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Nethergate Bowler

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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask, special
Brewed for Wetherspoon Spring 2013 Real Ale Festival
This is fully hopped, with a gently fragrant aroma from the late-added ginger, plus a well-rounded zesty character with citrus notes.


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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at the Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 19 April 2013. Poured a light amber with a dense white head and some lacing. Aroma of straw, wet grass and caramel. Stale malt flavours with some apple and biscuit. Palate was more bitter, with some spicy hop and a mild chemically note.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
Cask Half Pint at Wibbas Down (JDW), Wimbledon, London in Apr 2013 during Spoons Festival - Amber Gold in colour. Malty; toasty malts, caramel, some ginger. Fruity; some citrus. Hoppy; some hop bitterness. Rather a medicinal, antiseptic taste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (4081) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2013
(cask) pours a hazy golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of yeast, steamed rice, grass, light chlorine and vanilla. flavour is mostly ginger, grass and yeast, with a hint of honeymelon and a light-bitter finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
evergreen0199 (2135) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
Cask at The Metropolitan Bar (Wetherspoons), Baker Street, London. An amber coloured pour with a thin white head on top. Obvious ginger aroma. Tastes of ginger, fruity, some caramel and spice. Quite pleasant, I’m a massive fan of ginger.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2013
cask at Sorder ... golden amber ... thin lacing ... sweet berry and ginger nose ... light summer fruits ... ligth ginger

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichTheVillan (3517) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; dark amber pour with white froth head, spicy ginger aroma, ginger comes through in the taste with some citrus and spice, unbalanced for me.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
The Paper Moon, Dartford, Kent, 20/04/13. Bright copper topped with white. Tizer and pickled ginger aroma. Lucozade, wooden, soda flavour. Caramel and biscuit afters. Celery hint. Not great.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2013
Cask, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, Oadby. Golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are toasted malts with candy sugar and lemon. Spicy ginger with vegetable notes. Flavours are sweet mixed citrus and apple with jammy notes. Floral low spiced ginger with a dry finish. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2386) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Cask@moonunderwater, Wolverhampton. Pale amber with a small head and good lacing. An aroma of ginger hits the nose. The taste is mainly ginger with some lemon and malts. A little sweet. Not the best.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (3976) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2013
Cask at moon under water watford JDW. Light amber white head some lace. Twiggy caramel aroma. A little solvent. Toffee apple, stale malt. Spicy hop. Not great.


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