Brewed by Rudgate
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
York, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Cask; Regular

See: Pale amber
Smell: Fresh, hoppy, citrus
Taste: Full bodied, fruity, zesty

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (4801) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Cask at the York tap. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Nutty, buttery aromas, light floral note. Taste is sweet, cloying. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1615) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Cask at the Tockwith Beer Festival. An amber ale with a white head. Starts quite sweet and fruity before a bitter citrus finish. Quite nice and refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4514) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
JDW Waterhouse, Manchester 27 Jan 13. Gylden. Nesten ikke skum. Litt lacing. Forsiktig frukt / plommearoma. Velbalansert smak. Syrlig frukt. Avslutninga er svakt syrlig & bitter. Bra øl.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2014
Cask Pint at Wibbas Down Inn (JDW), Wimbledon in November 2013 - Golden in colour. Fruity; citrus fruit. Hoppy; grassy hops. Malty; biscuity malts, toffee. Moderately bitter fruity hoppy throughout. Bitter finish. OK. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (2003) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Cask @thegreyhorse doncaster. Pours a hazy orange amber colour thin 5mm head with good lacing. Aroma is citrus malts. Taste is sharp lemon followed by sweet malts. Medium body. Nice refreshing ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nilz (431) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2013
On tap, slightly cloudy light amber, transient head, white lacing. Sweet, aromatic malts, hops & fruit. Taste, clean moderately sweet, hedgerow notes with some caramel and a gentle bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
esox (1154) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Draught@Oluthuone Leskinen, Oulu. Almost clear, light amber colour. Thin, slightly soapy head. Perfumy-sweet and slightly resiny hops and light caramel malts in the aroma. Sweetish, slightly bicuity/toasted malts. Light bitter finish. Medium body, soft texture. Boring beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
mR_fr0g (4372) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Cask at the moon under water Watford jdw. Hazed light amber orange pour with a fleeting loose white head. Aroma is neutral paper, grainstote. Flavour is stale oxidised cardboard. Not in good nic. Low carb and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 9 October. Poured a clear amber colour with a thin, rocky white head. Toffee aroma with apricot and bready malt. Sweet flavours of fudge, dried fruit countered (but not all that balanced) with grassy hops. Finishes with hey, hop resin and stale malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tombyars (1425) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Tasted this at the Last Post, Paisley (JDW) in October 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale tawny in colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malty and sweet with toffee notes present. Thin mouthfeel and poor lacing. Pale malt base gives a digestive biscuit base with sweet caramel shortcake notes very much in evidence. Dry dusty hop resins give a sharp metallic aftertaste which jars with the malt component. Finish is malty and sweet with toffee still present. There is a pleasant alcoholic warming burr in the mouth and you know this is 5%. This is a decent ESB.

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