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

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RATINGS: 600   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AirForceHops (5860) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 31, 2012
14.9 oz. widget can from The Beer Store for $2.25. Cascading carbonation leaves a dense, thick 1 inch foamy head. Color is clear amber. Nose is a light malt. You cannot find anything offensive about the palate on this beer. Simply because it tastes like a creamy water with some malt splashed in. When the brew hit room temperature I got a very faint English hop. Light nutty notes shows up too. Texture is creamy. Well… if nothing else, it sure is easy to drink!

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dexcansino (573) - Andalucía, SPAIN - DEC 5, 2012
Cerveza rojiza. Con espuma cremosa que se mantiene hasta el final. Olor a fruta tropical, como piña o mango. Sabor suave y poco carbonatada. Está bien como comienzo.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fsquirrel29 (83) - Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2012
I like this beer. It’s a little lighter than my usual choices, but I can’t drink the same heavy beers all the time. When I like a change, Tetley’s is a good choice. Plus I don’t have to hunt around to find it like a lot of my favorites. This is available at my local grocery store.

1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
The_Bish (1123) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2012
Clear medium amber color with a huge, creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration, malt bitter, cardboard notes. Body is medium, texture is creamy, carbonation is soft.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ughsmash (7506) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttoadee (1201) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerme31 (632) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (959) - 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.

2.9
   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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1590) - 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.


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