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

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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Organic Tavern malt; Organic First Gold and Hallertau hops.

"Medium bodied, smooth with suggestions of honey. Pale gold colour. Aroma of fruits, honey & vanilla."


Ungstrup's rating

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (32164) - Citizen of the universe, - JAN 11, 2006
A hazy orange beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with primary notes of caramel, but also light notes of fruit. The flavor is sweet malty combined with notes of straw. Ordinary.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheAleMale (9) - Worcester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2016 does not count
Pretty average golden ale. DeScription listed is incorrect. Bottle I bought (Jan 2016) listed malt as pale & crystal, hops mount hood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
Sweet and mild aroma. Really very drinkable. Lovely rosy amber colour. Mild and delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (20046) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2015
18th October 2015
Bottle on holiday in Lyme Regis. Clear amber beer, thin white head. Palate is light and fairly dry. Fine carbonation. Lacto sweet thin malts. Modest dried fruits. Light finish. Quite a creamy sweet caramel bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (5140) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2015
Backlog rating. Cask at JDW CW, London. It pours a clear light copper color with small tan head. Aroma is crispy and buttery, biscuity, with some grains and bread. Taste is mellow sweet with notes of cookie dough, melon, grains. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, decent

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lokis333 (218) - Biržai, LITHUANIA - SEP 26, 2015
Unfiltered pale honey color with no foam. Aroma of malt and citrus and fruit. Taste quite light has some citrus notes to it and quite malty and yeasty. Over all ver good beer.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
markschiedon (470) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2015
Drinking from tab at The Windmill, Stansted airport. A malty aroma, roast, caramel, banana. The clear brown orange beer has a small white head. Taste is a bit watery, some caramel. Would expect more from a beer with this name. Low carbonated.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen2 (2462) - NORWAY - MAY 5, 2015
Pint from cask rated at The Crown Rivers at Heathrow Terminal 5 05.05.15. Nutty brown. White head and lacing. Aroma of dark caramel and brittle. Similar taste, balanced with very moderate bitterness. Some hop i aftertaste. Low carbobation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gegwilson (2524) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Cask from the Plimsoll Line, Redcar. Pours amber with an off white head. The aroma is citrus with a hint of cocoa. The taste is light citrus with slight metal. A bit of a dry finish. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tdtm82 (1519) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Cask, Hamilton Hall, JD Wetherspoons, 2nd May 2015. Wow that’s stellar service. Kind girl got me a half from upstairs as it was at the end of the barrel. White Lacing. Clean malt. Juicy hop bite. Solid bitter. Good fruity yeast esters. Good stuff.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (4854) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Cask HP at Bree Louise as ’DBC Jurassic’. Cloudy dark orange / brown, still, decent dense foamy orange-tinted white head endures. Full, thick lacing. Aroma is pungent, burnt, sour plastecine, twiggy, burnt plastic. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light malts, softly sour, more plastecine. A bit of a weird one overall.


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