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

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   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.


3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gwoodin (43) - Birmingham, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2012
An interesting bottled beer. Gentle flavours. Slight cherry taste. Ruby appearance. Worth trying.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdgmartin (5) - Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012 does not count
Fantastic ruby ale. Creamy head. Plenty of alcohol hit, more than the 5% would have you think. Treacle and mollasses. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1227) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2012
500ml bottle - a lovely beer. Pours a deep ruby - nearly black - with a thick white head which lasts throughout. Nice smoky aroma, with hints of burnt cereal. Nice earthy bite with a good mouth feel and an after taste of toast. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6341) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2012
50cl bottle, batch 2279, BB 07/2013. Rubis, col épais crémeux beige. Arôme malté léger sur des notes grillées, houblon reste en retrait et léger bouquet fruité. Palais malt léger, fruité et épicé, pointe de caramel et malt foncé léger, profile est houblonné typique anglais pour une amertume moyenne. Le tout présente un léger profile fruité noirs rappelant la prune et cerise.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (5913) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2012
Cask-conditioned at the Seven Stars, Bristol 4/7/2012. Reddish brown with a decent, off-white head. Sweet, caramel and berry fruit aroma. Flavour was similar with a gently bitter finish. Fine.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogbomb (862) - ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2012
Bottle. Deep dark ruby with thin tan head. Nose is berries - blackberries. Hint of toffee. In the mouth there's powdered chocolate, more blackberry, grape. Mouth feels just right for this brew and the finish is sweet with a hint of bitter. Rather nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (1898) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - APR 11, 2012
Bottle from Fenwick, Newcastle
Dark brown ruby, clear, large frothy off white head, some lacing
Aroma of light dark fruits, soft spicy hops and light caramel malts
Taste of dark caramel, light spicy english hops, soft bitter hops, bready malts, light dark fruits - raisins and soft dark toffee.
Soft carb, medium body, soft mouthfeel, quite creamy. Finish as main flour, light bitter spicy hop finish
Overall - Good tasting bitter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1784) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 11, 2012
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK via The Dram Shop. Hazy amber brown sugar appearance, sweet caramel spice aroma. Quite carbonated, lighter body than the aroma suggests. More caramel flavour with a slight metallic finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3105) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JAN 10, 2012
Bottle: Aroma of malt with roasted malt components, caramel, bread and a bit of fruit. Ruby red color, beige head. Flavor is malty, caramel with hop bitterness. Light bitter, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1094) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2012
Bottle at the NWAF, Manchester. Poured a clear amber with a large off white head. Aroma is malts, sweetness. Flavour is treacle, more malts, nice bitterness. Very drinkable.


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