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Nethergate Augustinian (UK version)

Brewed by Nethergate
Style: Bitter
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask; Regular. Also due to be released bottle conditioned.
NOTE: Not to be confused with the entirely different 5.2% bottled Augustinian Ale which is almost exclusively exported to the United States.
A wonderfully smooth drinking premium beer, with a hint of crystal malt. The late addition of Styrian Goldings in the boil lends the beer a continental flavour. Originally brewed to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the founding of the Augustinian priory in Clare, the original home of Nethergate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 29, 2016
Cask at Crosse Keys (JDW), Gracechurch St. Pours chestnut with off white head. Some dry berry fruit, caramel, bitter finish. Solid bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissPxx (959) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2015
Lovely reddish aroma. Mildly honey taste. Quite sweet and also bitter. Really quite delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (2899) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Cask at Ruislip Manor (Spoons). An amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Fruity, malty, caramel aroma. Tastes similar, fruity, malty, caramel, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FatPhil (13298) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 26, 2015
Draught (Tivoli (JDW), Cambridge)
Soft malty aroma, a little nutty, some sweet esters. Beautifully rich malty body, nutty, fruity esters. A touch of soft bitterness, a little earthy and herbal, a bit nutty and twiggy - lovely right to the bottom.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
berkshirejohn (5887) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Cask at the Crosse Keys (JDW), London. Dark amber with a loose cream head; nutty aroma; soft nutty malt taste; and a dry, satisfying finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (8277) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Cask @ Beer Shack, Burnley. Copper-gold with a creamy-smooth head. Has a lightly sweetened aroma and taste that’s mostly sugary but there’s just a hint of fruit. It’s smoothish texture feels nice in the palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerViking (3984) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2014
Cask at the Kew Gardens Hotel, deep brown, slight vegetal nose with caramel hints, palate is caramel with earthy hops, a nuttiness and an almost acrid bitter edge.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (2178) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2014 Cask @ Bedford Arms, Bedford. Copper/tan with a fair bit of head. Faint aroma of honey and citrus with a trace of undefinable grain. Taste is sour/bitter with an astringent bitter aftertaste. Passable but not all that exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CraftBeerNick (1838) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2013
Cask at Pot Kiln, 1st November 13. Below average golden ale. Ok for a quick half

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Cask @ The Willow Walk. The pour’s a deep amber color with a small head. The nose is standard caramel, light twig, some hints of red berry. The taste is much the same. Bubblegum sweetness, strong caramel, a bit of toasted tobacco leaf. Dry finish. Light body, soft carbonation. Overall, a really boring beer. There’s no margin for error with bitters. This misses the mark!

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