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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2011

Bottle 500ml. @ ChrisOs.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, apple. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101204]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 11, 2011
Cask@Southampton Arms, London. Amber colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malts with some slight crystal notes as well as some floral and mildly nutty notes. Flavour is slightly nutty with quite big caramel and crystal maltyness. Also has some nice bitter floral and grassy notes to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23363) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2012
11th September 2009
Cask at Chapel Beer Festival. Slightly hazy gold beer. Smells a little sulphurous. Light crisp palate. Some sulphur but it’s overwhelmed by sherbetty lemon and pineapple fruits. Finishes crisp and dry. Good - could have been great without the bad eggs!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2011
cask at haymarket ... copper ... sweet toffee malts nose...light malt roast little apple ... barest tartness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18323) - Göteborg, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 3, 2011
Gravity cask, Old Ale House, Truro. Fairly coppery colour. No head. Spicy, caramelly character. Fruity-spicy. Soft body with some caramelized sugars late.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14171) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle from a Costcutter in Penzance. Pours dark copper with a transient off-white head. Aromas of roasted malt and sweetish fruit. Med body. Flavor is floral and sweet light fruit over mildly roasted caramel. Balanced, so not all that bitter, but more bitter than not.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13395) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2009
Cask conditioned at Far from the Madding Crowd, Oxford. Gold with white head. Full bodied beer with a grainy, mashy hint in the body with a touch of dishcloth. It develops though in to a full fruity, grapey beer with plenty of depth, good long finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9949) - 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.

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