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

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle 50cl. @ home.
Clear medium red brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, dark berry, dried fruit, light roasted nad chocolate, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is soft. [20091104]

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31793) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 30, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2008 Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a fully diminished white head. Aroma is mild breadish. Flavour is mild breadish and dry hoppy with a mild spice note. Breadish dry finish.6-3-6-3-13=3.1

From cask at Three Judges. Pours golden deep amber to to brown with a small light tan head. Mild breadish and roasted malt aroma. Smooth and slight chocolate like. Vibrant caramelish dark flavoured with a light chocolate note and bit of liqourice. Light sweetness slowly appearing to an otherwise solid biter and roasted brew. Smooth roasted malty finish. Lovely.7-4-8-4-16=3.9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29828) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2006
Bottle conditioned. A deep red beer with a huge light brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of both fruit and nuts. The flavor is sweet malty again with notes of fruit, but also caramel and a light note of flowers from the hops, before a quite bitter end sets in.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Dark, orangey brown, hazy almost opaque with a handsome, creamy, beige and surprisingly stable head. Scent of caramel and hard roasted malt with the same characteristica in the flavour. Dry, bitter finish. Interesting. 050805

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2011
Bottled (BC)@Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is quite bitter fruity and floral. Flavour is fruits, some floral notes, mild yeasty and sweet maltyness as well. Rather carbonated, but otherwise smooth and nice. Some rather vegetably notes start to show once it warms up a bit.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19935) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2005
Bottled. Mahogany colour. Medium sweet, light-medium bodied, clean mouthfeel. Lightly roasty. Inky, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2006
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a longlasting off-white head. Malty aroma with some hints of chocolate. Sweet malty bitter flavor with some hints of chocolate. Long malty bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
7th December 2013
Clear dark brown - red - amber beer. Small pale cream coloured head. Palate is light, airy and slightly crisp. Smooth malt wit a little light airy cream. - semi dry. A whisper of something dark in the malt. Light citric hops, touch of piney lemon. Lactose malt in the semi dry finish. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (15217) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 7, 2008
Bottle conditioned at Cockney’s Pub, Århus
Dark amber to chestnut color, with a thin head. The aroma is maybe too simple. The flavor is solid, a straight Bitter, with strong caramel flavor and strong bitterness; maybe not exciting, but back to basics.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (15163) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2007
Deep red/black colour, with a strong roast malt nose, and bitter(burnt) malt coffeeish flavour.


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