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Brewed by Jarrow Westoe
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
South Shields, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beese (1099) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2013
Cask at the Watford Beer Festival 2013. Poured a hazy gold with a small, rocky white head. Aroma of grassy hop, pineapple and a hint of wet dog. Wet grass flavour with pear drops and lemon zest. Finish was stale malts, biscuit and white grapes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
evergreen0199 (1832) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2013
Cask at Watford beer festival, Herts. A golden/straw coloured pour with no head whatsoever. Sweet, fruity aroma. Tastes vaguely fruity, slightly sweet, rather bland.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (2444) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask by gravity at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow (6 Nov 2013) - clear straw coloured, no head, sweet malty aroma, sweet, syrupy, unbalanced, bland

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martin243 (690) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2013
1/2 at the Robin Hood Jarrow. Clear bright gold, white head. Straw and honey aroma. Quite a mellow honey and butterscotch flavour, without being at all cloying. Definitely a premium bitter. The finish is bitter enough, but not as astrigently bitter as an IPA, which means this a nicely balanced, moreish beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2011
A - cloves with bubble gum A - light and hazy with thick head T - sweet and light spicy bitter P - mid to thin and soft O - nice Belgin style

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 3, 2011
On cask at Cloisters. Pours a blonde colour with a fair white head. Aroma of hay and barley with lemon citrus notes. Similar flavours with a nice dry finish. OK.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scopey (5528) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2011
Cask at CP&K. It pours clear straw yellow, with a thin foamy white head and no carbonation. The nose is Weetabix, floral, white bread and mild cheddar cheese. The taste is straw, weak lemon, metal, hay, butter and white bread, with a light bitter finish. Bland and boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ladnewton (1325) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2011
Cask at Southampton Arms, London on 26th January 2011. Yellowy gold; thin, dying ring of foam. Sweetish aroma with berry fruits. Fruitiness and sweet caramel notes in-mouth and a rather sweet endtaste. Disappointing as an IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (2085) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2011
50cl bottle, pours gold with small lacy white head. Nose: gingery, hops, a little honey. Crisp dry palate, more ginger, buttery malt and grassy hops, a little pear in the background, finishes gently bitter and dry. Quite light bodied and refreshing.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2011
Cask, Queen’s Head, Chelmsford Aroma is grassy, floral hops, straw, sulphar. Appearance is clean copper-gold, off-white lacing, taste is grass, straw, honey, earthy notes, sweet malts, citric hop bite, easy to drink but very bland.


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