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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 246   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Based on the Great British pudding, full of rich sticky toffee-ness.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrettTaylor (575) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Poured as taster at regular Friday tasting. Smell and taste are very similar. It is sweet and does taste like toffee, so if you want a dessert beer, this would work. As that, it is fine, but I prefer Southern Tiers Creme Brle.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerathon (1336) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2015
Oh, this beer is hard to stomach. I like their Banana Nut Brown, but this is a fake saccharine mess. Toffee flavor is their, but with a bad aftertaste. The sugars are just too much to deal with. Its like a bad homebrew all liquid extract batch gone wrong.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
plaugher (212) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2015
500ml bottle into English pint. Pours a dark brown/garnet red with sparse head. Nose of vanilla, butterscotch, with a flavour kind of close to a bland cream soda. Light bodied, some carbonation. Not as horrifying as I feared, but once is enough.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
John25 (734) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown, ruby tints. Butterscotch and alcohol aroma. The taste falls short of the aroma big time. Bland and thin with a hint of butterscotch on the finish. The mouthfeel seriously lacks body. This one is not what I was expecting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aholmb1 (132) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Appearance: opaque brown color, little head poured from bottle at bat, slight lacing on glass Aroma: sweet candy toffee caramel Taste: tasted like a liquefied toffee candy, caramel flavor at end not much flavor at beginning Palette: slight bitter at end, light Overall: this is not as flavorful or what I expected, kind of a weird flavor for beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1628) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Pours a clear brown color with light tan head. Toffee and pudding notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some light sweetness and a little bitterness. A nice balance between the two.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrDrood (37) - GERMANY - DEC 30, 2014
Schner feinporiger Schaum auf nussbaumfarbenem Bier. Dann wird es komplex, Schokolade, Karamel, Kakao, Nougat, ein Hauch Zimt. Im Antrunk dann etwas dezenter, erst im Abgang ffnen sich lang anhaltende Aromen von Schokolade und Kakao. Tolles Bier, prima Nachspeise.)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2014
[6979-20141212] 330mL bottle. Caramel and roasted grain aroma. Hazy, dark cola ruby red body has a quick foamy off-white head. Bitter grains and toffee and toasted taffy flavour with a caramel finish. Medium body. Average, a little strange. (8/3/7/3/15) 3.6

2.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Clarkdvm (188) - Florida, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle in fl. Extremely sweet aroma. Tastes like a piece of toffee candy. Over the top. Easy to drink but simply too much.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jerseyjohn71 (231) - corsicana, Texas, USA - DEC 28, 2014
cola bite, caramel, nuts, resin, spruce, herbs, earthy, butterscotch, cough drop, licorice, raisin, soy sauce, vanilla, red, hazy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,


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