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Brewed by Earl Soham
Style: Bitter
Debenham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned (from Tastebuds shop next to the brewery).
Light, hoppy and bitter. Brewed using a standard pale malt and crystal malt mix with Goldings and Fuggles hops.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13265) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2007
Cask handpull at Victoria, Earl Soham. Pale copper, thin off white head. Quite a hoppy session bitter, some toffee malt, good dusty drying finish. Some apricot fruit. Rather a nice session beer that has certainly got good hop.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2005
Cask conditioned @ Station Hotel, Framlingham (Suffolk). Aug 05. Good light traditional bitter. Refreshing hops and uncomplicated malt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrat (1255) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2005
Gravity At The Fat Cat,Ipswich.Light brown in colour,small head,light hops and quite dry,good session.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2009
Cask@Old Fountain. Amber colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is caramel malts, fruits and some slightly syrupy notes as well. Flavour is at first very sweet malty, caramelly and also has some nice liquorish notes. In the finish the whole thing goes quite wooden and grassy bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2003
Light copper colour. A very hoppy session bitter with a sweetish edge. Quite nice. Handpump, Station Hotel, Framlingham, October 2003.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14047) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2008
Cask at Paisley Beer Festival 2008 ... amber ... hoppy nose ... light fruit bitter ... nothing special

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alphadelic (1751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Draught: A little stale on the nose but it makes up for it with sweet honey with really fruity hops. This is a delicious, highly traditional bitter. Balanced, interesting and moreish. Delicate but with attitude.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Victoria, Earl Soham, England IP13.
Clear light to medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, nutty, dusty. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (010808)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2006
Cask Stillage at the RUFC, Macclesfield 10/05/2003 Golden coloured and slightly wheat flavour. Lasting hop finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7267) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2006
Bottle August 05 picked up from the shop near the brewery. Another Earl Soham beer which fails to excite me, light brown in colour, quite hoppy and with a reasonable bitterness present throughout, it’s fine.


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