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


on tap

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RATINGS: 206   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask: Regular.
Ingredients: Cornish Gold Malt; Willamette hops.
Tribute is a popular favourite with locals and visitors alike to Cornwall, as well as being a much sought after guest ale throughout the rest of the UK.
Roger Protz: “Tribute is a magnificent example of a bronze coloured English bitter, with a rich aroma of biscuity malt and tart citrus fruit. Juicy malt, hop resins and tangy fruit coat the tongue, while the finish is long and lingering, with a fine balance between malt, hops and fruit, finally becoming dry and bitter”.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 29, 2006
Half pint pulled at Darby’s in Swanton Morley (Norfolk), a pale copper with a frothy white head. A plesant flowery aroma with juicy malts. Very very smooth with peach flavours, leading to a good hop tanginess in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (3201) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2012
May 2007: Drank in the ’Mad Bishop and Bear’ on the top level at Paddington Station, London. It was the guest beer at this well known Fullers Pub. Poured into the correct pint sleeve glass with the Tribute logo on both sides. Good solid amber colour, clear and bright, the white head stuck to the glass as I drank my way down the pint. The aroma was purely of hops, as was the overall taste and mouthfeel, a very nice beer indeed. I had forgotten how much I liked this beer, glad I found it again: had it many times since this review was put on BA back in May 2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (1288) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2012
(Cask @The Station Hotel, SE London) Pours gold with a small white head, and medium lacing. Medium to light body. Fruity aroma of citrus hops, grass, and malt. Taste of citrus hops, pine and biscuity malt. Very drinkable, really like this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JKaranka (35) - Cardiff, WALES - FEB 26, 2013
I’ve had it in bottle before but it hasn’t been as good as this cask at the Pen and Wig. There’s a nice floral and malty aroma to the beer, smells like a fresh pint of bitter, nothing particularly special but very fresh and pleasant. The taste is light, with a maltiness and crystal malt sweetness that grows up slowly and then hits dry. In the meantime, all these floral hops dance in your mouth, with some subtle fruit present. Very much recommended as a session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
almahony (7) - - MAR 25, 2013 does not count
Cask @ Woodland Tavern L.Spa. Poured beautifully with a full head which remained for quite a while. Soft hop aroma. Caramel and butterscotch maltiness with a a crisp bitter finish. Delicious and very well kept. (Rated in wrong place - need to figure out how to remove from bottles!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7344) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2006 Nice clear amber colour. This had a pretty good balance of fruity malt and tangy hops. The hop presence is a very obvious, albeit soft, but I found the residual sweetness a bit off-putting by the end of the pint. Almost like a really good beer with a spoonful of sugar in it. Not enough bite on the finish. From other comments, sounds like it might be a bit crisper from the bottle. Cask (handpump), Two Chairmen, London SW1. (7/4/5/2/11). RE-RATE 29/01/06 at the Cove, Covent Garden. Much cleaner and fresher, without the residual sweetness I noted before. Hops to the fore.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9672) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2005
Cask Conditioned at The Rising Sun, St Mawes, Cornwall. Orange amber beer with healthy bubbly head. This pub is in a beautiful setting overlooking the small harbour and this was a perfect accompianment after a long walk along the Roseland peninsular. Hoppy malty beer, refreshing and naturally sweet. Very nice indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2006
Golden, with a short head. Sweet with a fruity and slightly caramel aroma. Bitter and very hoppy taste. Fizzy and exciting on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrWalker (926) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 16, 2006
Cask @ The Earl of Derby, Cambridge, UK. 26th May 2005
Some butterscotch notes. Amber coloured. Nicely dry hopped. Powerfull for strenght. Dangerously close to a session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doppelganger (1387) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - DEC 15, 2006
Cask, Gardeners Arms (Plantation Street), Oxford. Copper, light tan/gold cap. Bright perfumey honeysuckle, and orange blossom aroma. Fresh, clean hop flavor and bright malt. A clean but not overbearing hop smack finish. Delicate, light palate. A lovely ale, one I’d love to revisit on a hot summer day.

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