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


on tap

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumbo (1364) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2016
From cask at the Fat Cat, Ipswich. Pours golden brown with a small off white head. Lovely aroma of biscuit and caramel, like a biscoff cheesecake with added malt. Medium to heavy sweetness, light bitterness. Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle, Wine Tavern, Leicester. Golden with an off white head. Caramel and grain with lemon and apple. Hints of honey with a toasted and sweet finish. OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
danlo (2553) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2016
500ml bottle from Ken Warne grocery store, Darlington. Amber colour, thin off-white foam head and aroma of malt, abit metallic. Flavour is malty, grain, fruity, tangy, yeasty, with some dusty bitterness. Medium bodied, soft to medium bodied, dry tangy earthy bitter finish. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (9252) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle shared with sarah picked up at ASDA. Clear amber golden coloured pour with a light frothy white head. Aroma is nutty , sweet toffee apple, brown sugar. Flavour is composed of sweet and tangy toffee apple, nutty grains, mineral. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation. Pretty standard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (5976) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2015
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky. Light flowery smell. Bready, malty and flowery taste. Nice flowery brittish ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (6348) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2015
500ml bottle, 5.1% BB May 2016, consumed last week. Amber orange, clear, lightly sparkling, dense foamy cream head. Aroma is sweet Caramac, toffee wafer and bready. Body is medium, tingly carbonation, smooth. Taste is sweet and bready, light resin, tangy malts with a soft bitterness. Very average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle from Fenwick, Newcastle. A light amber coloured beer with a citrus hoppy and toffee flavour with malty and earthy toffee notes followed by a bitter-sweet, caramel and slight, woody warming finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichTheVillan (6669) - 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 (572) - Greater London, 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 (437) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Bottle. Supplier: ASDA (Bristol). Smooth with mild bitterness.

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