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

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle Conditioned; Regular.
Originally produced for Fairtrade Fortnight 2007 and to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act on 25th March, 1807. Now regular.
Traditionally floor-malted Maris Otter pale ale malt, crystal malt and Kentish hops combine with Fairtrade Demerara sugar to produce a deep golden ale. It is characterised by its mellow bitterness and long hoppy finish.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2011

Bottle 500ml.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, light hoppy, fruity, UK yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110619]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2011
Bottled. Amber colour, hazy off-white head. Aroma is fruity, nectary, quite fresh grassyness with some quite sweet malts. Flavour is fruits, floral, some mild banana as well as sweet malts. A rather pleasantly balanced and refreshing beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
planky84 (1907) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2011
Cask at the Grape and Grain, Crystal Palace. Amber pour with a white head. Strawberry and orchard fruit aromas. Fruit filled flavours of pear, baked apple and strawberries. Fruity-bitter finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 16, 2011
4th January 2009
A BBE 31.5.08 bottle but has been stored cool and dark. Hazy light brown beer. Dry and a little bitter although some smooth malt provides some relief. Boney dry finish - much to much so. Overall not a good un!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SaintMatty (5079) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 2, 2010
500ml Bottle. Copper coloured. Fruity aroma with a hint of toffee. Tangy and fruity taste with spicy malt and caramel.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2009
Bottle@Home. Citrus and light grassy aroma, a bit citric as well. Light amber colour, large off-white irregular head, fair lace. Almost no sweetness, yet hints of toffee, grassy, herbal, light medicinal. Astringent and dry finish. Strange stuff...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (7728) - Down South, GERMANY - MAY 17, 2009
bottle from Waitrose Tenterden, bought while desperately looking for a toilet en-route to the channel tunnel. Amber colour, mid-sized fluffy white head. Malty and sweet but not too sweet. Citrusy hoppy flavours balance it. A nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johndoughty (3847) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2009
Bottle bought from Waitrose. Golden with some hoppiness. Some maltiness with other subtle flavour appearing. Nearly but not quite a good bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2009
Bottle. Deep orange colour. Yeasty aroma. Sweet, thick, with a weird off fruit sourness, almost cidery. Just not a good beer at all.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Cask at The Railway in Putney during "Spoons Fest in a Day" crawl, 2nd Nov 08. Amber with a slightly skunky smell. Soft malt flavour but rather forgettable alas.


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