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Brewed by Kirkstall
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Leeds, England
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Delicious amber ale with a substantial hop kick.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mr_h (3108) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Cask by handpump at Paisley Beer Festival - clear pale golden amber, no head, lovely grapefruity citrusy aroma, viscous, grapefruit, moderate carbonation, moderate bitter citrus finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at paisley beer festival... Golden amber... Thin white head... Soft sweet woody peach... Soft toffee fruits... Soft and easy

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gowdy (748) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Half pint at the Paisley Beer Festival. A deep golden colour with a small head. Heavier than expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4119) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 3, 2013
500ml bottle [6.0% abv as per label]. Clear dark golden colour with average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Piney hop aroma, some citrus, a touch of passion fruit. Taste is crisp, dry to bitter hoppy, minimally piney, caramel malty basis with a touch of biscuit. Simple but nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
evergreen0199 (2144) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2013
Cask at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London. A golden/amber coloured pour with a small white head on top. Hoppy, citrus fruit aroma. Tastes is similar, hoppy, citrus fruit, grapefruit. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (3554) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; bright clear amber pour with medium tight white head, piney hop aroma, pine hop taste very resinous a hint of tangerine and some peppery spice and some bready malts in the background, violent carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
Keg at the Euston Tap - London. Shared with Ken-O during our excursion. Pours clear gold with a lasting, creamy white head. Some bready malts in there, light tangy tangerine. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Light toasty doughy bread to finish, some orange and further tangerine. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
back (1333) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 11, 2013
Gylden klar skum hvid tæt meget flot øl og skum Citrus grape blomst malt Bitter meget sød lidt Vandede flad @euston tap ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Cask at Draft House, London Bridge. Clear amber beer with a small offwhite head. Fruity, a bit yeasty and dough aroma. Hoppy, fruity flavour with a long bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2013
5th February 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Clear gold beer, little white head. Light palate with mild fine carbonation. Hoppier than the pale ale, this beer has slightly resinous grapefruit and marmalade. Again a floral note. Finishes with a mellow but satisfying hoppy bitterness.


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