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Holdens Bush’s Brew

Holdens Bush’s Brew
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Brewed by Holdens
Style: Bitter
Dudley, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask, Seasonal;
Sparkling Gold in colour with a fruity aroma and deliciously subtle malty taste, first Gold hops and Optic malt combine to result in a long and lingering bitter sweet finish, similar to Bush’s time in office.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Three Cocks Kettering 21/08/13. An orange coloured beer with a white bubbly head and lace. A pretty good citrussy beer with nice fruits in nose and good bittering hops in the mouth with a good body. A lot of character and good flavours. Liked it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7069) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Cask @ The Great Western during the RB Black Country Bash. The pour’s gold with a small head. The nose is honeyed bread. A touch of diacetyl, butter. Some cantaloupe. The taste is more cantaloupe, summer fruit salad. Honeyed bread. A bit of grain. Fairly light, approachable. Soft carbonation. Overall, a pretty nice golden number.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18744) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Cask at the Great Western, Wolverhampton. First stop of the RB Black Country Bus Bash. Pours clear gold with a light, white foam head. Mild citrusy hop character, some dry bready malts sweetness. Light in body with fine carbonation. Lightly sweet to finish with dry, pale bread, some citrus rind. Tasty. A very serviceable bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Had on cask at Far from the maddening crowd in Oxford. Fairly hoppy ( by British standards) golden colored ale. Fruity notes. A drinkable beer and nice to finally taste some hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6394) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2013
Great Western, Wolverhampton. Hand-pulled half-pint during the RB Black Country Bus Tour on 6 Jul 2013. Good golden look to the body: medium head that held. Floral to fruity nose with lightly baked malts giving an interesting though fairly weak aroma blend. The taste followed the smells, but stronger, pleasant but no world beater. Semi-sweet feel with a mild bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22510) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
6th July 2013
Black Country Beano. Cask in the Great Western. Clear gold beer, little white head. Light palate, semi dry. Light floral tone. Tangy orange over mellow sweet malt. Light marmalade and honey. Light dry finish. Floral aftertaste. Looks and tastes like a Golden. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17251) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Cask at the Great Western, Wolvo LL, first pub beer of the RB Black Country bus bash - 06/07/13. Clear golden with a medium sized white head. Nose is toasted malt, light hops, summer fruits. Taste comprises fruits, hops, toasty malts. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter notes in the finale. Solid enough bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
4.1%. Golden brown lasting white head. Hoppy toffee bitter. Ok bitter bit toffee. Ok. Cask handpull at Great Western

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (13397) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Great Western Arms, Wolverhampton. Gold to amber with white head. Flowery, perfumed notes, quite astringent in character, bitter, touch of tartness. I wasn’t over keen on this.

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