Brewed by Coors UK (MolsonCoors)
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Burton-upon-Trent, England
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 516   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Bottle conditioned; occasionally on cask.
Production moved from White Shield brewery to William Worthington’s brewery in December 2010. Prodiuction moved to the main Coors brewery in Burton in 2012 to keep up with increasing demand.
Ingredients: Halcyon barley, from the northern part of Norfolk; Sugar; Northdown and Challenger hops - including a hop extract; and a two-strain yeast supplied by Bass.
"It has a clean, fresh flavour and full bodied, balanced bitterness." Michael Jackson.
An iconic India Pale Ale (IPA) brewed to the same recipe as 1830. Aromatic hops, toasted cereal notes and hints of smoke and spice kindle White Shield’s embracing nose, enhanced by fragrant fruity characters and an intricate top-note of freshly baked bread. With time to condition, William Worthington’s unique dual yeast works up a sharp sparkle, crafting a full luxurious mouth-feel that combines with warming hints of alcoholic liqueur and White Shield’s ever so subtle peppery character, to create an exquisite bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (788) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle - lively brown body with a creamy beige head which subsides reasonably quickly. Aroma of caramel, peach and lemon. Taste of caramel, nuts, light roasted malts, followed by some light grassy hop and light bitterness in the finish. Medium body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lagerboy (1605) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 24, 2015
500 ml bottle. Clear brownish orange, off-white foam mostly fades. Fruity citrus herbal hop aroma. Crisp clean fruity citrusy herbal earthy hop taste, lean lightly sweet caramel malts. Average carbonation, light-medium bodied, moderately hopped. Very tasty proper British IPA. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7005) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 12, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear golden amber, short-lived white head. Aromas are fruity, malt, light sour, light metal. Taste is light sweet, earthy hops. Caramel finish. Disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3606) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Hazy amber, beige head.Vague fruity noseThin bodied,lightly sweet fore,fruity tones.Neutral mid, medium hop finish lasts. Ok but nothing special

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Randy4Beer (382) - - JAN 16, 2015
A copper coloured body is crowned by a thin white head. There is a nice peachy aroma, backed by a bit of orange citrus, filling my nose. On the tongue, there is a definite sweet citrus and light malts. This is an ok beer, that does a few things moderately well. Of course you can interpret that as it does not do a lot of things very well. A moderately ok beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Listigovers (545) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
Grainy and slightly grassy aroma, white head with amber body. Medium bodied, notes of hop acids but not too upfront, malty flavour, somewhat mild but balanced.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beersammich (73) - Morgantown, West Virginia, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Pours copper color with a nice frothy lasting head. Smells rather malty. Tastes much the same. Really lacks any hoppy flavor at all. A mild salt flavor as well. Not a bad beer, but not something I’d seek out. Had from a bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oldschool_Mike (195) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a golden amber colour. Aroma is pepper and earthy hops. Taste is citrus with some slight pepperyness. Really nice beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5123) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Copper color and a long lasting head. More malt than hops. Some salt. Dry malt flavor with some mineral flavor. Very English in character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
[6365-20140615] Bottle. Mild grainy plants aroma. Clear, orange amber body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Grainy herbal malt flavour. Medium body. Good. (6/4/7/3/15) 3.5
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