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Wentworth Imperial Ale

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Brewed by Wentworth
Style: Bitter
Rotherham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottled.
Our new session bitter, a glowing tawny coloured ale with a refreshingly floral nose. Going down great guns on tap and now brought to you bottled.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1953) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Copper beer with no head. Aroma of light malts and caramel. Taste is same. Not great.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (999) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper with bubbly head on the pour. Aroma: Malty, peppery, fruity finish. Taste: Low sweetness, medium bitter and sourness. Palate: Medium thick smooth texture, light body, low carbonation, abrupt, refreshing, light malty peppery, fruity finish. Comments: Tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (1167) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from B&M. Amber with little head. A beer with lots of biscuit malt and honey notes. Surprisingly OK.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
wimpyjoe (3908) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2014
Cask @ Dirty Dicks, Halifax. Copper-amber with a creamy head. Crisp with a medium to high bitterness. Malty nose.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (10243) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
Cask conditioned at The Royal Blenheim, Oxford. Amber with white head. Dry, light biscuity, malty body, some graininess a little flowery. It’s ok without getting exciting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (9358) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 3, 2013
Cask (Maypole, Cambridge)
What’s so imperial about a 3.8% bitter? This is just a pretty standard rich malty bitter, that’s all.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7191) - NUNEATON, Top 18, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Handpulled at..you’ve guessed it. Honey amber skimmed with white. Honey and lemon throatsweets, pinecone, tea, soft leafy hopcone aroma. Honey tempered with robust hop bitterness if not flavour; long, dunked butter biscuit malt finish; Weetabix and aniseed hints. Very pleasant accompaniment to a jenga of Sheffield sleepers (chunky chips, lad). Good length and malt.
Earlier Rating: 4/26/2011 Total Score: 2.1
500ml bottle from Booth’s, Ilkley (£1.15- I was robbed). Pours still, brilliant gold almost like apple juice with a fleeting skim of head. Metallic dog aroma sprinkled with tea, caramel..a needle of pine. Dour, uninteresting beer with a honeyed metal, caramel-dabbed pine and tea feel. Decent creamy afters, light ferny hop, low condition. Won’t revisit at half the price.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 2/20
ralphdot (984) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2012
3.8% hazy orange colour with no head, no aroma, it was dry, bitter and below average.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 23, 2012
bottle at home ... copper ... thin whiote head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose .... dull orange toffee malt fruits ... soft ... little medicinal

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2012
Cask at either (notes didn’t say!) The Victoria or the Merchants Inn, Rugby - 25/07/12. Clear amber medium white head. Mild floral hops and a touch of grain on the nose. Pale malts in the taste a little bread and fruit. Lightish body, average bitter.


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