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


on tap

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RATINGS: 945   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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500ml bottles and 440/500ml cans: Filtered. Also available in kegs under nitro pressure.
Ingredients: Pale, Crystal and Amber malts; First Gold, Challenger and Fuggles hops - late-hopped with Fuggles.
First brewed in the 1950s.
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
christhoel (82) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
A nice dark colour kind of bitter colour. Off white heads a nice taste no pungent after taste a good all year round beer . Very good Greene king do good beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KrOliK (26) - - JUL 16, 2014
Amber color. White medium head that disappears quickly. Aroma: malts, toffee, caramel, little flowers. Taste: malts, caramel, sugar. Soft bitter finish and sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AtronSeige (596) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 16, 2014
Aroma: Malt: Medium, Caramel, biscuit, bready. Hops: Medium, Earthy, woody. Light fruity, No DMS, No Diecetyl. Appearance: Clear copper body. Medium off-white head. Good retention. Flavour: Malt: Bready, caramel. Hops: earthy, fruity. Balance: Medium. Dry finish. Medium-light sweetness, medium-high bitterness. Not harsh. No DMS, no diecetyl. Lingering bitterness. Mouthfeel: Dry finish. Light body. Medium carbonation, creamy. Overall: An easy drinking bitter beer. Enjoyable. Good balance. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 8C. Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tom303 (83) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Pours deep amber Brown, thinnish tanned head. aroma of toffee malts and hint of fruit. Taste strong biscuit malt backbone nice slight fruiy bitter balance. Tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (285) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Appearance is a very clear amber, an off-white foamy head which clings to the glass. Aroma- lots of raisin, caramel, toffee, malts, a bit of wheat. Taste- smooth, an understated bitterness, lots of caramel, big maltiness, quite a long finish with chewy toffee and some dark fruits in the background. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Derbeth (315) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Dark amber colour, medium head that disappears quickly, virtually no lacing. Aroma: floral, bread, caramel, herbs, alcohol. Light bitterness, light sweetness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
djoeye (1530) - Tromsř, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Light beige 1-finger head, clear amber body. Aroma; buttery malts, wort, more malts, toffee, caramel, flowers, meadowsweet. Taste; malts, butter, caramel, dark bread, sugar juice, grains, hops. Palate normal. Finishes normal lingering, bread n malts, some grains n hops still alive. Just a nice brew. [50cl can, abv5%, B@Systembolaget, T@Middelfart Fyn DK]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BeerBoom (117) - POLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Nice but unstable, white head. Low carbonation and bitterness. Aroma is sweet with malty notes. In taste is very sweet and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (4716) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 5, 2014
Can from Systembolaget. Clear copper with a medium head. Aroma and taste of malt, caramel, grass and fruit. Also some medicine. The finish was on the bitter side. A bit boring to be honest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
terefere (221) - Durham, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber, clear, small head. Aroma: fruits, some yeast, malt, butterscotch. Taste: caramel, fruits, malt, hops.

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