haze taking some time to clear. The nose is grapefruit, and very strong tropical fruits, the taste is almost floral, with a heavy bite of kumquat. Not too gassy, not too oily. Refreshing, but strong. Not a session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (9636) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Great Western Arms, Wolverhampton. Gold with white head. Quite a big beer for so early in the day, but this had a flowery, fruity character, some peachiness, some sweetish mango then a noticeable alcohol kick. Decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2010
Cask. Clear amber golden with a small off-white head. Sweetish overripe fruit and alcohol in the aroma. Quite full-bodied, sweetish fruit, almost fat with a warming alcoholic finish and a solid dose of hops in the finish. 200110

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ NWAF 10, National Winter Ales Festival, The Venue, Sheridan Suite, Manchester, England.

Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate hoppy, citrus - orange. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100120]


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