RateBeer
overall
41
57
style
Brewed by Lovibonds
Style: Bitter
Henley-on-Thames, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


Ungstrup's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, - 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.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Keg at the Hanging Bat. Grassy, funky, dry toffee, bit thin and wishy washy.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mothroy (67) - - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose, Windsor. Slightly hazy with a good white head that lasts. Wheat, yeast aroma carried through to the palate which develops earthy hop notes. The mouthfeel is not thin, as expected from a 3.4% beer, but quite full bodied. Ok, but nothing special.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2088) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose, Windsor. This hazy amber beer pours with a large foamy head. It has caramel, chocolate and slight sour red fruity flavours with a zesty fruity and slight malty finish. Excellent for the very low ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6136) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2013
Keg at the brewery. It pours clear amber with medium white head. The nose is earth, wood, brown bread and hay. The taste is wood, earth, brown bread, light bitterness, pithy citrus and touch of spice with a dry, bitter finish. Light-medium body and moderate carbonation. A solid session ale, but not their best.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pudding (172) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2013
330ml bottle. ar: zesty orange. ap: hazy orange after cycle journey ta: medium sweetness, light bittering. pa: body light, texture thin to oily carbonation average. Finish reasonably fruity. Overall: good quality low-gravity beer with plenty of flavour.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CraftBeerNick (826) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2012
Keg at Windsor castle hotel in Windsor, 10th October 2012. Pours amber, served too cold for my taste, the beer is nice and easy drinking, kind of caramel and undertones of strawberry on the flavour, not bad for the pathetic ABV

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16245) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zita (4516) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2011
light hoppy aroma,amber, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, light body, soft carbonation, nice hoppy aroma.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6432) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2011
Dark yellow and unclear. Has a white head, medium duration. Malty, crisp aroma. Light sweet flavor, finihs heavy bitter. Dry texture.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (10578) - 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


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50