Brewed by Greene King
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask: Regular.
Ingredients: Pale, Crystal and Amber malts; First Gold, Challenger and Fuggles hops - late-hopped with Fuggles.
First brewed in the 1950s.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mighty_meadow (305) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Last time I drank this is was pretty poor. Seemed like they were literally scraping the bottom of the barrel. Decided to give it a second chance and it really is a pretty decent bitter. There’s a slight sharpness in the finish which spoils it slightly but overall a well balanced, easy to drink ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
47574xeCD (855) - God’s Country, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2015
Cask at JDW in Rugby. Bland. Copper colour, white head, malty, watery, bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Cask to glass. Golden copper hue with creamy off white head that settled. Aroma is caramel, grain, cereal, noble hops. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet with a light hop bitterness following. This is a nice brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Senka (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2015
From the ticks: Used to love it. During recent years was not able to get it on tap. A good bitter as it should be. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (595) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 8, 2014
Caramel, fruits and grass in the aroma. Amber with a creamy white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a soft carbonation. Overall a decent bitter, but nothing more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kafarion (263) - POLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Aromat słodowy, lekko żywiczny, owocowy, troszkę mokry karton. Kolor bursztynowy, piana bardzo ładna, obfita, pięknie zdobi szkło, piwo klarowne. W smaku leciutka goryczka, troszkę owoców i tyle... Piwo gładkie, aksamitne, nisko wysycone, niesamowicie pijalne, pomimo niskiej goryczki - zalega. Ogólnie super pijalne piwo, super wyglądające piwo, bez smaku i bez aromatu ;D

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1299) - FNQ, Australia, - AUG 26, 2014
Cask @ Sculthorpe Mill, Norfolk. Clear copper pour with a small white head. Nose and taste is light caramel malts with a light earthy hop bitterness. Soft carbonation and smooth palate. Easy to drink but somewhat unremarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (10597) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Cask - Sweet caramel and malt. Clear copper with a creamy white head. Toffee and sweet sugars. Sweet and boring but drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (12228) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Cask @ The Star, Haywards Heath. Clear rusty orange color, small off-white to beige head. Smell and taste malts, a bit fruity, lightly hops, lightly bitter. Average body and carbonation. Hmm don’t really like it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cokemonkey11 (351) - - AUG 11, 2014
Despite its weak scent and harsh initial taste, this ale goes down like water. I easily enjoyed 3 pints and would order it again.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 31

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50