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

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9000) - Bochum, Porúří, - APR 15, 2012
Bottle: Unclear, amber-orangey coloured with a stable loose and lacy off-white head, fruity-caramelly nose with a mild, but distinctive hoppiness; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, very soft, light to medium bodied; smooth and lingering hoppy-bisquity finish. Well drinkable, delicious stuff…


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3001) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BaroneBirra (256) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (62) - 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.

3.9
   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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (149) - 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

3.8
   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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (545) - SERBIA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at Samo Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Pour it amber color with medium white head.Taste of caramel, malt, fruits, grass.Sweet and bitter.Typical British taste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martynhall20 (15) - Hounslow, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle. Dark Reddish Brown colour, clear, carbonation. Pale tan head, initialy 1cm thick, but fades to nothing fast. Dried fruit and spice in the aroma. A good amount of carbonation in the mouth. Hint of grapefruit bitterness and dryness. Bitter aftertaste is long lasting. A very decent, well balanced beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (558) - Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
500ml bottle. Deep red cooper color with thin white head. Raisins and figs aroma. Flavors are more like spiced fruit. Dry finish. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2266) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2014
Cask@Charlies bar, Copenhagen - dark amber pour with medium white head. Aroma and taste is toasty malty, caramel, toffee,mix of dried fruits with prominent sultana on the palate, some herbal hoppy notes, slight spice in there. Decent drop.


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