Brewed by Keltek Cornish Brewery
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Redruth, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Cask: Unfiltered; Bottle: Filtered. Regularly available
King is paler than many bitters whilst remaining exceptionally well balanced and long lasting on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (4836) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle from Sarkynorthener cheers Martin; clear copper pour with a frothy off white head, aroma has roast malts with a hint of caramel, taste has autumn fruits, some leaves, a hint of roast and caramel, of the season esb.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (543) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle, 500ml. An Amber colour with a medium white head. A floral hop aroma with a hint of bready malt. Flavour is predominantly biscuity malt, some soft citrus notes. Moderately carbonated, light bitter finish. Another boring bitter, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alexi91 (274) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Supplier: ASDA (Bristol). Smooth with mild bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (6211) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle. Golden-amber with a very thin head. Hopped with a light fruitiness and a low bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5430) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2015
500nl brown bottle, filtered, from Asda. Sweetish, slightly sticky biscuit malt. Fragrant English hops. A light and pleasant premium bitter. The more I drink it the more I like it. Though I think too many would get cloying. And it does lack depth. But it is pleasant and attractive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (5282) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
50cl bottle from Tesco, Camberley. A golden amber pour with a tight cream head; rich malty aroma; a thick, buttery, caramel, malt taste; but with the alcohol very obvious in the finish, despite the relatively low ABV. I’m not impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JimmyBoy74 (443) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2014
Flaska på Ölmässan Örebro. En helt ok ESB från för mig ett helt okänt bryggeri. Men alltid kul med nytt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (3160) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle from asda, bristol. Drunk in appartment at Butlins, minehead. Copper beer with medium head. Aroma is malts and caramel. Taste is malty, caramel and mild hops. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2137) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Amber with a white lasting head. Good hoppy aroma, with some hay. Slightly sweet caramel flavoured with malt. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Douberd (3423) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 15, 2014
500 ml bottle at home, into a Guinness glass, ABV 5.1% Deep orange colour on a clear body, with minimal activity in it. Almost two fingers of off-white head, good density, average retention. Medium lacing left on the glass. Aroma of hops, better that I expected, citrus, orange peel. Taste also of citrus, orange peel, a bit of cookie dough, well balanced with the malty elements, a bit of grass, some fruity hints on the finish. Bitter but not extremely so, with the bitterness having a short duration. Medium thin body, soft carbonation. I was expecting a thirteen in the dozen but this is actually very good.

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