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East London Nightwatchman

Brewed by East London (ELB)
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our newest beer is a darker, warmer, smoother mouthfeel beer than the other two. It has a red tinge to the colour and is relatively well hopped.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MissPxx (465) - - NOV 14, 2014
Extremely aromatic, spicy aroma. Cloudy with a deep amber colour. Pungent taste. Quite fruity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1433) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, some citrus fruits. Appearance: dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, caramel, heavy malts, some toasted notes, fruits. Overall: interesting "Bitter", much more flavourful than what one would expect in this style. Pint at Cat & Canary, Canary Wharf.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17215) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2014
Cask @ Willow Walk, JDW, Victoria SW1. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramelfflavor with weak hints of dark fruit. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Garrold (1631) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle from Archer Road Beer Stop, shared with Button, at Market Rasen races, yesterday. Light chocolatey malt. Fruit and nut. Smooth palate. Light bitter finish. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (14975) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at chrisOs... Dark copper... Big tan head... Soft dry peppery fruit... Peppery fruit.. Lightest tinge of sour... Soft malts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (1823) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
500ml bottle from, I think, Borough Wines. Pours mahogany brown with a lovely sweet malty aroma. Has a dark bitterness with complex earthy malts, an interesting character with a smooth sessionable quality.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOBBDrinker (66) - - MAR 26, 2014
A very dark bitter chestnut in colour and has only a thin film of a head however the sediment in the bottle is very fixed to the base and makes for and easy pouring ale. The flavours and aroma are very similar differing only in intensity, the aroma is a gentle and has a mild citrus and malt tones the flavour is the same however is far more intense, the hop really comes through and creates the bitterness which is slightly weakened by the malt content which leaves a bitter nutty flavour at the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EdKing (1967) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle from Oddbins Clapham. Colour is murky hazy darkish brown. The bottles been standing for a couple of days. Very slightly off white medium foam head. Nose is very nutty, chocolatey malt, woody, slight earthy, dryish green leaf hop. Taste is chocolatey malt, earthy hop, fruity hop, dryish hop, green leafy hop, pine and light menthol. A bitter but it’s quite complex with a blend of English hops with piney new world hops and lots of chocolatey malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2643) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Cask, faint haze, red-brown, fruity nose, dry malty body with red fruit and burnt toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (2470) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Cask at Tap East Anniversary Party. It pours a depp amber colour with a small off white head. Aroma is malty with notes of dried fruit, raisins, nuts and bread. Taste is similar, with malt, dried fruit, caramel, toast, spices. Brief bitter-ish finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. OK.

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