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Durham Evensong

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

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Permanent. Also available bottle conditioned.
Evensong is a rich ruby coloured 20C English bitter. Based on an original recipe from 1937 this beer captures the flavour of its time. Goldings and Fuggles hops combine with darker malts to give a traditional English character.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mishnok (54) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
From 500ml bottle. Little aroma, nutty brown colour with little to no head. Nutty, subtle malts, earthy taste. Light bitters coming through. Weak body. Nothing bad, but just not that remarkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrTipple (3182) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Grain and intense cereal malts, dust, straw. Hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Bitters continue and intensify, grain and cereal malts, some floral and grassy hops. OK Bitter, nothing too spectacular though. Pint at The famous Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozzatoadisback (66) - ITALY - MAR 30, 2016
Light brown/dark red, small and weak head that recedes quickly. Aroma is fruity (cherry?), slightly nutty, maybe with a hint of earthiness. Taste is mostly sweet with toffee and some fruitiness. A hint of tea-like bitterness in the finish and in the aftertaste. Light to medium body, very light carbonation; smooth and easy, a bit too thin. The overall feeling is good as the beer is very smooth and drinkable; still, not much is going on

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (2182) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2015
Enjoyable, though it does not improve over time, making the bottle a little too big.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ozmag (1) - Cammeray, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2015 does not count
I really enjoyed this beer it is a very slow to pour beer that must not be served too cold

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ManVsBeer (8307) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Cask @ Marriott Hotel, Durham. It’s a brownish ruby-red ale with a creamy head. It has a bushy sweet berry and floral aroma with a dry and fairly unexciting flavour in this respect.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2581) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle boxing bottle share man v pac. Red brown slight head. Aroma roasted toffee taste same ok sweetness ok bitter finish. Bit thin. Ok at best.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (6284) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Mayweather v Pacquiao bottle share night with Sarkynorthener & s_hartshorne, bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy dark chestnut brown pour with a frothy beige head, fruit and malt aroma, taste has dark fruits, some robust malts, quite good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3929) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Man vs pac boxing night. Bottle shared with Richthevillan and s_hartshorne. Ruby brown beer with small head. Aroma of malts and some lightly burnt toffee. Taste is malty, toffee, burnt malts and some fruitiness. Good stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sarauckelman (375) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Dark red and cloudy, minimal head. Hoppy aroma. Dark and malty flavor with strong mineral undertones. Rather bitter. Finish is short and fizzy. Not overly complex, but tasty.


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