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Brewed by Langham
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Petworth, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask, Regular;
An auburn beer with rich complex flavours and a deep red glow. The sweet maltiness is balanced with spicy hop aromas and a dry finish. Definitely a pint to savour.


Theydon_Bois' rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (8613) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - OCT 7, 2012
Gravity dispense at Ascot Racecourse Beer Festival 2012 - 06/10/12. Listed in the program as 5.2% ABV. Clear chestnut brown with a small off white head that soon thins to zero. Malty nose with toffee and nuts. Taste follows nose with a little biscuit. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Assumes the classic 6-3-6-3-12 ’Whelmed’ formation !


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (4525) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2014
Cask at the Rose and Crown, Sandhurst. Chestnut with a scummy cream head; malty aroma with some orange fruit; silky in the mouth, with a sweet caramel malt taste; and some spicy toffee and warmth to the finish. Satisfying.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erasmus_ro (1353) - Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle from Beer Essentials, Horhsam. BBE Oct 2013. Gotten a bit old. Pours a reddish copper with a large, big-bubbled, quickly vanishing, yellowish-brown head. Aroma is plum and prune. Later sweetish caramel and flower. Taste is a lot of caramel, slightly sweet. Some prune there too. Dry, bready finish. Light, not much carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2013

Cask (gravity) @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2012, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, nutty, chocolate - cacao notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, thin, keller, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20120505]

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wimpyjoe (3862) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2013
Reddish brown, clear ale with a sweet aroma. It has an acute strong taste that lingers. Although there’s some in the nose there’s no real fruits in its flavour. No head.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 21, 2012
Cask@Reading Beer Festival 2012. Amber colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is fruits, caramel, wood, mild herbs as well as some slight spicyness. Flavour is herbal, sweet malts, mild crystal notes, some fruits, floral hops and wooden notes. Fruity and juicy aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2012
Cask gravity @ Battersea BF 2012. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (1844) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2011
Cask at Ascot Festival 2011. Pours a good auburn colour with a thin head. The aroma has plenty of sweet malt, the taste is malty and has some toffee and a dry bitter finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TimE (3174) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 9, 2011
Auburn color. Very definative malty nose. Tons of wood, very malty palate. Not so complex. Hints of chocolate. Also cloying, but fairly dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Cask takeout from Middle Farm, Sussex, 6th Nov 09. Hazy mid brown with a fruity, sour flavour. Somewhat cidery even. Average weight and finish.


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