Brewed at Hepworth

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle conditioned as Blue. Cask as Oxfordshire Blue.
Ingredients: Maris Otter malt; whole leaf hops.
"Distinctively hoppy, lively, refreshing. Blue is the first bottle conditioned ale brewed deliberately to taste great chilled."

rubbishystuff's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rubbishystuff (2312) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2012
UPDATED: APR 8, 2016 Sadly this one was a little old and had some skunk too it. But I could get a good idea of the flavor despite. Pale yellow ale with some grassy/pine hops. Serving: Bottle

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wendigo (164) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 9, 2016
0.5l bottle. Peach aroma. Golden colour, low white head. Malty taste with little soury notes. Medium body, medium carbonation, bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wiedrzensky (775) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 24, 2016
Bottle. Pours is clear golden with thick white head. Aroma of malt, floral, tart, grass, straw, toasty. Taste is moderate bitter, malty and toasty mouthfeel. Medium body, lively to soft carbonation, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (15286) - DENMARK - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle, 5%. Clear yellow with medium white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, hops, grass, little citrus and a little floral. Flavour is malt, fruit, hosp, grass, little citrus, little floral, little sweet and medium bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rusos (594) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma hops, floral. Taste hops, some bisquity notes. Bitter aftertaste. Quite empty body. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1365) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 22, 2015
Golden colored, clear, weak white head, not lasting, some floaters. Aroma is malt, biscuit, floral, herbal and bit citrusy. Taste is low to moderate sweet malt, biscuity, moderate to low bitterness, floral, herbal, bit citrus-lemony. Low to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Nice, light, refreshing but hoppy enough.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mephisto (1286) - TAIWAN - MAY 20, 2015
Draft at birch and barley. Pours copper hue with little head, it has very faint aroma/flavor of malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvanFriend (477) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Poured into an English-style dimpled mug. Fruity taste throughout, some floral hops, bitter aftertaste. Drinkable. Not the best I’ve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mmahut (1843) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Light hazy pale body with low-medium white head. Aroma has light acidity at first, malty. Taste has earthy hoppy bitterness at first, medium malty sweetness in the background. Body is medium, high carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vincent68 (677) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 28, 2015
Fľaša 0,5 l zo supermarketu. Svetlejšia farba, nižšia pena, rýchlo opadla. Aróma citrusy a kvety. Vyššia rezkosť, chuť príjemná, jemne nasládlá s dlho trvajúcim horkastým záverom. Môj prvý bitter, dobre sa pije.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (1153) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 14, 2014
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 24/08/15. Pours hazy light golden liquid, medium white frothy head, Aroma: sweet, elderflower, malty, hopy: light citrus, minor spiceness, Taste: light to medium sweet, light to medium bitter, dry, biscuit maltiness, light yeasty, flowery, bit sweet, bitter ending, very nice, Palate: light to medium body, slick texture, average carbonation, long medium bitter aftertaste, Overall: Very good, very drinkable, light, biscuit, sweet and bitter. Enjoyed.

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