Brewed at Hepworth

Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Reading, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2007
Hazy orange beer with thin but firm white head. Fresh hoppy aroma with notes of acid and spices. Bitter flavour with notes of fresh hops and citrus. Sweet and fruity. Then comes the bitterness from hell. Ooooh I love it. This is a real IPA, the english way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13995) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2007 Bottle, SBWF 06. OK hop aroma. Hazy golden colour. Hoppy flavour rounded off by maltiness. Well-balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2006
Nice hoppy aroma. Apricot and grapefruit and some resin. Fruity. Mild malt sweetness. Clean but mild. Golden amber hazy with thin white head. Medium-light watery body with medium-light carbonation. Starts with mildly sweet malts. Fruity notes, like apricot and orange peels. Bitter hoppy notes come into the finish, almost harsh. Bitterness lasts into the after, leaving a fruity bitter residue on the tongue. Slightly chalky. A bit weak but a decent quaff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2006
A golden ale with a thin white head. An herbaceaous hops aroma, with light caramel notes, and some light gin alcohol. In mouth, a light malt with british hopping, very classy, herbaceous. A tad on the lighter side, but overall pleasant. Bought at BOTW in Feb. 2006.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - DEC 21, 2006
Tasted 21/12/2006. Happy birthday Shona. 500ml bottle from Rumble’s latest shipment. Deepish end of pale gold, with a touch of haze from the dash of yeast I let through. Soft airy white head Strong esters on the nose, hints of pear and pollen, and a huge minerally dry-hop aroma. Lolly-like malts and old oranges also make an appearance. Then in the mouth its all pithy bitter oranges and burtonised water... very pithy, very minerally, very hoppy... until an extremely long, long, lingering bitter finish. Not harsh bitterness but pretty strong. A touch of yeast astringency in the mix too. Yum. Headstrong IPA, in the Burton Bridge mould.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11473) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2006
Bottle. Poured pale color with an average frothy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate floral hoppy aroma. Medium body with a dry texture. Medium bitter flavor with a bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2006
(Bottle) Pours light hazy amber. Fruity,malty, flowery hop aroma. Dry, fruity flavour with a citrusy bitterness. Medium body. Good British IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 18, 2006
Draft. Pale yellow color with no head. Aroma was a mix of American and British hops. Smooth flavour of hops, flowers and hay with slight citrus, lime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - OCT 6, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2007 Bottle. Love it love it love it, An original ipa, true to the style. And a solid rocky head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (21553) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 2, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2007 Bottled. Pale yellow colour, not much head. Aroma was an interesting mix of American and British hops (or atleast comparable to that!). Smooth flavour of hops, flowers and hay with slight citrus notes.

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