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Kelham Island Pride of Sheffield

Brewed by Kelham Island
Style: Bitter
Sheffield, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned. Previously 4.5%.
Kelham Island Pride of Sheffield is a full flavoured amber coloured bitter.
The initial aroma of English Fuggle hops predominates leaving a beer which is pleasant on the palate leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleigator (496) - GERMANY - JUN 13, 2015
Thanks to Gavin for providing the bottle! Pours a sun-yellow color, with a small white head, leaving back a small lacing, covering the whole surface of the beer. Offers a great mix of herbacious, leafy hops and caramelized, slightly earthen malts. Its malt foundation grows more prominent than the hops are, turning a tad sweeter, with a balancing earthiness to it. Has a lower carbonation, together with an enjoyable light body. The malts shine in this without any distraction from metallic, coppery carbonation flaws, gently balanced by the hops. Tastes of hay, wheat, white bread and bready, soft malts. A fair amount of grassy, slightly herbal hops add to this convincing foundation, creating a very clean taste. During the finish, the hops turn stronger, revealing an enjoyable bitterness, which lets the malts rotate in an even earthier direction, with a subtle toffee note cutting through. Very tasty sessionable beer, whichs key player are the malts. Those feature a nice sweetness, which gets wrapped up by english hops and unusual, wood bark inspired earthiness. Almost exhibits a spiced peak, as the bitterness becomes more pronounced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (6779) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craigís. Pours clear amber, nose is buttery, toffee, taste is dull toffee, flat,meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (6634) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Bottle at Craigís. Pours clear pale gold with a thin white head. Aromas of butterscotch, caramel Taste is butterscotch too. Finishes thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
christhoel (286) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2014
grass, brown, clear, frothy, light sweetness, medium bitterness, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, a very nice drink only to be expected

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yves (2540) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2014
Shared with Wim and Bart at Wimís place. Goldblond colored beer with small white head and no carbonation. Malty yeasty aroma. Medium palate. Finish is caramel, sweet slight bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3165) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2014
along with Yves and bart hazy amber coloured body with a white head and a spicy hop malt aroma a spicy malt grain bitter taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2013
Cask. Goldeny orange colour with a small head. Aroma is caramel malts, some bready notes as well as mild wooden, resiny and floral notes to it. Flavour is rather similar, but has a quite nice nutty and grassy approach to things. Pleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (15319) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2013
Cask gravity at Kent BF 2013. Pale clear gold thin white head. Farty yeasty aroma. Again itís not quite right I would say. Ok ish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (11756) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2013
Cask at Ealing. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5821) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Cask @ CBC Clerkenwell. The pourís deep amber with a small head. The nose is honeyed pear, some brown bread. Rich nutty malty aromas. The taste is similarly malt focussed. More toffee, toasted bread. Slight red berry tang. Brown sugar. Dry finish. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, a really well-rounded bitter. Everything in its right place.

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