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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 663   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered in a variety of containers in Finland, UK, USA, Brazil, Denmark, France, Spain, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan.
Can has been 4.3% since at least 2014
Ingredients: Pale Malt; Bramling Cross hops.
Originally brewed in the Ruddles brewery in Oakham, Leicestershire (Rutland); moved in 1997 to the Morland brewery in Abingdon, Oxfordshire; finally moved in 2000 to the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds.
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (694) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2015
0.5 bottle. Clear, amber color and a small, white head. Sweet aroma of flowers, caramel, toffee, butter, and fruits. Taste is also malty and sweet; once gain toffee is quite prominent, biscuits, grass, and delicate herbs. Medium body, somewhat creamy texture, and average carbonation. Finish is bitterer, also a tad more hoppy. Overall not a bad beer. The combination of malty and hoppy flavors works alright here.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (14046) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle, 4.3%. Good fruity aroma, some sweet maltiness. Clear copper colour. Big stable off-white head. The flavour is fruity and creamy with a good bitterness. Distinct aroma hop in the flavour, not surprisingly English-tasting. Good mouthfeel. Very flavourful for the ABV.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Milter (266) - Nyborg, DENMARK - MAR 7, 2015
Kedelig og ordinćr. Ikke nogen stor smag. Flot klar gylden farve - det var det mestpositive

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2015
This bottling is 4,3 % No head, amber. Light nose with a hint of caramel, software and pleasant

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7369) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden with a offwhite head. Aorma of malt, light caramel, grass. Flavor is light sweet, malt, caramel, nuts, grass. Medium body, average to lively carbonation. 040515

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirstyrabbit (1361) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 19, 2015
Can (4.3%). Copper body, medium head. Aroma has woody English hops with charred wood. A bit watery mouthfeel. Taste has medium maltiness and woody English hops. A bit muted and powdery. Mildly resinous finish. Something powdery brings it down.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hoppy_Luke (552) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Dość ciekawym zjawiskiem jest fakt, że piwa zakupione w Lidlu o wiele lepiej prezentują się w butelce niż po przelaniu do szkła. Kiedy są jeszcze w butelce, najczęściej w jakiś sposób zdobionej, z dobrze wyglądającymi etykietami, sprawiają wrażenie naprawdę zacnych trunków. Pierwsze zdziwienie przychodzi po przelaniu do szkła, gdzie kolor już tak ładnie się nie prezentuje jak w grubszym szkle, a piany nie ma wcale. W butelce to nie problem;) ale w szklance jakoś tak... goło... Tak jest i w tym przypadku. Zapachu niestety niewiele można uświadczyć, ale brak brzydkiego aromatu jest w sumie dobrą informacją... No i smak, który także nie przyniósł żadnego uniesienia. Znów jony żelaza, ale za to goryczka wyczuwalna. I choć pozostawiała nieco nieprzyjemne odczucie w ustach, nie była zła. Ruddles County na razie wypada najlepiej z lidlowych cudeniek.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (5078) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2015
Old rating from 2010. Malty fresh Ale. Easy to drink, not too deep, hints of Caramel, fresh, smooth, nice.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
panzerwolf (167) - FINLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Pours deep copper. A toffee taste, mixture of sweet and bitter. I would call this an ok beer, but I most likely wouldn’t really buy it again. Certainly still an interesting mix of tastes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (2157) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to my sis. Dark copper thin head. Aroma is malty. Taste is malty caramel light hoppy bitter finish. Standard stuff.


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