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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1021   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shazzab95 (10) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2015
bottle golden amber appearance weak malt flavour medium bodied wasn’t as impressed as i thought i’d be left me wanting something with a bit more flavour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Giochaurand (232) - FINLAND - MAY 15, 2015
Pours copper in colour with low head. Aroma is fruity malts and vainilla. Taste is toffee, caramel, malts and bitter hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nordic (337) - Tartu, ESTONIA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Shared with friends. Red color. Caramel aroma. Sweet, easy to drink. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SkillsFactory (273) - ITALY - APR 22, 2015
Ambrata scura, schiuma bianca quasi pannosa, poco persistente. Naso: Albicocca disidratata, metallico, leggero erbaceo. Palato: nocciole, malto, lieve metallico amaro erbaceo sul finale. Corpo medio, mediamente carbonata. Equilibrata.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fashawn (492) - Montesarchio, ITALY - APR 18, 2015
Depper amber color with small White head. Aroma of caramalt and a bit of vanilla, and something that remainds a cat pee. Sweet caramel flavour,with hint of grassy, and a bit hoppiness bitter at the finish. Waterly with a soft carbonation, average beer but very sessionable i like it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
princepurple (22) - wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
One of my first and still a Favourite, it’s nose is Exquisite rich and very hoppy, bursting with malt, I think it smell’s like a pudding. Pours a fine light copper with a moderate white fluffy head, with an overall smooth, bold glow. It’s feeling in the mouth is of full body and, with low carbonation. It’s Taste is just what I like, strong malty character, with hint’s of toffee which is slightly sweet and rather warm, with lots of Rum & Raisin, notes that fade in and out. A long spicy finish reminiscent of Cinnamon and Faint Ginger. I find this extra special with a meal, cheeses, and savoury dishes bring out more of it’s Deeper Malty character.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
eastkenttom (111) - herne bay, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
Better than I thought it would be, after being previously unimpressed with a bottle of Greene King’s IPA. Tastes like those beer bottle penny sweets you’d eat as a kid - and that’s not an entirely crap thing in a strange way. 6.5/10.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sucharek147 (123) - Dębica, POLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Barwa bursztynowa, piana kiepska. Aromatu praktycznie brak. Po za delikatnymi nutami słodowymi i lekkim utlenieniem nic tu nie ma. W smaku najbardziej wyraźna jest goryczka, mimo, że jest na poziomie średnio niskim. Po za tym jest to praktycznie woda.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YantarCoast (580) - Moscow, RUSSIA - MAR 21, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours dark amber with a small white head. Sweet aroma of caramel and vanilla. Taste is toffee with hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MMJL (301) - Gliwice, POLAND - MAR 20, 2015
Z butelki wyraźny aromat kontynentalnego chmielu, potem owocowa słodowość, na końcu słodycz. W kolorze ciemny bursztyn / lekka miedź, jest całkowicie klarowne. Piana średniowysoka, drobna beżowa, szybko opada aż do całkowitego zaniku. Ze szkła aromat głównie jabłkowy, ale nie w takim octowym typie, tylko raczej w typie takiego czerwonego słodkiego jabłka – w miarę przyjemny. Pierwszy łyk – słodkie! Bardzo słodkie… w taki jakiś nieprzyjemny, wręcz sztuczny sposób. Goryczka w tle się pojawia nawet zauważalna, ale daleko jej do szlachetnej. Pojawiają się jakieś owocowe nuty typu suszone jabłko, wiśnia, ale nie poprawiają one wcale ogólnego wrażenia. Jest może jakaś kwaśność w posmaku. Wysycenie raczej niskie.

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