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Elgoods EP (Pageant Ale)

Brewed by Elgoods
Style: Bitter
Wisbech, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask; Regular.
First brewed to mark the Fens Pageant in 1994, the recipe was used to mark the Bi-centenary of the North Brink Brewery. It is now a permanently available brew with an abv of 4.3%. Brewed with well-roasted malts & generous amounts of English hops, for a satisfying finish. The use of Wheat malt as well as finest Pale maris Otter malt results in a full rich malty flavour. Challenger hops give good depth to the bitter finish of the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (657) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Cask at the Castle, Bedford. Clear, tawny brown with a thin bubbly off-white head. Looks in good condition so weíre off to a good start. Raisin/fig aroma, with some caramel and woody notes. The initial sweet taste shows bitter edges, but ends full and fruity. Satisfying mouthfeel. A very good ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1080) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Cask leggers inn dewsbury. Copper colour good thick white head that stays. Aroma is vinous fruit. Taste same good malty backbone decent hoppy bitterness. Medium body. Good bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13276) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
Cask gravity at Planet Thanet BF 2014. Clear dark amber lasting white head. very fruity hop. Really decent bitter. Itís half decent fruity. Some bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3500) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2013
Gravity poured during the CAMRA AGM in Norwich on 20 Apr 2013. Rich dark amber body with a weak off-white head. The whole beer is malt laden with only a mild hop content: semi-sweet and leaning towards a toffee and caramel flavour, the smell, the same. Slight nutty hints within the taste also. Medium bodied and easy to drink: nothing spectacular but a fine beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (9172) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 4, 2013
Cask (?, Cambridge) - this canít be the right beer, it had this name, but a very different pump clip
Rich roasty winter warmer. Mellow, and drinkability very high. Very nice. Anna thought it was only worth 3.2, but she should get her own account.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4227) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2012
Cask@The Bulls Head, Ratby. Bronze beer with a strong foamy off white head. The aroma is hopped and mildly toffee, and the flavour mildly bitter with a toffee finish. Overall a reasonable toffee and hopped bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20244) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
Cask@Market Porter, London. Ambery brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is nutty, mild caramel and crystal malts along with some wooden and mild fruityness. Flavour is rather similar with some mild toffeeish notes as well. Quite nicely bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Draught at the Bricklayers Arms, Putney, 8th April 2011. Brown with no head. Sweet nose of bread and cake. Strong toffee malt flavour, not great, especially the finish and malty aftertaste. I just didnít like this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1348) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2011
First tasted this in the Bull Inn, Paisley in October 1997. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear garnet red in colour with a thin creamy off white head. Hint of toffee in the short nose. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a digestive biscuit note with caramel. Slight hint of sweet dates in this. Good dusty hop flowers present in the bitter aftertaste. Finish is bitter sweet with malt just edging it at the end. An ok session bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2011
2nd pint - Light fruity aroma, amber colour with a tan head. Taste is quite fruity and bitter. Fairly run of the mill stuff however. Not very interesting, so couldnít recommend this one. Probably marked this down because first pint was all acidic sediment left from the bottom of the cask. Complained and got a new pint as above.

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