Brewed at Hepworth

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2006
Light amber with a rather large foamy off-white head. THe aroma is floral hops and some wee bits of malt. The flavor is quite hoppy with little malt backing. THe palate is fizzy and thin. Quaffable and I do dif the hop profile just wish it had a bit more malt backbone to it. IMO, this should ne an IPA and not an ESB but I defer to the Brits that classified it as such.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - AUG 22, 2006
Cloudy amber/orange color,small but long lived white head that left a decent lace behind.The aroma was citrus and piney with a juicy fruit gum sorta thing going on.Actually a very smooth brew and easy on the hops,flavor was fruity and citrusy with a nice sweet and light bitter taste.The bitterness gets a bit stronger as the brew warms but over all it’s pretty mild and easy to drink,would do nicely on a hot day as a thirst quencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 30, 2006
NERAX 2005 Golden in color with no head and minimal carbonation. Aroma and flavor of mild floral hops and slight fruit. Finishes slighlty dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11646) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2006
Nice golden colour with small staying head. Aroma is very flowery from hops. The feel is quite creamy with good mouth feel. Slightly citric and a lot of flowery hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoss (607) - Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2006
I am sorry that this brew is not appreciated for what it is and that is a English IPA. I found it very good for that style. It is not filled with hops from the NW and it doesn’t taste like that. It has live yeast and it’s a real ale and to be enjoyed as such!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 24, 2006
Hazy orange-golden with a white head. Odd cloying lemonade aroma, but the taste was pleasantly and lastingly bitter after a brief caramel sweetness. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CamdenD (1123) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2006
This beer was largely average for me. Somewhat of an EIPA -- drinkable, sessionable, but memorable? Enjoyed on tap at the Dirty Truth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (21889) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2006
[Bottled at Old Eskil Ölkultur, Eskilstuna] Hazy golden, rocky head. Aroma of hay, vanilla and sulphur. Dryish with rounded mouthfeel and notes of citrus. Light herbal bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2006
Aroma gives mainly malst though soem grassy hay. Taste is similar with some citrus coming through at times, very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
henrikb (1260) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2006
Draught – Dark golden body, very small white head; Very nice hoppy nose – the British way; Bitter body with a very sharp carbonation; Bitterness is exploding in finish that is very hoppy dry, lots of aroma but 100% hopsack. Strange beer, quite unbalanced and quite extreme (particularly for a UK brew)

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