Brewed by White Horse
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Faringdon, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Cask, Special
This special brew of this beer, for this Wetherspoon real-ale festival, commemorates these noble animals. It is a strong, robust, dark beer, with full, malty, caramel flavours and a toffee aftertaste, giving a sweet finish on the palate. Hops used: Jade, Pacific

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Cask from the JDWs real ale festival menu at Willow Walk. Bubbly, beige head over a ruby-amber body. Dried fruits and mid-sweet malts to the nose. Blended flavour of caramel malts and dark fruits. Dry, malt bitter aftertaste. Pleasing (London, 02.11.2012).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18700) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2012
Cask at Assembly House, London. Pours clear brown with a light, tan cream head. Nose holds dirt and cocoa, some burnt leaves. Light sweet flavor, some bitter, charred malts, leafy bitterness, baking cocoa. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Earthy bitterness to finish with further notes of dirty cocoa. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40833) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2012
From cask at Standing Order. Pours clear and golden deep amber to hazzlenut brown with a small off white and creamy head. Aroma is mild fruity and breadish. Bitter, toasted malty and breadish to caramelish. Dry roasted and breadish finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21868) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2012
cask at Sorder ....ruby brown ... nice creamy tan head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... juicy roast malt fruits ... light bitter ... light hop linger

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9942) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2012
Cask, The Highcross, Leicester. Copper, red with a cream foam. Aromas are chocolate, raisins and cola with burnt toffee. Plummy with medicinal notes and spices. Flavours are sweet raisins and toasted malts with dark toffee. Herbal with a mixed spice finish. A nice malty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (17352) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Cask at Knights Templar Spoons. Pretty decent ESB. Datk in colour good malts good spicy peppery hoppy finish. I would be happy with this as a beer. Does it all well. Served too cold but very decent

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7069) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Cask @ JDW, Victoria Station. The pour’s deep amber brown with a tiny off-white head. The nose is roasted grain, chocolate malts, some coffee. The taste is sweet coffee creamer, some butter, more chocolate and roasted wood. Toffee, mild berry on the finish. The body’s a bit thin and watery. Overall, fairly decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2615) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2012
Ascot Beer Festival 2012. Pours a dark brown colour with a white head, plenty of fruit and malt in the aroma, taste is bitter and malty with a dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (13374) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2012
Cask conditioned at Oxford Beer Fest ’12. Chestnut with cream head. Fruity, malty beer with a dryish toffee character, some nuttiness, some plum pudding. Fairly decent.

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