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Spectrum Wizzard

Formerly brewed at Spectrum
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Norwich, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Copper coloured strong bitter. Full in flavour & body, and just a touch fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 28, 2010

Cask (handpump) @ Harlequin, 108 Nursery Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire England S3 8GG.

Clear medium orange amber orange color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty - sharp chesnut bitter, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, apple notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20100423]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
From cask at Guildford Arms. Pours clear and golden orange with a small and creamy white head. Mild malty aroma. Sweet malty flavoured with a light fruity note. Sweet and slight fruity flavoured with a mild sweet and light caramel malty note. Bitter and dry into the far finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2012
18th October 2010
Clear amber beer, decent white head. Dry malt nose with dark toffee and a trace of hop. Light dry palate. Dark toffee malt, slightly creamy. Bitterish orange hops, more bitter than orange! The bitterness jars a bit against the toffee but it’s okay beer. Dry finish with minerals.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (21585) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2009
cask at Guilford edinburgh ...deep amber ... light sherbert hop ... sweet light toffee malts .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2006
Cask gravity at Rare Breeds Festival. Hazy deep copper, lasting beige head. Red and dark fruit aroma. Malty in mouth, bit like malt loaf and then good hop finish. Cherries and raisins and sultanas. Really good beer. Bit of roastedness. Good malty bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2008
Half from gravity at London Drinker BF 08, Camden Centre. Fast fading, off-white head over a pale, dark amber body. Moderate smell of dark malts. Dried, bitter fruits in flavour offset by notes of sweetness from slightly roasted malts. Dry ending (evening session, 13.03.2008).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9837) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2007
Cask, Burton Winter Fest 07. Golden brown with a small head. Aromas are toffee malts with a light fruitines. Some kiwi. Flavours are malty with raisins and other dark fruit. Some toffee malts. The kiwi gives it a bit of a damp taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Punch Bowl, The Green 07/11/2009 Hop and slight roast aromas. Copper mid brown coloured and fruity with a little dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2004
Cask conditioned - Gravity Dispense - Bedford Beer Festival. Hazy copper coloured bitter with a sharp fruit aroma. A light red fruit (redcurrant?) like flavour but the alcohol also comes through. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2004
Slightly cloudy copper colour. Hoppy aroma and flavour. A touch resinous but finished clean and crisp. Pretty reasonable. Cask (gravity dispense), Bedford Beer Festival 2004.

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