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Brewed by Windsor & Eton
Style: Bitter
Windsor, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Cask; Special. Also available bottled.
An Indies Pale Ale continuing the theme of using Commonwealth sourced ingredients with influences from India and the East Indies.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16090) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2012
21st May 2012
Old Fountain. Clear gold beer, tidy white head. Light smooth palate, semi dry. Nice hops, orange then something a bit more exotic. Gooseberry like with a touch of mango. Trace of lemon and kiwi. Semi dry finish. Mild bitter aftertaste. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HampshirePhil (155) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2014
330 ml bottle - Pours a dark rich amber, heavy carbonation and frothy white head but not much lacing. Smooth to drink but a weak palate. You can smell the spices but I couldn't get the jasmine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2013
Cask at the Reading Beer Festival 2012. Pours clear, orange-gold with a bubbly foam head. Crunchy grains and ripe citrus fruits mingle in the nose. Medium sweet flavor, floral, with toasty dough and herbal hops. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet, lightly sticky finish with some grass, corn and mellow flowers. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5759) - ITALY - AUG 18, 2014
leggermente ambrata discreta scchiuma buona nota luppolata lieve biscotto discreta nota maltata buona secchezza leggere note agrumate

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2550) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Poured a lightly hazy amber, with a dense white head. Aroma of citrus, pineapple and caramel. Biscuity malt flavours, with some flowery hops and pine. Finish was resin, toasted malt and straw.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14104) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2012
Cask conditioned at Reading BF 2012. Clear orange gold lasting white head. Spicy aroma settles down spice and dry hop on finish. Decent little spicy beer. Likeable and goid nick

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5656) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle from Beermerchants.com. Pours clear dark golden with a moderate sized off-white head. Aroma of tropical fruits. Taste is light sweet, moderate dry and bitter, crisp and fresh fruity juicy. Refreshing with a lingering minty aftertaste. A really good one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2012
Bottle 330ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2012.

ABV: 5.0%. Clear medium amber yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, fruity, light to moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, hoppy, fruity, licorice hop notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120804]
6-3-7-3-14

Cask @ The 18th Reading Beer and Cider Festival 2011, Reading, Berkshire England.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toasted, light moderate hoppy, citrus. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, fruity, citrus, hoppy. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20120502]
7-3-7-3-15

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (5518) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2012
330ml Bottle - Copper coloured. Peach, grapefruit, tea and dried fruit in the aroma. Fruity, hoppy and tangy taste with notes of toffee, nuts and grapefruit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6285) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
(Cask at Union Tavern, Westbourne Park, London, 11 Apr 2014) Amber colour with foamy, off-white head. Fruity, malty nose with orange, apricots, caramel and citric hops. Malty, fruity taste with notes of citrus, caramel, orange peel, marmalade and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Fresh and tasty. Nice one.


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