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Westerham Sevenoaks 7X

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Brewed by Westerham
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Edenbridge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A traditional bitter made with Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt, Amber Malt for a dry, biscuity edge and Crystal Malt for richness. Hopped with East Kent Goldings for a smooth, traditional English aroma that produces the classic Golding finish.
Westerham use the recultured yeast from the original Black Eagle Westerham brewery.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
skortila (4463) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2006
Cask @ Jan Primus. Aroma of fruity hops and caramel malts. Clear, copper colourede with not much head. Taste is quite bitter, bit malty, hoppy, some fruit. Watery body. Not really great.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2006
Cask@Ealing Beer On Broadway. Pretty boring. Some green apple in the nose. Palate is a little weak and watery, with some grainy malt characters. A bit thin.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2006
Cask Conditioned at Ealing Beer on Broadway Festival 2006. Amberish colour. Standard strong bitter, malt body with reserved bitterness and lots of fruits. Good without being outstanding.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mungo (2472) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2006
Gravity cask @ Reading Beer Festival 2006. Slight brambly fruit and nutty crystal. Dry and light bodied and not the easiest drinking bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAY 1, 2006
Cask @ Reading 06: Amber with a short beige head. Nice sweet nutty notes, simple balanced finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RichardGretton (4237) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2006
Cask@Coventry Beer Festival 2006. Brownish beer with a vinous, slightly fruity and malty aroma and a weakly malty flavour. Overall a nice gentle beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2006
Cask, Coventry Fest 06. Amber with a small bubbly head. Aromas are sweet toffee malrs with tea, hints of sulphur with sweet lemon and pear. Flavours are sweet tea and fruit with soft, sweet caramel malts. Some lemon zestiness with hops spices on the finish. Fairly bitter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10124) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2006
Cask conditioned at Coventry Beer Festival. Dark copper colured beer with no head. Sweet sticky malty beer, heavy with caramel, on the edges of what I would call bitter. Rather malt loaf(ish) in flavour, I dont get the hoppiness. Yeasty close out.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13564) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2005
Gravity cask at Lobster Pot, West Malling Badged as Sevenoaks Bitter. Copper colour with small white head that does not last. Nice malt/hop balance, bit more malty in mouth with good rich malt fruit followed by hoppy finish. Some goodish caramel and orange rind flavours and some roasted malts. Good strong bitter

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2004
Canterbury Beer Festival, with Silk Tork. Appealing copper colour with a red/orange tinge. The aroma is mainly malty, as is the flavour, with hoppy bitterness increasing towards the finish. Well balanced, with quite a full mouthfeel.The finish is a little short and soft but, otherwise, an impressive and interesting effort. Cask (gravity dispense).


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