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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsga (6816) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2006
Big offwhite creamy shiny head. Hazy deep orange body with carbonation. Light citric hop and softly medicinal aroma. Sweetish citric malt and hop taste with medicinal aftertaste. Nutty, malty notes. Nice! (0.5l bottle.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (23987) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2006
Bottle. Clear amber coloured with a white head. Aroma of fruits, caramel and hops. Flavour of fruits, caramel and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2006
Bottled. Amber coloured with a rather large head. Slightly sweet and malty with nootes of spices and hops and flowers. Somewhat dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2006
Bottle: This poured a deep copper body with a sustained, creamy off-white head. The aroma is sweet toffee, fresh apples, and a sharp floral hopping. Smooth. The flavor is a skilled blending of toffee, caramel apples, crushed nuts, and a soft herbal bitterness to balance it all out. It finishes on a fruity, caramel note with an underlying floral bite. Complex and tasty.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluekuma (94) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2006
Bottle. Bronze with a lasting foamy white head. Aroma of hops & lemons-slighty toasty. Fairly complex taste with that kind of condensed complexity common in british bottle-conditioned ales. So we’ve got toasted almonds, bubblegum, coconut, a metallic edge and a bitter, grainy dryish finish. Kind of alright then... yet somehow not quite up to it’s legendary status.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2006
had on tap a very watered down taste with is enjoyable at first but a little sloppy at the end. a very nice smell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (20000) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2006
Bottle. Copper colour with a longlasting off-white head. Malty fruity aroma, hints of dark fruits. Malty caramel, coffee flavor. Long malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (21769) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2006
[Cask at GBBF] Amber colour. Heavily resiny. Sweetish and medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Astringent very resiny bitter finish. Unrefined, but certainly sticks out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doppelganger (1388) - Dry County, Arkansas, USA - JUL 26, 2006
Bottle. Light orange pour, with a medium layer of fairly coarse off-white bubbles. A sweet, flowery hop aroma with marmalade and light carmel. Briskly hoppy, with a toasty sweetness and a lingering orange peel flavor. After the real ales I’ve tasted recently, this seems highly carbonated stuff. But I can’t say I mind: this beer seems right being a little bombastic. And while it’s entered here as an ESB, it strikes me as being properly hop-forward enough to be an English-style IPA, as the label insists. Or just stay as listed here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (15611) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2006
Bottled. Clear, sparkling, deep golden beer with a small off-white head. Sweet and malty aroma with some alcohol notes. Too weak I think. The flavor starts off with alcohol, but soon replaced by a sweet maltyness, caramel and hops. Medium to full body, with a very high carbonation level and sweetness. Quite sugary, malty finish. Maybe the carbonation level is to blaim, or maybe my expectations were too high, but I was disappointed. (060712)

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