Brewed by St. Austell
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
St. Austell, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Occasional & bottle conditioned.
Originally brewed as a special to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar in 1805. However, production of the bottled version and, occasionally, the cask has continued.
This premium bottle-conditioned ale has been uniquely brewed using our own Cornish Gold malt. Locally grown barley is traditionally malted using a special kilning process which develops a deeper intensity of colour and flavour than ordinary barley malt. Blended with both Styrian Golding and Cascade hops, the result is a deep bronze ale with a delicious rich biscuit flavour and a wonderful spicy aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2641) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle @St. Austell Brewery Taproom. 11-08-2014.
A medium bodied malty ale, pours light copper with nice off white head. Quite smooth and balanced, enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1802) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours bronze with an off white head. Spicy, zesty and well balanced bitter. Well hopped with a good level of malt. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2014
Draught at Haket, Göteborg, on December 16, 2014.
Clear brown color, white head. Sweet, malty, toasted, some fudge taste. Light toasted aftertaste, malty. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Also a bit fruity taste. Sweet, malty, fruity scent. Hints of tobacco.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2547) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2014
On tap @ Haket Pub. Amber with a small off white head. malty and fruity tones. malt, caramel and bitterness. Medium body with a nice balanced finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3650) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
500ml bottle (bottle conditioned) from Tesco, Ayr - clear deep amber brown, non-existent head, lot of rising bubbles, malty, fruity aroma, no lacing, high carbonation, sharp spicy malty flavour, bitter aftertaste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BaroneBirra (319) - Gorizia, ITALY - NOV 9, 2014
On tap, end of the cask. Ruby red with creamy head. Sweet hoppy aroma, resin and grapes. Sweet fruity and caramel taste, bitter but balanced final, with pleasant malty aftertaste. Medium body, smooth texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (177) - FINLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber/copper coloured with medium head. Aroma is roasted malts and cookies. Palate is full and soft with hints of malts and fruity yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (403) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2014
Tap @ the Taphouse Sydney. Amber/red with thick cream head. Aromas of caramel, dried fruits and understated earthy hops. Strong caramel flavours, honey and subtle, but complex earthy hops. Delicious beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (440) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 14, 2014
500ml bottle pours deep golden brown, smells fruity malty caramel, mild bitter dry taste is real smooth with hops grain malty flavours, all blends really well, its a fine beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2014
Beautifully deep brownish red with white foam. Smells cozily of pastries and dried seaweed. Rich taste weak in alcohol, containing pastries, spices and a sharp bitterness in the aftertaste. Nutty without caramel sweetness, overall a warm and organic feel.

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