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George Wright Northern Lights

George Wright Northern Lights
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Brewed by George Wright
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
St Helens, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Strong ale, light amber in colour. A strong citrus taste balanced by the bitter hop.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (1462) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Cask at The Watford Beer Festival 2013. Poured a hazy copper colour with a small white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, orange peal and hay. Soft fruit flavours with some honey and yeast esters. Finish was dry grains, grassy hop and some copper-like notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2413) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask gravity at the Watford beer fest 2013. Hazed light orange pour with a small white head. Aroma is lemon rind hay and grain store. Flavour is English yeast esters, dry grain tanin, light berry.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3492) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2012
Hopped good looking ale with a full body and a tangy bitterness to its taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16289) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2009
Cask @ Edgar Wallace, Temple, London WC2. Pours a dark golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13935) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 23, 2009
Cask at Bow bar ... amber ... creamy white head ... big bright citrus hop nose ... big grapefruit hop front ... little soapy in background ... dry hop finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2009
1. Cask Handpump at the Richard John Blackler, Liverpool 07/06/2008 Large white head. Fruit and hop aromas. Golden coloured very hoppy and fruity grapefruit flavour with a slightly creamy crisp dry and bitter malt finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the George Wright Brewing Company, Rainford 05/07/2008 Fruit and hop aromas. Golden coloured hoppy and fruity with some alcohol present. A little malt in a bitter lasting finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reakt (950) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2009
Handpull @ The Pembury . Amber with a lasting white head. Pale and caramalt, tropical fruit, honey and hops, possibly amarillo, in the nose. Taste is much the same, superb balance and a nice dry, bitter finish. A lovely beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2009
Cask in the Market Porter. Alround rating: Pale malts with a touch of toffee apple, grassy hops and some erbal character too. Alright.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KnutAlbert (6013) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2008
Cask at the Market Porter. Full body, sweet maltiness, fruit and flowers. Bitter hops in the finish balances this fine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34222) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ The Old Market Tavern, Alrincham, Cheshire England WA14 4DN.
Clear medium orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel notes, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, refreshing. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. (280708)


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