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Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Oakham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
A full strength mahogany coloured beer, which has a moreishness typical of a beer possessing the fine balance of pronounced hop bitterness & aroma against a natural malty sweetness, creating a deceivingly drinkable beer.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11278) - Randers, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (8948) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle 500ml @ my parent’s place
Pours hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and floral hops. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (10269) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2012
Cask (Drapers’ Arms (JDW), Peterborough)
6 Almost perfumey malty aroma.
4 Rich reddy brown, small tight head.
6- Odd sacchariney sweet maltiness. Rich and fruity. Hot cross buns.
3 Very smooth palate, soft carbonation, almost slick. Herbal finish, a bit odd.
11 I don’t know why, but this just isn’t gelling with me at the moment.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2012
From Salling, Aarhus, DK. Bottled, 150712. Amber with white head. Aroma of malt. Flavour with hop spices and fruit note.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11383) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2012
Bottle, bought @ Salling, Aarhus.
Pours hazy dark amber with a staying, small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma is kinda sweet, caramel, some walnuts, a slight earthy bitterness. Medium to low carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has caramel, some lingering doughy sweetness. Lots of earthy, piney and grassy bitterness. Quite good bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22883) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle at Ølfestival 2012. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and bread with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of bread. Sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (6193) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2012
From bottle at CBF 2012. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of dark caramel, resiny hops. Taste is moderate sweet malts, light bitter and dry end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2012
Bottle 50 cl. Dark amber with a mediym off-white head. Aroma of malt, hops and something sour. The taste of lightly roasted malt and hops. Moderately bitter in taste and aftertaste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (34340) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
From tap. Pours roasted malty and smooth bitter. Roasted and csramelish into the finish. Dry, herbal and spiced. Smoothand dark malty, bitter and roasted malty, dry and bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14046) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2012
Bottle. Fruity vegetable aroma. Hazy amber colour. Very small white head. The flavour is grainy with a little green apple. Better than it sounds.


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