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


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Share this beer with friends!
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.

iammadeofjelly's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
iammadeofjelly (193) - Liverpool, Merseyside, - MAY 31, 2006
I didnt rate this beer too well. It’s a bit hoppy and malty but incredibly sour and the mouthfeel isnt wonderful. Fairly golden. Not the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (4000) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle at home split with Sarah picked up from Waitrose. Aroma is caramel raisin bread, gooey bread and butter pudding, some mineral. Light amber colourd pour with a thin white head. Flavour is grainy, caramel, biscuit, woody twig, dried fruits and berry, Palate is medium sweet, moderate carbonation and slightly grainy on the tongue. Decent ESB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (1482) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
On cask at Museum, Sheffield - Hazy amber body, thin white head. Nose is fruity and malty with hints of tangerine, grapefruit and some floral hops. Taste is fruity, if a little bit on the sweet side, with a nice bitter and grapefruit finish. Not a bad one really.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick white head. Aroma: Biscuit, pepper, floral, mineral, subtle syrup and raisin. Taste: Low/medium sweetness and sourness, low bitterness and a slight saltiness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering mildly dry, malty fruity, slight syrup finish. Comments: Very tasty and slight lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK54B (1539) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2013
Cask Real Ale tasted at Black Door. Soft malty nose. Pale brownish head. Clear golden color. Malty and hoppy fruity taste. At the end hop bitternes. A good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1530) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2013
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy some citrus and some hops flavor malts citrus spicy fruits and bitter in the finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3084) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2013
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is clear orange with small thick white head. Aromas and flavours: Grass, fruits, bitterness and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
Bottle off Helen and Keith. Bronze-gold with a fine, well-retained white foam. Very English, Bateman’s-esque aroma with a soft, aniseed-like rub of hop and hints of toffee, butter and spiced apple. Full and soft with a dominant almond and aniseed spiciness; hints of chalk and cream, a stir of Twiglet. Well-brewed, inoffensively bland bitter with a strong lager-like almond presence.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Finn (4402) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2011
Fra cask på Crosse Keys (JDW), Bank 20 Mai 11. Lysebrun. Nesten ikke skum. Aprikosaroma. Fruktig smak med innslag av fjøs. Ettersmaken er søt, tørr frukt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (7425) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2011
500 ml bottle. Grays, England.
Clear deep golden colour with tiny off-white head. Tree roots, plant litter, mild English hops and some sweetness in aroma. Wood, peanut peels, some mild bitterness, malt and some sweetness in flavour. Waterish. Sweetness fades bitterness in aftertaste. Interesting not necessarily very tasty though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (11532) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2011
Cask at The Shakespears Head, London. Pale golden beer with small offwhite head. Fruity aroma, some figs and some hops. Hoppy grassy flavor with malty bready notes.

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 5 6

Tick this beer

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