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

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RATINGS: 593   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2002
My roomate loves this stuff. Too creamy for me though, and that taste mixed with the bitterness is just not my style. However, a lot of other people seem to appreciate it.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Very nice beer. Reminds me of Caffery’s. Has a very smooth creamy flavor, with a mixture of sweet and bitter aftertastes. This is a really good drinking beer, but only for a few because it’s thick.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dougan (93) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JAN 24, 2002
Awesome looking beer when poured in to a glass! Nice head from the wiget. Can’t wait to try this one again.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
noer1 (109) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 9, 2002
Personally I have been impressed with the widget, and it works well with this beer. Has a very smooth creamy flavor, with a mixture of sweet and bitter aftertastes. This is a really good drinking beer, but only for a few because it’s thick.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2001
Beautiful pour of course, as with most of this style. Pine like hop bitterness, but overall quite watery.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
21iceman40 (1732) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 17, 2001
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2003 I about tossed it after the first swig, but after that it really settled down into a very good brew. I found that the carbonation was lacking, but the flavor was still there. The widget flow thing is still cool to look at when you pour it.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dawghouse Brewers99 (91) - Exeter, California, USA - NOV 7, 2001
Creamy longlasting head (due to widget I’m sure)leaves a thick lacing on the glass. Dark amber full bodidied beer. Very malty but balanced with hop flavor with a real warming finish. Not overly hoppy but kind of sweet like a wine. A really good looking beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
motelpogo (7044) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 10, 2001
bought this in a widgetted can in sydney. tasted of very little. i’m sure i just imagined it tasted like tea because of the tetley name

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
albert007 (415) - Penobsquis, New Brunswick, CANADA - OCT 9, 2001
Not bad. Nice aroma, and not a bad color. A bit on the non- bitter side.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MMM...Beer (385) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 18, 2001


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