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Windsor & Eton Conqueror

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Brewed by Windsor & Eton
Style: Black IPA
Windsor, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Our black IPA, Conqueror is a rich, complex and very distinctive ale. It is brewed with a careful blend of five speciality malts along with Summit and Cascade hops to produce an intense combination of roasted flavours balanced with full fresh pine hop aroma.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2520) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Cask gravity at Watford rugby Club beer fest. Aroma is oak smoked malts, pine hop and a touch of lemon citrus. Opaque dark brown caramel with a halo of loose tan head. Flavour is roast black malts with pine hpp. Little touch of solvent in the finish. Some berry. Nice light black IPA. Palate is medium light and lowish carbonation. Tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlackerMads (1439) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2014
Cask. Clear dark brown with a small tan head. Caramel, citrus, roasted malt, flowers. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation, light/medium sweet and medium bitter. Dry and light bitter finish, nice hoppy.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beese (1540) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Pours a dark ruby, with a thin beige head. Aroma of dark fruit, blood orange and earthy grain. Excellently balanced flavours; liquorice, fruity hops, bitter grass, roasted malt. Finish is molasses, resin, burnt malt and coffee. One of my favourite British beer that is readily available in supermarkets.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danlo (1089) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2014
500ml bottle. Black colour with a thin biege foam head and aroma of floral, pine, roast malt. Taste is roasted malt with a smokey note and pine & citrus hop bitterness. Slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, citrusy dry bitter finish. Quite drinkable black IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1087) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
Bottle cotteridge wines. Black red colour tan head very low retention. Aroma is citrus black currant roasted malts. Taste is citrus liquorice blackcurrant good roasted malts slight smoke decent bitterness. Medium thin body soft carbonation. Good bipa body and lack of head loose marks.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5358) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 27, 2014
50cl, new exclusive English brew Anno 2010, from the brewery, complex bitter brew, malty/bitter and slightly roasted/fruity, balanced, clear, good head, good brew

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at The Windsor and Eton Brewery. Thick black beer. Roasty and smoky. Then pine hop. Dry. Need another slurp. Repeat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bax (1106) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 22, 2014
(bottle 22/02-2014) Low beige head, dark brown color, light hoppy aroma, roasted hoppy taste, some bitterness, soft co2, fit body. BB date 3 jun 2014.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2658) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 16, 2014
On cask at the willow walk. Appearance: jet back, oily, tiny yellow head. Aroma: nutty and hoppy, ripe tropical fruit and a hint of black currant and smoke. Flavour: smoky and hoppy, bacon and hops, so flavourful, charcoal and leather, delicious tobacco and hop finish. Wow. Lovely.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [240114]
Dark brown, clear, tan bubbly head that dissipates to thin layer, some lacing
Aroma - Citrus and floral hops, bit spicy, chocolate, smooth dark malts, touch of grapefruit, nice fruity floral aroma with a chocolate dark malts background, very mellow roast
Taste - Smooth dark malts, chocolate, floral hops, grapefruit. grapefruit, dab of sponge cake mix, soft mellow roast, quite a complex flavour for the abv, I’m liking this a lot
Palate - Medium carb and body, light sweet. Finish as main flavour, more bitter citrus hop comes through, some bitter dark roast
Overall - Really nice BIPA - I have to try the cask one day


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