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

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional (at 5.1% in 2010). Also available bottled.


chriso's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, - MAR 17, 2011
From bottle (thanks to Ang) on 5 November 2010. Gold colour. Plenty of hops in evidence. East Kent Goldings in use here? Quite grassy but also earthy. Well balanced and nicely drinkable. Not a blockbuster but very enjoyable.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
corkyrory66 (890) - BELGIUM - JUL 19, 2015
Une ESB faite avec du East Kent Golding de chez Humphrey, houblon récolté vert et non séché. Bière non filtrée, non purifiée, de 4,8 % abv, en formule 50 cl. (Merci). Bière à boire jeune. Mon exemplaire est à date en fin septembre 2015. Couleur doré foncé très brillant, à la clarté nette, pure. Bulles moyennes partout en colonnes droites bien vives. Mousse blanche à gros flocons, un peu collante. Arômes de malt grillé et cara, houblon du Kent, chaume d’été. 1ère bouche souple à la belle entame malt/houblon. Arrière-bouche à l’amertume assez piquante, vive. 2ème où l’équilibre vient déjà. Arrière-bouche à l’amertume très riche de nuances. Superbe. 3ème au magnifique ensemble malt/houblon. Arrière-bouche fraîche et pourtant très dense. Longueur avec de nouvelles découvertes : fruits blancs, bois blanc, tabac blond. Jambes assez collantes .. quel dommage !! Levure bien faite, douce, précise. Alcool très efficace, il œuvre constamment à montrer les qualités. Finale tout à fait remarquable. CONCLUSION : très belle et grande bière, qui ne perd qu’un petit peu pour ses jambes collantes. On peut la considérer comme le pendant anglais de la Hommelbier de Watou. Ici sur l’île de Thanet. Il faudra donc proposer un jumelage Watou – Thanet. Quel joli nom à l’époque du net...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1893) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2015
Mooie gouden kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt niet zoveel. Ruikt fruitig, hop, orange. Smaakt bitter, fruitig, hop, grapefruit.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Trappist1 (642) - Diest, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2015
Clear golden color with a white head. Very malty grainy nose and some malt sweetness. Taste : Malts, hop, hop bitterness, very grainy to even grassy. Bit dry, very bitter finish but Overall pretty straight forward. Refreshing. Ok pale ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PauloAG (226) - BELGIUM - MAR 29, 2015
50cc bottle. Pours blond with white head. Malty with some green hops (very discrete). Finishes long lasting bitterness. Expected more...

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1264) - USA - FEB 22, 2015
Drunk from 50cl bottle bought at deliciously different in Belgium. Lovely hoppy golden ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (3032) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle from harrisoni, thanks Ian. Golden beer with a lovely tight foam head. Aroma is citrus, pale malts and some green hop. Taste is pale malts, a little pine resin, hops and a little sweetness. Good stuff.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014

Cask @ 6th Borefts Beer Festival 2014, Brouwerij de Molen, Bodegraven, Netherlands.

[ As Gadds Green Hop Ale ].
Clear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy and open, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, hay - straw - grass, vegetables - herbs, moderate hoppy, green hops - tea, grass - hay - straw. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, green hops, vegetables - tea. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140926]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle @ 2nd Tuesday tasting. Aroma is grassy and floral hops, light malt note. Flavour is light bitterness, big grassy and fruity hops. Nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6627) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 9, 2014
Sample at the Molen monthly tasting. thin white head. Clear golden pour. Lovely bitterness.. easy drinking

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (103) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
Grassy and fresh, but has a lingering finish that can annoy. Settled at the single bottle. Good in spring and summer.


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