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


on tap

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RATINGS: 521   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   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 12/20
Listigovers (572) - 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 (74) - 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 (207) - 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 (5330) - 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 (7712) - 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
(c/o tuqueboy)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3070) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Golden, unfiltered appearance, thin white cap with some mild soapy lacing. Nose is lightly malty. Taste has light malt/grain/bread, a little caramel and toasty notes with light hops. Overall lighter than i was hoping for.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5071) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
500ml bottle pours a pale amber color with a finger and a half of white head that leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and earthy. Taste is a citrus and earthy hop bitterness with a caramel malty sweetness underneath. Medium bodied with adequate carbonation. An easy to drink India Pale Ale that is tasty and well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose. Poured a hazy orange, with a dense white head. Aroma of oranges, toffee, yeast esters and light grass. Some citrus in the flavour, but more sweet tangerine, than grapefruit. Also notes of biscuit and straw. Finish was peppery hop, caramel and chewy grain.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (824) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Aroma- Has a nice malt aroma with a hop back drop Appearance- This is a cloudy dark amber with a good head Taste-Has a medium hop bitterness that is evened out by the malt flavor Palate- Medium bodied with mild carbonation Overall- a solid English IPA that has a nice smooth flavor and a great finish

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 8, 2014
Pours a copper colour with off white head. Earthy aroma with spice notes. Hop finish.

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