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


on tap

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A fiery pale bitter. Choicest hops and premium malt make for a fruity and well balanced beer with a full, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1763) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2013
330ml bottle - Light golden body, thin white head. Nose of malts and light hops. Clean fruity taste, but lacking any real character. Clean, but where was the "fire"?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2013
Pale yellow in colour with a light frothy head. It has a warm aroma of bready fruit. Tastes of sour hops with a bready after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dogbomb (1117) - ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle. Pours a light gold with a nice thick white top. Malty initial nose, which opens way to blackcurrant fruitiness. In the mouth, it’s quite tart with a lemony bitter edge. Finish has bite and dryness but it fades away leaving a spicy bubbly nastiness up the nose. Bit disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2012
cask at hawmarket ... golden amber ... smalll white head ... soft zezty crisp lemon hp nose ... sweet oily orange hop front ... juicy fruits ... light tart (not sourness) light custardy finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (11947) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2012
Cask conditioned at The Crown, Oxford. Straw gold with no head. Tart, cidery flavour from the off, some citrus fruitiness but mostly the tartness. Pretty poor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (4021) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow (3.9 abv on the pumpclip) - clear pale golden, malty nose, creamy smoothness with a robust hop finish, very refreshing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (4200) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2012
On tap @ the Haymarket Bar, Edinburgh. Pours golden with a nice head and just a little haze. The nose is citrus, lemon mostly with just a little of the malt coming through as a hay note. The taste has more of the same as well as a meadow flowers note. The palate is medium bodied and textured with a a clean zingy finish. Good pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Bottled version, from Sainsburys Grimsby. Gold, fluffy moderately lasting white head and gentle condition. Initially citrus fruity in the nose with hints of grapefruit mellowing to reveal sweet malt and an earthy hoppiness, more citrus hop in the mouth with a dominant dry bitterness and a low resinous pine note, lingering dry chalky bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerCast_Rich (1905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 26, 2012
[330ml bottle, EBBC 2012] Re-branded as a ’serve cold from bottle’ beer to pitch to clubs for drinkers – which is a good idea, although the new label makes it look like a ginger beer. It’s a decent bitter – earthy, deep malt and some rising bitterness. Maybe a little fruit in there as well [19052012]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beersiveknown (4408) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 24, 2012
Bottle at #EBBC12 Pale blonde, not much aroma, earthy bitterness and sweet shortbread malt. Slightly metallic in the finish. Some citrus in the finish.

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