Brewed by Carlsberg UK
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Northampton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 597   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Nitro Keg Ale and Canned Widget Ale. An export strength beer brewed specifically for countries outside the UK. It has the same smooth and creamy characteristics as Tetley’s Smoothflow and incorporates a full drinking flavour. It is well balanced with a complex range of malty and hoppy notes, enhanced by a fruity aroma. Like Tetley’s Smoothflow, it is served at 8°C to give extra refreshment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ughsmash (7408) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Pint can. Poured clear copper with a well-retained off-white head. The aroma picked up sweet honey and toasted grains with accents of grass and light lemony detergent. The flavor found honey and light toffee at the core, with touches of lemon and dry oak around.. finished slick and very dry with light bitterness. Light-bodied and slick as mentioned on the palate.. just an ok feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (1031) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Pours light copper, head minimal. Aroma roasted malt with toffee hints. Medium sweet in the middle. Finish is English yeast, malt, light hops and nitrogen. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerme31 (571) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2012
On tap. Aroma of caramel, floral, and spices. Pours ruby full tan head. Mild sweet taste. Medium body, mild bitter finish. Overall this was a nice balance of hops and malts and was quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (868) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2012
From notes: Poured (from widget can) hazy orange-amber, with a creamy 1-finger white head. Mild nutty and caramelly aroma, with a touch of bready yeast. Medium-bodied, with a slightly dry finish. Flavor is creamy and caramelly, with nutty and yeasty notes in the finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Gorgeous tiny bubbles make for a beautiful head, and the mouthfeel is so smooth. However, it drops off from there. A decent toasted malt flavor, but no aroma to speak of, and pretty simple all around. Its easy to drink though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1457) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 8, 2012
Pours burnt orange with a generous creamy head and nice lace. Moderate toasted malt aroma with a touch of floral, leafy hops. Crystal malt flavor characteristics up front, with a nice leafy hops bitterness that comes through to fill it out. Highlight of the beer is its creamy smoothness on the palate. Nice carbonation, and a malt sweetness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10159) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Tap @ Three Lions Denver. Pours a dark burnt orange appearance with a fluffy, cream colored head. Apple fruity, pear, a bit citrusy, toasted malty, earthy aroma. Apple juicy, orange citrusy, toasted cracker malty flavor. Pretty big fruit presence. A little buttery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (10888) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2012
16 ounce widget can from Wine Warehouse Charlottesville. Pours a clear amber ones the nitro fades. Typical nitro creamy tan head. Aroma of toasted malts, stone fruits and herbal notes. The taste is bitter hops, toasted malts, nutty notes and a bit of clay. Thin bodied. Pretty bland.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bshep (128) - - APR 27, 2012
Absolutely terrible, wish I had never got this. Taste terrible, looks terrible, just TERRIBLE

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (403) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2012
On tap @ Cheshire Cat in Ottawa. Poured clear brown/red with a thick, creamy, persistent head. Aroma was grain/malt. Tastes were malt, mild toffee, slight bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel with a mild bitter finish. Great session beer.

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