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RCH East Street Cream

Brewed by RCH
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Weston-super-Mare, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
First brewed to celebrate the 500th guest beer at the Dartmouth Inn, Newton Abbot, and was named by a customer in a competition. It went down so well that it has become a regular beer. This enigmatic full bodied beer with malty hoppy fruit bitter with a sweet taste which all vie for dominance in this complex and well crafted premium chestnut coloured ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (5729) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Cask HP at The Crosse Keys Bishopsgate as RCH East Street. Dark amber orange, still, small beige head, dotted lacing. Aroma is soapy and fruity, musty on the turn tangerine, some wholemeal bread. Body is fairly light with soft carbonation. Taste is toffeeish malt, a little phenolic, soapy, spoiled plum, damp flannel with a drying finish. Overall, just OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (9986) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Cask at cloisters. Pours clear deep amber, nose is floral, toffee, grassy, taste is chewy toffee, thin, little watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (2344) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2016
Cask at Den Engel, Leek. Pours chestnut with an off white head. Smooth, creamy, sweet, good start, sort of dies on it’s backside bit too bitter on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (6003) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2015
Cask half-pint, hand pulled in The Bridge End Inn, Ruabon, Wales on 22nd Sep 2015. Amber pour, wispy head. Malty molasses and fruits in the nose and taste, semi-sweet in nature I quite enjoyed the brew. Can see others complaining about the unbalanced sweetness, but my sweet tooth took to it nicely.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hirigalzkar (2807) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 20, 2015
Cask @ Akkurat. Feels a bit schizo (the opposite of clean) with its quaffable sweetness, heavy bready malty notes and the rather strange herbal bitterness in the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jfb (5366) - Freising, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
(cask) slightly hazy deep amber-brown colour with no head. aroma of roasted malts and light hazelnuts, slightly oxidized, with a hint of dark fruit and powdered sugar. flavour is very sweet, heavily oxidized and grainy, with lots of cardboard and walnuts in the dry light-bitter finish. light- to medium-bodied with no carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydian1 (1335) - FNQ, Australia, - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle. Copper-brown pour with foamy uneven off-white head that sustains and laces nicely. Nose offers sweet fruity malts with notes of figs, treacle, dried dark fruits and nutty hints. Palate is creamy smooth and easy drinking with a lowish carbonation and a moderate hop bitterness to the finish. Enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle Ambrato caroco limpida schiuma media media persistenza nado ossidato caramello anche in bocca piuttosto bilanciata (difettata?)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22479) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
Cask gravity @ Bree Louise, Euston NW1. Pours an amber color with no head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty creamy caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish with weak hints of chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (4364) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2014
Clear brown colour, no head. Aroma of caramel, malts, light spicy. Quite sweet, malty flavour. Rather bitter. Bitter and malty finish.
(Draught -cask- @ Bree Louise, London)

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