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

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Launched as Export Strength IPA, now marketed as IPA Export.
"Aromatic hop character with a refreshing, bitter finish on the palate."
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.


Cool_Bond's rating

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cool_Bond (1490) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, - NOV 15, 2012
Smells of not much, metallic taste with very little flavor. The aftertaste that lingers there for a while anyway. A moderate beer I think. It feels watery but still there is little flavor.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle poured in a chalice Delicious AND well done BRITISH beer. Nice Art, beautiful color, smell and taste. Not actually an IPA but an authentic British ale. A: First of all: Beautiful bottle art. The beer itself has an attractive and clear reddish color. When poured it has this british thin white to yellow head which dissipates quite quickly due to the characteristic medium-to-low carbonation S: Sweet malts, basically and a nice perfume of hops in the end. Also a bit fruity. Pleasant. T: Pretty much the expected by the nose: Sweet malts and hops. M: Very light body with a delicious bitter end. Medium carbonation D: High. Authentic British ale. Made to be drunk in gallons... :) [ BA Review @ 6/25/2010 ]

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenclansman (819) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - OCT 4, 2014
Very nice appearance, copper color with nice head. Sweet hopppy aromas, with some caramel. Taste is a bit blunt with a sweet thin aftertaste. It starts nice but at the end it gets a bit boring.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
mighty_meadow (212) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Pretty awful. Aroma is the best thing about this and even that is synthetic. Fizzes up into glass with a headful of bubbles which quickly disappears. Tastes like a cheap lager with a dash of lemonade rather than an IPA and has the same effect on the palate. Won’t be buying this again.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2014
"There’s something to be said for nuanced beers, but I don’t think that’s the case here. This one just seems...weak. Not bad, but its a little watery and lifeless. decent balance between Carmel malt and lightly bitter earthy hops. No idea of the age."

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
vanelst (153) - AUSTRIA - JUL 14, 2014
Boring and bland brew. No Ipa at all, more like a lame lager with some hop and caramel notes. I tasted dishwater better than this thin, watery excuse for a beer. Didn´t finnish it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (5781) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -Clear amber coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, malty caramel nose. Sweet malty, caramel and pleasant fruity hoppy with mild nutty notes in the finish. Not os dry but fair bitter finish. Not bad at all.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
martjoobolut (789) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 16, 2014
0,5L bottle. Pours clear red amber-copper with off white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is caramel, malt, sweetness, and English hops. Taste is malt, caramel sweetness with some bitterness thrown in. Finish is short bitterness. Overall: not awful, but also not really good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rahmer (9) - NETHERLANDS - APR 8, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Definitely I’d like that there was more hoppy and rich flavour, but this one have a strengths though. Gentle sweet caramel aroma and smooth taste with notes of hops, milk chocolate or coffee (difficult to catch) and fruit nuance. Not too bad, but bored... a little.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1277) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Greene King IPA Export has a thin-to-medium off-white head, some lacing left on the glass, noticeable bubble streams, and a rather murky, amber-brown appearance. The aroma is of rich, sweet, brown bread crust, yeast, caramel candy, and hop resin. Taste is the same, with some mellow bitterness and a fairly odd earthiness. Mouthfeel is medium and a bit chewy, and Greene King IPA Export finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and interesting. RJT

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7847) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, Karamell, Citrus. Geschmack malzig bitter, Karamell, leicht schokoladig.


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