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Salopian Darwin’s Origin

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Brewed by Salopian
Style: Bitter
Shrewsbury, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Colour: Copper
Hops used: Cascade, Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin, Saaz
Style: Darwin’s Origin is an eclectic mix of hops from across the world but this blend produces a beer that offers something to everyone. Crisp, tart, fruity and refreshing but also with a juicy malt background.
History: The brainchild of Debbie here at the brewery, Darwin’s Origin is the most recent addition to the Salopian core range in both cask and bottle. It was brewed to celebrate Shrewsbury’s most famous son Charles Darwin. Like most additions to the permanent range of beers, Darwin’s started off as a monthly special and the reaction of our customers and staff saw it replacing Abbey Gates.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogbomb (1009) - ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Cask. Golden ale with a slight haze. White thick head. Smells of tangerines and fresh orange. Hint of fresh sweet grapefruit. Taste is fruity. Tangerine, gooseberry, honey and kumquat. Really nice. Like a sweet jam, with a bitter kiss.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pudding (201) - Birmingham, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
500ml. No yeast at base, assuming not bottle-conditioned. Pours clear amber, thin white head. aroma: fruity hop. Taste: well balanced, fruity lingering hop. Mouthfeel: quite syrupy, lingering hop. Overall: First class beer. Well brewed, fruity and caramel taste..

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Don2711 (213) - - APR 10, 2015
Lovely fruity tarty flavour. Nice hoppy aroma. Chestnut colour. Deceptive bite on the palate. Really refreshing and will drink again.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3414) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Wspaniale piwo pachnace perfumami kobiecymi, kilka chmieli, prestizowy zatecki, moj ulubiony Nelson Sauvin i Galaxy. Piekna piana o slimakowym wykonczeniu, spora i bardzo trawala, mocno zbita. Wyglad to jasny zolty kolor z lekka mgielka metnosci. Pachnace i smaczne piwo, z goryczka poterzna i wyraznym zaznaczeniu wszelkich profili chmielnych na jezyku,. polecam

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1236) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Dark amber, white head, nose is lemon grapefruit citrous, grainy malt, touch toasted malt. Taste is a lightly toasty malty bitter with a kick of citrusy hops. Touch of pine in too. Grapefruit and lime rind on finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidtjm (831) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Cask. Pour is amber with a thin head, aroma is light fruity. Taste is bitter, earthy, minimally floral. Very nice

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrHangover (3098) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear dark blonde beer with a minimal amount of off white head on top, consisting out of big bubbles. Aroma is moderately malty, decent amount of some grassy, leafy hops and a crispy, citrussy note. Flavor is medium bitter, quite hoppy and fresh. Thin body, light moutfheel and very faint and short bitter aftertaste. A very easy going session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (393) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Cask at The Green Dragon, Leek (JDW) Clear amber colour with thin off white head. Aroma of caramel, herbs and spicy hops, also mango and red berries. Taste is hoppy, herby and fruity, hints of red berries, grapefruit and resin. Soft carbonation and medium bodied. A dry bitter finish. Nice hoppy but balanced beer.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3457) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Cask by hand-pump at The Raven, Glasgow - clear golden amber, good creamy off-white head, grassy, spiced aroma, excellent lacing, grassy, spicy, easy to drink

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2011) - DENMARK - JAN 23, 2015
Cask. Light hazy chestnut brown with a small off white head. Generously hopped; flowers, citrus. Some wooden notes, light toffee, grain, brown sugar. Hops dominate all the way through to the finish, with quite a bitter punch mid taste. Mild sweetness, long medium bitter finish. Sure is a hoppy bitter. Ok.


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