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

bottled
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RATINGS: 631   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.
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (1470) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits spicy and some hops flavor malts spicy fruits and some hops

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatteoD. (137) - ITALY - SEP 26, 2013
Bottiglia comprata da Auchan Mestre. Bella schiuma cremosa e mediamente fine, che scende velocemente e con effetto sapone, bel colore ambrato e abbastanza limpido, aroma floreale, maltato, al palato corpo leggero e media carbonazione con note di pane tostato, noci, datteri, con finale amaro e secco abbastanza pulito e piacevole. Una discreta bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4222) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle from Tescoís. Poured a clear dark amber with a thin white head. The aroma is rich malt. The flavour is medium bitter, with a liqourice, malt, hoppy palate. A great English session ale.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9585) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark amber with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is earthy, minty, and woody hops, toast and cookie malt with notes of dates and figs. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, supporting crisp malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WillemsUrenkel (472) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - AUG 31, 2013
Stylish clear 0,5 l glass bottle, optical like a Whiskeybottle. A light amber in the glass, mighty light tannend head, nice CO2 pearls. Intensive malt and mash on the nose. Starts bitter, burned grain, intensifies in the following tims. To the end hopy, cold black tea with orange. But not my cup of tea.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1213) - RÝros, NORWAY - AUG 21, 2013
Light amber with a white head - Malty and hpos in the aroma - Good malt body and a Nice hppy flavour with some bitterness - lingering hoppy finish - this was good

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1164) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
MÝrk gyllen farve med lyst beige skum. Lukt av malt. Smak av malt, kaffe, sjokolade, lakris og frukt.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1289) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
Frisk litt syrlig duft. Kremet skum. Gyllen bronsefarget. En bitter smak metall og syrlighet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teddybeer (2181) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle.Coppery colour with a quickly diminishing off-white head. Aroma is floral hops, malty and nutty. Flavor has notes of dry fruits, with a moderate bitterness and a mild dry final.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3615) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle at TJís Sports Bar & Grill in Ao Nang, Thailand. Pours a clear dense amber. Aroma of English malt, toffee and bitter hops. The aroma and flavor are both rich and complex and weigh in impressively for a 4.7 bitter, as is the case with most English bitters Iím learning compared to American beers. More flavor and character and less alcohol. I like that in a beer and this one excels.


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