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

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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised bottle.
Originally brewed in 2004 for the 60th anniversary of D Day.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1590) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2011
Bottle @ 4.9% ABV. Thin white head, reddish mahogany body. Rich, malty, red fruit, toffee, apple. Rather sweet. Dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 25, 2011
Bottle. Nice reddish-brown. Deep caramelly nose. Caramelly character, fairly earthy and with a slightly acidic bitterness to the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2011
Bottled@Black & Brown Inn, Stockholm. Hazy amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, caramel malts, nectar as well as some slight wooden notes. Quite pleasant fruity and floral notes. Rather nice. Mild hayish and grassy notes. As it warms up it gets some quite berryish notes as well.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2011
10th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Mild slightly malty ale. Not too bitter. Trace of treacle. A bit dull.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19972) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2010
Bottled at Black & Brown Inn, Stockholm. Clear brownish amber, minimal head. Sweet and lightly roasty, notes of menthe. Medium bodied with cleran mouthfeel. A bit of syrup before a faint resiny finish. Lifeless.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1186) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 25, 2010
Tasted from a 500 mL bottle from Morrisons in Bracknell. Brown/dark amber ale, more of a mild. A nice blend of hops with a hint of fruit, but not very distinctive. Decent but not memorable. A little bit sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8147) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 28, 2010
bottle from a petrol station near Exeter. Brownish colour, lots of chocolate in the nose. Full malty flavours, lots of cocoa, chocolate, raisins, fudge, blackcurrant and berries. Slightly hoppy. A full-bodied, flavourful, delicious ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (3413) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2009
Brown colour with sweet aroma of toasty caramel. Warm malty flavour. Sweet and rich with a smooth, easy drinking feel.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gam (3346) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 20, 2009
Head good,dark amber pour,carbonation not strong but ample,aroma malty brown sugar caramel note,earthyness,flavour toffee,fizzy,syrup,raw sugar,mainly a real malt taste throughout plus dry at the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluevegie (3059) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2009
Clear, amber coloured body with lasting off-white head. Light aroma of dark fruit with some caramel after the fruit in the taste, little bit thin in the body. Easily drinkable not complex but enjoyable.


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