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


on tap


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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   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.

UNCCTF's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UNCCTF (518) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2006
On tap. When I order an English beer like this, it’s not because I want a ton of flavor - it’s because I like the creamy mouthfeel of it. It is what it is - whenever I’m in the mood for something like this it’s very satisfying.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Wischylini (265) - Grimstad, NORWAY - JUL 19, 2016
Appearance Pours a clear amber, with a creamy white nitro head.
Aroma Typical English aromas; herbal, earthy, and with a bit of toffee. The overall aroma is that of stale beer, and it does taste a bit of grain and butter.
Taste Very sweet, with a weak bitterness.
Palate Low carbonation, nitro creaminess in the mouthfeel.
Overall While the beer does have the typical English ale aromas, it has an overall aroma similar to that of stale beer, and the taste is far too sweet for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 6, 2016
Canette. Nez de malt du genre caramel doux avec des notes de rôti, léger de houblon herbeux (notes de foin) et quelques notes fruitées (pomme). Plutôt mince en bouche avec un pétillement nul et une texture crémeuse due à l’azote avec des notes aqueuses. Quelques faibles notes fruitées (petites notes de pommes) lors de l’entrée en bouche rapidement suivi d’un goût malté de pain légèrement rôti, léger de caramel doux et de noix puis une finale très légèrement amère de houblon herbeux (foin) avec de faibles notes métalliques. Arrière-goût moyen, très légèrement amer de houblon aux notes herbeuses ainsi que quelques notes de noix et métalliques. [notes 2005]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rhombic (118) - SPAIN - JAN 10, 2016
Draught. Mostly lasting, dense, off white head on top of golden liquid. Aromas are herbal, earthy, somewhat malty and just a hint of fruit but fairly light throughout. Very creamy texture, mild body. The finish is short, but toasted, malty and rounded. Overripe fruit, wood, earthy flavour. Texture is just a tad too watery for my taste but not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cunningham (7055) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2015
Light amber color with a creamy off white head. Toffee and fruity aroma. Medium body and a soft carbonation. Creamy texture. Fruity, malty, toffee and herbal flavor.
[Can from a grocery store at Paddington Train Station in London, England]

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
OnlyRogueAngel (42) - - OCT 12, 2015
Pale honey colour, with a white head that lasts. Sweet, malty, refreshing taste. Not too bad, not what I expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Can. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a moderate pillowy tan head on there. Nose is dry and earthy, with some grains, but not much interesting to me. Taste is light and smooth, very slightly bitter, and an earthiness that makes think of wallowing in dirt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koskela (505) - Marysville, California, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Very tipical english beer aroma with notes of grain and toffee it pours with a great head as it cascadrs into a clear copper color and a head about 1/2 inch. Mmouthfeel is velvety with a medium body, very smooth as the sweet malts mesh together with the bitterness from the hops. Overall a good typical english brew

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours amber, massive frothy head. So smooth, a bit watery, it is a fantastic feeling beer to drink. Velvety. Taste of grains, yeast. Just a bit too watery for my taste

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redders1974 (1005) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
Big pillowy head rich brown body little sweet for my liking but slipsd down very easily. Best drunk: as a thirst quencher.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
pricey290483 (748) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
have had this a few time not a huge fan i know people who love it but i think its drink you love or hate and sorry but i don’t love it

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