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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Brewed to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of Thwaites in 1807.
Ingredients: Water, malt, English Golding and Fuggles hops with the late addition of Bramling Cross.
"This refreshing amber coloured premium ale is well balanced with a malty character."


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
Healthy amber ale with a fine hoppiness and a nice citrus orange aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (800) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2012
500ml bottle served cool. Bright amber with a thin white head. Fruity aroma, more citrus than tropical, resiny marmalade flavour. Nice lip smacking bitter finish. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3423) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2011
Aroma has some sweet tropical fruits. Flavour is sweet and fruity with some passion fruit and orange. It leads to a drier hoppy finish with a sweet citrus edge.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielyabu (1254) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - AUG 27, 2011
average frothy offwhite head. gl. md. clear thin dark-yellow body. aroma: light malty, caramel, heavy hoppy, raisin, wood. if and ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. delicioso amargor de lúpulo, mais carbonatada que suas compatriotas, toques de madeira no paladar, talvez falte um pouco de caráter de malte do estilo, mas é muito saborosa, casa com o meu paladar, sabor traz toques condimentados, apimentados, 70 s

1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
RichardW (1551) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2011
From Morrisons, Carlisle. Not sure if this beer knows what it wants to be.Typical Thwaites sweet malty taste, chalky with a bit of hop resin thrown in. An orange-amber appearance, harsh bite on the back of the throat, that gives a poor aftertaste. Low aroma and lacking character.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1382) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2011
Malty, but not strong, aroma. It’s hops that are more dominant in the taste though, fairly bitter with a little fruit. OK as a session ale, nothing to write home about.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Pours amber-gold and transparent with a quick white head. Nose is weak and green apples and hops. Flavor is weak and standard for the style; bland fruity malt, modest hops, and a touch of skunk. Finish is sticky and tasteless. Yawn.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerCast_Rich (1894) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 20, 2011
[500ml bottle, Booth’s Preston] Carbonated golden amber pour, the head reducing pretty quickly. Aromas of sweet, fruity malt and a touch of hop. There are some hops at the end, with a fruity hop component. The malts balance really well, a very well crafted beer that drinks brilliantly [18022008] 550th rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mazfln (116) - Florianópolis, BRAZIL - APR 12, 2011
Light malt and hop aroma. Dry palete with some cereal taste and hops at the finish. Simple but effective ale.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
theSlipperyPen (240) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2011
Light amber pour with a short lived white head, underwhich is a nose full of floral notes and an initial whiff of blue cheese. There’s a developing peach and light line aroma, but it’s light on the marmalade and orange peel. In the mouth it’s swings into a mild ale maltiness, taking only some of the floral character through. It is a tad too candy like in the mouth. Light carbonation; thin bodied. Not much of a finish, just some caramel and soft fruits. Good enough but could do with a whole lot more body and booze to live up to the strong ale claim.


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