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

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Sometimes sold as Suffolk Punch.
This premium full bodied bitter is light in colour, has a powerful bouquet of hops and a developed dry fruit finish.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sm89walt (1780) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2011
Cask - The Bell Hotel (JDW), Norwich. Medium, mostly lasting off-white hea. Slight haze but an otherwise bright orange body. A hint of passion fruit on the nose with peach and tangerine notes. Peach & orange sweetness in the mouth with a bit of a toasty malt bitterness backed by undertones of bread & biscuit. A crisp, dryish hop palate precedes the biscuity malt sweetness. Moderate bitterness and duration.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7704) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2011 Cask, handpump at The Swan & Castle, Oxford, with Loz, Jude & Baz 30.04.11 Amber in colour with a white head. Touch smoky in the mouth. This is a bit rough around the edges, fruity drying towards the end. But lack a little in a few areas. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.2 Had this again Cask, handpump at The Salisbury Arms, Cambridge 03.06.11 Pours amber very, very good clarity. Some light smokiness detected on nose & in mouth. Fruity and a little dry with a light tang. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1382) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2011
Good beer - nicely balanced, some sweetness but a good bitter finish, a little fruitiness with some hints of bread and a good, full, body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2011
Cask at the Crosse Keys, JDW. Golden pour withb a foamy, white head. Sharp, baked malts on the nose. Lightly sweet flavor, oddly smokey, lightly, with hints of ham and band-aids. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Modestly sweet finish, some bread and crisp malts, faint bitterness. I can dig it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (16117) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2011
8th January 2008
A very light ale, slighty fruity with quite a bitterish hop finish. Just a whisper of smoke. Inoffensive and easy to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2011
Cask Conditioned handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. A darker gold coloured beer with a white head and lacing. A fruity beer with sweet light berry notes. A bit of leafy hop. Drinkable enough but probably too sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9646) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 26, 2010
Cask (Market Porter, London)
5 Sweet fruity aroma
3 Deep red, small head
6 Apple retronasals. Simple bitter taste.
2 Slightly sticky, smooth and slick
11 A bit stodgy and oily. Not a thirst-quencher.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2010
From cask at Market porter. Pours clear and golden orange with a fully gone head. Aroma is sweet malty and sligh breadish. Sweet caramelish malty and quite fruity and bitter. Dry and malty finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 14, 2010
Cask @ Market Porter, Southwark, London SE1. Pours a golden color with a small off-whitehead. Has a slightly toasted malty caramel aroma. Toasted malty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a toasted malty caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11282) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2009
Amber with a firm off-white head. Aroma of grassy hops and caramel. Medium sweet grassy flavour with medium bitterness


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