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Brewed by Palmers
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bridport, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available in pasteurised bottle.
Full bodied, rich and malty, with a distinctive hop character. First brewed in 1994 to celebrate 200 years of brewing at Palmers. So popular that it is now our flagship premium ale.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light light heavy malty, caramel, burnt toffee, burnt caramel, light roasted. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, burnt notes, nutty notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100805]

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask. Pours cloudy dark orange with a small and lacing white head. Aroma is caramelish and butter. Rather malty flavoured with a distinct butterish note. Sweet and caramelish finish. Ends dry.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29019) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2007
Cask at GBBF 2006. A hazy orange beer with a bubbly white head. The aroma is sweet with primary notes of caramel, but also light flowery hoppy notes. The flavor is sweet malty and dominated by caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruity, nectary, tropical fruity juicy along with some mild toffeeish notes. Flavour is fruits, toffee, nectar and some grass. Pretty dry and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (19190) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2006
[Cask at GBBF] Brownish amber. Nutty and roasty nose. Sweetand medium bodied. Distinct nutty malt flavoured covered with resiny hops. Almost woody finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16250) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty butterscotch aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with some hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2010
13th July 2010. Chelmsford Beer Festival. Clear amber beer with a little suddy white head. Some sulfur on the nose! Light semi dry palate. Fresh dry fruit with some toffee malt. Tastes okay but the nose is very offputting!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2006
Cask at GBBF 2006. Hazy amber. Little bit of weird yeast on teh aroma. Bit of fruit in mouth. Some dryness on end. Odd. Very drinkable and you can see that you would drink a lot of it even at 5%

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2004
Cask Conditioned at The Sea Trout, Staverton, Devon. Brown coloured beer with a bubbly head. Light flowery flavours for a stronger beer but with a certain pungency. Heavy finish with lots of conflicting character, a little roughish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Railway, Newton Abbot 04/02/2003 Mid brown amber coloured and strong in alcohol. Slightly cloudy in appearance. Lasting malt finish.


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