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Greene King Royal London (Cask)

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

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask.
Also sold as London Champion and London Glory.
Royal London is rich, fruity and full of flavour, combining crystal malt with Challenger and Golding hops. Greene King brewers have especially created this new cask beer called Royal London, to celebrate the country’s capital. It is available to savour in some of London’s most traditional and historic watering holes. Royal London is only available in selected Greene King pubs in London.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2016
Cask, The Windmill Inn, Stratford upon Avon. Amber brown with a thin head. Amber brown with a thin head. Nutty black tea with light toffee. Hedgerow fruit with raisins. Light in character. Sessionable.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
comperchris (80) - - MAY 7, 2016
Hmmm, pours well with a lingering white head and full dark amber body. Smells of nothing particular and tastes the same. A very standard beer but reasonable and drinkable example.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (8689) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2016
Cask @ White Swan, Hebden Bridge. Clear copper with a glow. Has a small creamy head. It’s a malty session bitter with a very malty-sweet nose.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (2333) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2016
Pint at the Eagle, Cambridge. Auburn brown with a small loose cream-coloured head. Lots of lacing. Raspberries, chocolate, cola and oak reward you in the modest aroma. Fruity taste, very sweet, with only slight bitter undertones. Chocolate and raisin in the finish. Oily body. This is really good, especially considering the source.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thellgren (810) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Pint (London Glory) draught (cask) @ New Moon, London. This is quite standard bitter from a cask.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arek (964) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Cask 1 Pint, Travellers Tavern, Victoria, London, England, UK.
Herbaciane piwo z puszystą pianą oraz drewnianym aromatem. W smaku lekko wodniste, leśne i drewniane z łagodną goryczką na finiszu.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (6351) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Cask at The Swan, Pimlico as ’Greene King London Glory’. Dark orange, clear, still, small bubbly white head. Aroma is bread, resin, apple peel, a touch farty. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is malt syrup and bread, very light bitterness, breathy finish. About as basic as a bitter can get without it being insipid.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (6976) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 2, 2015
Amber color with a creamy off white head. Quite fruity and caramel malty aroma. A bit thin body and very soft carbonation. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Fruity and toffee in the flavor.
[Handpull in London, England]

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Munken (2) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2015 does not count
Mild og frugtig ale med flot farve, god krop og god eftersmag. Måtte prøve 2 stk, idet den virkede lidt for overfladisk, hvilket 2. pint bekræftede. Men absolut en godkendt øl.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Cask at Waterfront, Diss. Pours amber. Autumn fruit, light spice, sweet malt, bitter finish. Decent enough.


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