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

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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular

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


undercurrent25's rating

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, - FEB 14, 2013
Blonde/golden coloured beer, taste is well balanced with a nice dry feel on the palate


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
niquillis (1440) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
On cask at Boot & Shoe, Barkston Ash. Pours amber with off white head. Quite a bitter ESB with a nice hop astringency. Shame it dies on it’s arse.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (616) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Full of flavour for an Amber beer, easy drinking for a session , but enough complexity to make it interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stuu666 (5564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Cask at PRAF 2013. Pours golden amber, nose is light malty toffee, taste is similar.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
allmyvinyl (5385) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (1758) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Finn (4642) - 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.

3.1
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
s_hartshorne (2052) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nilz (435) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
esox (1167) - 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.


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