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Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Burton-upon-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (7953) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2003
Tawny brown in colour, this pale ale has pleasant biscuity, caramel notes. Smooth and sweet, with slight sulphur and smokiness in the finish. A good ale from a newish Burton brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JonMoore (1845) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2004
Cask, Swan in the Rushes, Loughborough. Golden brown coloured with a great creamy head, immaculate lacing. Malty upfront, but ultimately well balanced. Good beer from a good brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5166) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2004
Crown & Thistle, Gravesend. Orange amber. Slightly sweet palate. Juicy orange hinted fruit up front, hops come in for a beautiful balance leading into a gently tangy and satisfying finish which sadly doesn't linger quite long enough. Mmmm. Freshness bursts out. Beers truly shine in this excellent pub.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WhiteStar (37) - Swindon, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2004
Peterborough cask ale festival. Traditional Pale Ale 4.8% - Clean tasting pale ale. Smooth and sweet with a good fresh hoppy balance. Amounts to a good ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarethYoung (1109) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2007
[Cask from The Three Judges] Graint malt character, some citric notes. fresh baked bread on the palate and a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4226) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2003
Dark golden colour with a slightly watery and citric flavour. Overall a pleasant lightly hopped ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2007
Aroma is pale malts with grassy/peachy hops. Taste is similar well balanced and remarkably drinkable for the %.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2007
Cask conditioned @ South Western Arms, Soton. Pleasant fruity hops and citric tang spoiled slightly by a greasy feel. Otherwise fairly good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2007 1. Cask Handpump at the Ship & Mitre, Liverpool 14/05/2003 Clear golden coloured with a slightly pale aroma. Some bitterness in a lasting finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Brunswick, Derby 27/07/2007 Fruit aroma. Golden coloured strong in alcohol hoppy and fruity with some sourness. Bitter lasting malt finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2008
Wincle Beer festival. Orangey amber served flat as an ironing board. Little hops and citrus notes, bitter finish is quite mild and hoppy. Not bad, pleasant surprise seeing as the first four I asked for weren’t on.


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