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

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2844) - NORTHERN IRELAND - DEC 28, 2013
Cask@half moon, mudford
dark chestnut, offwhite lacing. Honey and muscavado sugar plus digestive biscuits on nose. Medium bodied, gently bitter malt forward fruity. Short finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jensgam (152) - , DENMARK - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle pours ruby with off white head. Aroma is malty caramel with a little diacetyl. Flavour sweet with a little toffee.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from Liva. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich caramel, fruits, malt and hops. Sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (775) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 9, 2013
Cask ; Devon ; UK ; Malt,caramel and fruity aroma ; Clear amber color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste and light bitter finish ; Medium body ; Pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Imaena (1817) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Cask: This is a nice full bitter with a really good balance of hops and malt.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4540) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 10, 2013
On tap at Akkurat, April 2013. Clear copper with a minimal head. Aroma and taste of malt, light hops and grain. Also light notes of toffee. Soft and very drinkable. A nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SirLimpsalot (2105) - SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
@akkurat: diskret doft. Mycket smak av korn och jord. Ingen kolsyra. Perfekt till mat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReV2 (143) - Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2012
500ml bottle, poured into a straight Firkin Off Licence pint glass. Rather fitting as this long defunct outlet was where I first came across RCH brews many moons ago. Darkish brown with a light creamy head, marshmallow aroma with a good, malt & hop taste. Sweetish with some fruit & caramel, the epitome of a good English bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7948) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 4, 2012
Cask, half pint served in a mug at The Queens Head. Just one patch at the surface of a clear amber coloured body. Malt-fruity aroma with wet leaves. Marmalade taste with dried fruits, bread and caramel. Plain bittersweet finish. Quite pleasing to drink (London, 23.11.2012).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jones35 (13) - banwell, Somerset, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2012
Nice body with malt nutty taste and a long fruity bitterness and a slight sweet finish. Nice all round balance


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