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Durham Evensong

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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ManVsBeer (5659) - 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 (2230) - 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 (4357) - 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 (2915) - 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 (260) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
uckelman (383) - Durham, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Pours ruby red, slightly hazy. Creamy head, but dissipates quickly. Malt, caramel, damp earth, vanilla in aroma. Medium bitter, roasty and mineral. Medium-full body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5093) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2015
50cl bottle from Westholme Stores, Goring. A gushing chestnut pour with a billowing light tan head; earthy, nutty aroma; sweet, earthy, malt taste; and a pleasant earthy bitterness before a sweet demerara sugar finish. More an Old Ale than an ESB.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3562) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 1, 2015
Very gassy ale lots of head rich ruby pour aromas citrus lemon strong salt air note sweet malt berries toffee cherries the flavours earthy rich hops toffee citrus cherry orange lemon mild bitter love these ales the finish best tastes earthiness hops rich malts bitter finish nice ale

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (12299) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle at Cardinal. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, hop, apple, bread. Flavour is malt, hop, apple, bread, toffee, dried fruits, nuts. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OwainTurner (416) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
A very very nice beer! I was not expecting as much (Camra often does not inspire). Very tasty brew. A rich ans fruity beer. Om nom.


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