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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, Seasonal, Summer;
A classic IPA. Befitting the tradition, a larger hop charge than any other recipe gives a pleasant hoppiness not often found in beers of this strength.


SarkyNorthener's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3031) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, - JAN 11, 2013
Cask@thebell, Walsall. Amber beer, large creamy head. Looks good. Aroma of mild grapefruit. Taste is medium strength hoppiness and a few floral notes. Smooth on the palate, a nice beer,


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9356) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2015
On tap, half at Leeds Brewery Tap. Dark golden body. Filmy layer, lacing rings down the glass. Mild aroma of juicy fruits. Fresh fruity taste of peach, apricot and grapefruit. Fruit bitterness to the ending. Soft in the mouth. Refreshing (Leeds 09.07.2015).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scotty001 (277) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Very light amber, off white head. Aroma of sweet and floral hops. Light body, flavour is lightly sweet, moderately bitter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (6343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Keg at the brewery tap Leeds. Pours clear gold with a short-lived thin ring of white head. Aromas of mango, tropical fruit. Taste is light sweet, lots of tropical fruit. Some resin, sweaty socks. Crisp, mineral finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mjp12 (765) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Session style ipa, bit of a mix between US and uk styles, but not especially memorable

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1739) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
Cask Kings Head Carlisle. Great looking pale amber colour, citrus and biscuit aroma, fresh prickly tangy palate. A little marmalade comes in midway, more orange notes and a nice smack of bitterness in the finish. Great stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5844) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Clear gold with a smooth head and a silky smooth texture. Bitter in character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mr_h (3644) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 27, 2013
Cask by handpump at Drum & Monkey, Glasgow - clear amber, thin bubbly white head, mild grapefruit aroma, moderate lacing, grapefruit and toffee flavour, creamy texture, sharp citrus aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11393) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Chequers, Oxford. Hazy gold with white head. Quite a perfumed flavour, fruity, there is a grapefruit hint but along with a slightly sicky note. It was ok but not the hop monster I was hoping for.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
foxo82 (804) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Hand pulled at Old Thameside Inn, Borough. Headless auburn ale. Watered down toffee. Fine with a meal but unremarkable.


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