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Ludlow Stairway

Ludlow Stairway
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Brewed by Ludlow
Style: English Strong Ale
Ludlow, England

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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Stairway has a honey gold complexion with a grassy, citrus floral aroma. It has a sharp, sweet, full bodied taste. Unusual use of Sladek lagering hops, building a large cult following. Awarded silver for the SIBA regional beer for strong bitters 2011.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (8123) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear golden color, small white head. Smell and taste malts, the slightest touch of fruit and fruit hop, slightly bitter. Average body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13591) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Clear gold few white bubbles. Hoppy citrus flavours. It had some sweetness. Ok strong hoppy golden ale. Some bitterness on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3956) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a medium head. Not a lot of flavour which was quite disappointing. Bland and pretty ordinary.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1489) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle. Yellow to gold body. Frothy white head with no retention. Red fruit, iron, champagne, grass, mild citrus. Mild bitterness. Slight sourness. Dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6236) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Plough, Worcester, 22/3/2014. Deep gold with a decent, off-white head. Marmalade and honey sweetness, with some solid, cereal malts and a moderately bitter finish. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4237) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle from Connollly’s Wines, Solihull. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is malty. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a malt weak liqourice watery palate. A decent session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4925) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to Jmgreenuk. Pours clear dark golden with a small off white head. Aroma is yeasty, toffee, fudge, malt, biscuit . Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deanso (5181) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2013
50cl bottle courtesy of and shared with JMGreenUK. Very thin white head. Clear golden pour. Nice bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
minutemat (1508) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2014 500ml bottle from their stall Ludlow Food Festival. Has a pleasant hoppy flavour, not too strong and a little placid but generally a mildly tasteful session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1839) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a gold colour with a medium size head, light fruity aroma some grapefruit, the taste is light sweetness, with a short dry finish. very drinkable.


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