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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bungay, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Cask; Status uncertain. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Suffolk-grown First Gold hops provide the inspiration for this premium beer which is brewed with Suffolk malt to produce a full bodied bitter ale with a lasting hop aroma.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wheresthepath (1568) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2008
I desperately want to like this brewery’s beers. The staff at the brewery are very friendly, I love the set up and location at an old abbey, and above all I love the bottles and branding. Unfortunately the beers I have tried so far have not lived up to my hopes. This one is fizzy, and looks like lager. It pours golden with a moderate but lasting head. The initial taste is very reminiscent of their Golden Ale, but develops a much more pronounced hoppy/ floral flavour, with a deep and lasting bitterness. I can see that some would like this, but the bitterness was a bit strong for me. I will keep trying to find a St Peter’s beer I like though!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31485) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with an off-white head. Light fruity hops aroma. Flavour is smooth fruity hops with a mild caramel malt base. Nice bitterness lurking through.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3283) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2008
Thin head on orange pour,good carbonation,aroma buttery,crip and nutty,very aromatic hops.Flavour citrus,oily,nutty,and buttery,has a sharpness and grittyness,a drink to sit back and enjoy.Some butter and nut tasting beers are bland and boring,this is lovely.Finish full flavour,bitter dry.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (5482) - ITALY - APR 17, 2008
chiara schiuma abbondante e persistente grossolana sentori erbacei lieve agrumati di lupplo un po malto in bocca giusto un accenno di malto e l’amaro taglia decisamente all’inizio qulache punta di medicinale poi l’amaro torna ben marcato

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2008
A Mes rate: Bottle at the Jerusalem Tavern.
Lovely clean golden brown with a very well behaved creamy head. Creamy vanilla aroma with light grapefruit and tobacco. Lovely hops and a hint of malt. Really nice hoppage in the flavour with plenty more tobacco and a very good nutty malt base. Lovely grapefruit hop finish. Balance is pretty damn good. Nice bite at the sides of the palate from the grapefruit. Interesting and plenty of character. Just the right amount of body. Jolly good stuff.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bluevegie (3057) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2007
Orangey gold body with a very short head. Nice drinkable grapefruit bitterness in the taste but a bit thin, nose is of sweet citrus. Just enough malts to help balance it out.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2007
Dark gold with a large white head. Citrus hop aroma. Taste has a little biscuity malt, but the sharp hoppiness is the dominant feature.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5791) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 12, 2007
Bottled(500ml). -Nice orange/golden coloured, medium to big white head, honey flowery nose. Rather ordinary english ale. Malty and a bit hoppy with mild fruity notes. Strong bitterness, dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1962) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUN 21, 2007
Bottle at Haket,(BF Feb-2007)Göteborg. Hazy red/brown colour,flat head. Aroma ofsweet malty nose,a bit sour ,citric,flowery. Flavor is thin mouth feeling,almost the same as the aroma. Thin to medium finish. But enyway a ok summer beer,nice frech beer on a hot summer day

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxbeer (118) - ITALY - MAY 9, 2007
Cask at Jerusalem Tavern. Golden; nice hoppiness not just in aroma and bitterness but even more in the taste, with the dry edge of a Burton pale ale. Also the bottles version was good, with an even sharper hop bitterness.


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