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Windsor & Eton Windsor Knot

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


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Cask; Special - Royal Wedding. Also available bottled (at 4.5%).
On sale in bottle at Windsor Farm Shop as The Duke’s Ale.
Originally brewed to commemorate the wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton, but now one of our regulars. Brewed with two specially selected hops, Sovereign and Nelson Sauvin from New Zealand. Unusually for an ale, Windsor Knot is also delicious served chilled from the fridge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1681) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2015
Cask at the Parcel Yard, Kings Cross Station. Medium frothy white head. Amber body. Nose is lots of peach and apricot, blossom. Bitter and tannic. Dry finish. Very good. Different, in a good way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (2863) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Cask. Parcel Yard, King’s Cross. Clear gold. Bubbly, sticky, bright white head. Decent, peachy, grapefruit hop to this. Some piny notes, too. Taste is crisp bitter. Creamy palate, that the hops give a lift to. Finishes brisk, but bright bitter. Good, sessionable cask beer. Smells great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (7027) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Cask at the parcel yard, London. Pours gold with a light haze, bubbly white head. Big floral and tropical fruit aromas, white grape. Taste is bitter, more fruit notes. Mandarin oranges. Medium body, oily texture.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MissPxx (868) - - JAN 30, 2015
Weird nutty smell. Slightly cloudy. Dark brown colour. Very bitter taste. Not a regular. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdiBeer (2288) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2015
Aroma: grain and bread malts. Appearance: clear gold, medium, creamy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: soft carbonation, malts continue, some floral hops coming up, turning light bitter and dry in the finish. Overall: OK Bitter, lacks complexity. Pint at The Willow Walk, Victoria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6782) - ITALY - NOV 30, 2014
on tap ambrata quasi limpida lievi note maltate un leggero fruttato leggero caramello nota lievemente agrumata amaro medio

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlackerMads (2275) - DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
Cask. Clear golden with a small good lacing white head. A bit watery with a slight iron thing in the mothfeel. Some eggs as well. Other than that it has little to offer in terms of flavour; some biscuit, bread and wood. Little sweetness, light acidic, medium bitter. Nah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
niquillis (1932) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
On cask at Hamilton Hall (JDW), Liverpool St. Pours golden with white head. Well hopped golden session ale. Easy drinking with light fruit zinginess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonnyDarcy (6) - ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
Cask @ The Crooked Billet E5 - Amber beer. Taste is slightly flowery, modest malt/caramel, fruit, mild bitterness and a savoury finish. There is a subtle "blue cheese" flavour from the Nelson Sauvin hops right at the start of the finish which is surprisingly nice. A really good, flavoursome 4% beer actually .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
graham_murphy (464) - - AUG 24, 2014
Not a bad english pale ale. Some citrus notes from the nelson sauvin and otherwise grassy. A little caramel in the malt. Not exciting but subtly put together.

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