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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
available

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14212) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2015
Cask at Express Tavern, Brentford. All black beer with a small but lasting beige head. Roasted licorice flavor, grassy, biscuits, cocoa, citrus, some peach and pine apple sq. hoppy licorice and citrus flavor, peach, chocolate, pine apple notes. Fresh BIPA.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (3597) - FINLAND - JUN 8, 2015
Cask@gallows. Black. Ashy roasty nose. Initially some citrus, pretty nice fresh feeling fruity notes, later mostly the roast, some rubbery sweet licorice. Med full bodied. Good bitters, soft full mouthfeel. Roasty, but stale flavour. Feels bit oldish, old dusty mehhy.

-- bb

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (5364) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2015
(Cask at Gallows Bird Magna Carta Real Ale Festival 2015) The beer poured black. Its head was small and lightly brown. Aroma had malts, liquorice and pine. Palate was medium bodied with low carbonation. Flavours were smoke, liquorice, pine, burnt malts and low bitterness. Aftertaste was smoky, burnt and bitter. Not so good roasted and smoky brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (1272) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Pours black, shocker. Has an off white head and a citrus smell, grapefruit? The taste is bitter then roasted and bitter again, nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (4649) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle from Ales By Mail; opaque black pour with a thin tan head, aroma has citrus plus chocolate, taste has citrus, chocolate, a hint of coffee, some smoke, hint of pine, nice roast, good bipa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borresteijn (5457) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
50cl Bottle from Beer Boutique. Almost black colour, beige head. Aroma of toffee, roasted malts, light grapefruit and citrusy hops, malts, some liquorice. Flavour is medium sweet, soft toffee, liquorice, light earthy, grapefruit, some pine, citrus, coffee, hoppy bitter finish. Light bodied. Decent mellow BIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6757) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is roasted malts, light pine, taste is similar, fruity, bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2151) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Aroma: intense caramel and bread malts, dark fruits, some floral hops. Appearance: clear, very dark brown, small, beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: toasted malts, light beacon, getting slightly bitter and dry in the finish. Overall: nice Black IPA, well-balanced and relatively complex. Pint at The Willow Walk, Victoria.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2687) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
Cask. Sheffield Tap. Clear, dark chestnut brown. Thick, bubbly, lasting tan head. Light roast malt. Lots of fruit, mostly citrus. Some dark toffee. A little mintiness. Some tropical fruit on the end. Taste is dry, and moderately bitter. Palate is smooth, although there’s a little astringency. Finishes dry, and zesty bitter. Good, but a little tart.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (1835) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
On cask at Hamilton Hall (JDW), Liverpool St. Pours black brown with tan head. Well hopped black IPA, very fragrant and easy drinking. Good stuff.


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