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


on tap

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3893) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Tried at the Peterborough beer festival 2015. Amber colour with a white head. Fruit and citrus hop aroma, crisp bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (479) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2015
Pours dark golden, clear and with a small white head. Lovely aromas of malt and a hint of fruit. Malty flavours with a good hoppy bitterness and some fruitiness. Easy drinking and refreshing. Solid bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Skinnyviking (8858) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2015
Cask at the GBBF 2015. Highg fluffy long lasting white head. Clear dark golden body. A bit sharp hops bitternes dominating the aroma. Flavor is also quite hops dominated with and unpleasant sour vedgetable, herbal note. Low carbarbonation. Long bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9388) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 12, 2015
Cask at GBBF 2015. Deep golden amber. Nice bubbly head. Great hoppy nose, grapefruit, nuts, earthy spices, malts. Tasty citrus and stone fruit, seet but fruity and tart hops, bit of pine. Very nice. Good bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 9, 2015
Big-bubbled small white head. Clear amber. Pleasant malty and fruity hoppy aroma. Medium bodied, watery. Malty, bitter, dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogbomb (1152) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pudding (229) - Birmingham, West Midlands, 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..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Don2711 (389) - - APR 10, 2015
Lovely fruity tarty flavour. Nice hoppy aroma. Chestnut colour. Deceptive bite on the palate. Really refreshing and will drink again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4028) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1369) - Madrid, SPAIN - 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.

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