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

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30755) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2012
Cask @ The Metropolitan, JDW, Marylebone NW1. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty nutty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty bitter nutty caramel finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14074) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13283) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10540) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10021) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8611) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2012
Cask conditioned gravity dispense Olde England Northampton 06/12/12. A chestnut coloured beer with a grey bubbly head. A proper malty Wintery ale. Crunchy malts in the aroma. Dry and slightly roasty in the mouth. Some fruits too. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (7991) - Leicester, 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (7777) - 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).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7278) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2013
Bottle from Bellingers Garage, Grove, Near Wantage, Oxon purchased and consumed at home 28.08.12 Pours chestnut, good clarity with off-white head. A little nutty, some bitterness, earthy with just a little citrus maybe. Soft in the mouth a little plappy as Loz would call it, I think that I think lacks a little freshness. Fine. A6 A4 A7 P3 Ov13 3.3


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