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

bottled
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
King is paler than many bitters whilst remaining exceptionally well balanced and long lasting on the palate.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MattiasA (622) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Backlog. Tried it bottled. Just didn’t do it for me, not enough malt-base to be called an ESB according to me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15588) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a golden color with a white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty weak citrus hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (890) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
500ml bottle @ the 2nd Shrewsbury Bottle Share, courtesy of Luc. One of the bottles we didn’t quite finish last time. Pours a browny gold, crisp citrus, biscuit malts with a caramel hue. Drinkable session beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (3185) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
500ml Bottle: shared between four at the second ever Shrewsbury Bottle Share on 24th Feb 2014, cheers Luc for bringing it. This is my fourth beer from these guys and they have all been better than OK so far, this didn’t hurt their reputation either. Pours a pleasant light amber colour with head that is almost white, if a little thin in places. A slightly more malty nose than hoppy, some subtle fruitiness with a caramel undertone to the aromas. The taste is also leaning towards the malty side although there is a drying finish to each sip. Semi-sweet biscuity feel to the flavour with some caramel loitering about as well. Touches of a citrus nature calm the malts down and help to balance the beer somewhat, an easy drinking brew that helped the evening to flow nicely.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1748) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours a light brown colour with a thin white head, light fruity aroma, the taste is lightly bitter and very fruity with a dry clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Clear amber beer with a decent offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, hazelnuts, raisins, grapes, some citrus and grass. Malty biscuit flavor, nutty, caramel, butter notes, some grass. tasty but on the sweet side.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - AUG 11, 2013
Very enjoyable medium bodied beer which does not taste as strong as it really is. Aroma of apple orchard and summer meadow. Flavour of toffee apple, fudge and caramel crème biscuits. Some bitterness in the ending. I loved it.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardW (1378) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle B&M Bargains. Pleasant apple aroma, clean tasting with biscuit notes & sweet malt. Citrus flavours in the background, short sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomCouch (23) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2013
Pours nice and amber workout much of a head. Pleasant clean taste with a slight bitter twang and a nice kind of sherbert finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1227) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2012


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