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Sunbeam Extra Special Ale


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Brewed by Sunbeam
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Leeds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is my preminum strengh mid brown/ruby ale The complex malt bill give this ale a full mouth feel of sweet caramel and toffee, all of which is complimented with generious hop support and a intence bitter-sweet finish. Luxury in a glass, beautifully companies your Sunday dinner or simply on its own.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nocturne (1117) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Cask at The Font, Chorlton. Slightly hazy amber. White cap. Aroma is tangerine, resinous, leafy, varnish. Tastes pretty similar, ending quite herbal and spicy. Has a dry feel for the most part; too dry really for my taste. There’s plenty going on but I wished it coalesced a bit better.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (11282) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
Cask conditioned at Fleetwood Beer Festival ’15. Brown to gold with white head. Initially I found quite a stewed tea note with this, however a malty, dryish bitterness comes through improving the flavour. Some late caramel, some fruit in the finish. An improver.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6033) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2015
Cask at the Leeds brewery tap. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Malted milk aromas, caramel, light spice. Taste is sweet, nutty. Sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2228) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Cask west riding world sup beer festival. Hazy amber colour thin head. Aroma is toffee malts. Taste is same good sweetness light bitterness. medium body. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zacgillbanks (3085) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. A hazy copper coloured beer with sweet red fruit and chocolate flavours with a roasted, nutty finish.


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