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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24920) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2011
Cask@Turf Tavern, Oxford. Amber colour, small off-white fluffy head. Aroma is black currant, nutty, resiny and some wooden notes as well. Flavour is wood, caramel, nuts, some resiny and mild spicy notes.
Earlier Rating: 8/24/2010 Total Score: 2.6
Cask@GBBF2010. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood and saltwater. Flavour is much the same, but has some quite vegetably notes to it as well. Quite grassy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34004) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, elderflowers, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, citrusy hops, and caramel. The malt seem chewy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9356) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2011
Cask, handpump at The Highwayman, Kidlington, Oxon, whilst Morris Dancing at the pub 11.07.11 Pours brown with good clarity and an off white head. Fruity in the mouth with middling bitterness, and a fruity tang also noted. It’s ok and perfectly acceptable but not an exciting beer. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
teorn88 (6039) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2011
Cask. Light brown color with a small creamy white head. Aroma is quite dull and mostly malty. Taste in not different. Creamy mouthfeel, not that much carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2357) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2011
Pours copper brown, thin head. Nose is lots of sweet caramel malt. Taste is lots of fruit, with pineapple coming through. Dry hop finish, little bit chalky dry in mouth, but very nice overall.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosenbergh (10000) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2011
Cask at The Gallery, London, England as London Glory.
Hazy amber colour with small off-white head. Very mild fruity hops, no bitterness but some berriness in aroma. Fruity flavour. No bitterness. Some mild berry bitterness in aftertaste. Waterish.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joe19612 (2501) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2011
Cask at The Wheatsheaf, Frimley Green using the London Glory name. Pours a deep dark brown colour with a small white head. Not much of aroma just a hint of malt, the taste was malty and fruity but a bit thin with a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (17304) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2011
Cask at GeorgeInn, London. Named London Glory. Copper color, small bubble offwhite head. Malty fruity thin flavor. Some fruity notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43244) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 6, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, light caramel - nutty, light coffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100804]

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sigmund (6495) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2011
Cask at The Old Explorer (a GK pub), London, under its assumed alias London Glory. Beautiful mahogany colour, coarse small off-white head. No aroma detectable. Thin mouthfeel. Dry flavour, moderate hops. Drinkable, but not exciting. You’d think GK should be able to come up with something better than this.


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