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Brewed by Lovibonds
Style: Bitter
Henley-on-Thames, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
Henley has long been known for the best pint of Ordinary. This 3.4% session ale is no exception. We use Maris Otter as a base malt with a special blend of roasted malts to give this bitter a complex malt profile.
Generous additions of 3 English hop varieties give this ale exceptional hop character.
Tasting notes: The amber coloured ale has a good balance of juicy malt and hop character on the nose. The flavour finishes with a balance of bitterness from roasted barley, leading to a long clean bitterness of English hops. Finishes dry.
Suggested food pairing: Excellent beer paired with roasted or grilled meats - chicken, pork or beef. Will also pair well with grilled vegetables.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2011

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Unclear medium amber orange color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light roasted, moderate hoppy, orange - citrus, mandarin. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet, light light fruity acidic and moderate to light heavy bitter with a long to average duration, malt dusty, fruity hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110112]

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2010
From cask at The Rake. Pours cloudy orange with no head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight fruity. Malty and slight fruity flavoured. Bitter and dry finish. Nice and easy.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 9, 2011
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a lazing light tan head. The aroma has notes of fruti and malt as well as a light touch of spicy hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, fruit, elderberries, and hops, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 5, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a cloudy amber with a creamy and lacing off-white head. The nose has a little fruit and some UK hops. Medium body, fruit and caramel with dry and dusty hops. 050111

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2012
Draft @ Tap East, Stratford E20. Pours a hazy golden pale amber color with a creamy off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak berry hoppy aroma. Fruity malty grainy caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty grainy caramel finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 4, 2010
bottle at home ... light amber ... thin white head ... soft sweet dull toffee hop ... light fizz .. light metalic ... soft fruits ... light bitter linger. ok ... easy drinking bitter

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14132) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2006
Cask gravity at Reading BF 06. Golden/orange beer with no head. Slightly sticky aroma, bit of ginger. Some resiny hops and a bit of orange fruit

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2011
Bottle at Yespr’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber - white head. Toasted, fruity, light bitterness, ok hoppy, light wet dog, zesty bitterness, grassy, light sweetness. Plain.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (11894) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 281011


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