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Brewed by Wylam
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also cold filtered and force-carbonated in bottles.
Ingredients: Water, Pale and Amber malt, Fuggles hops and yeast.
Named after the early steam locomotive, Rocket, built by George Stephenson who was born in Wylam.
Strength changed from 4.4% to 5% abv before 2007.
A lovingly crafted best bitter made with the best ingredients to give a fine taste experience.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenmanalishi (483) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2011
Bottle. Woodlands Garden Centre, Leicestershire. Pours an orangey gold. Dry woddy, herbs, bit of nectar sweetening, some toffee fruity malt and a grainy, cereal backing. An interesting beer though maybe lacks some overall balance and finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2011
Bottled. A classic brown coloured beer with no head. A weetabixy cereal leafy aroma. Good crunchy flavours too. Earthy and very pleasant to drink. Straightforward but very quenchable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Pours amber with a white head. Smells of wildflowers, hay, perfumy. Tastes dry and citrussy with some earthy elements on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2010
Bottled. A beutiful label depicting Rocket - the beer is golden with a white head. The aroma has notes of malt and fruit. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and elderberries, leading to a lightly bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7316) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2010
Cask handpull, The Crown, Nuneaton. Copper with orange highlights and a slim white rim. Smells like extruded rabbit food. Tastes better; strange fruit inc. grenadine, orange and strawberry with vanilla and rum barrel splashes. Weird.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnBarleycorn (537) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2010
Bottle. Stunning burnt-orange body with a tight foamy head. Nice aromas of cream, citrus, floral accents and a touch of malt. Nice smooth palate with a creamy rich feel on the finish. Berryfruit flavour, some gravel and a medium bitter finish with a light wood swell. Overall very pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3634) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2010
Bottle, from Grimsby Tesco. Deep gold colour, good lasting rocky white head and gentle condition. Hints of toffee sweetness, tangy citrus hops and a touch of yeast in the nose, quite full in the mouth with a gentle underlying bitterness throughout and a brief toffee sweetness, lingering bitterness in the finish but quite restrained and a brief flutter of citric hoppiness right at the end

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7428) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2010
50cl bottle, not sure where from. Best before 29 May 2009, tasted in January 2010. Amber colour. Decent condition. Scant head. Light floral notes in the aroma. Clean and fresh on the palate with some fruity malt notes. A little sweet. Tasty especially considering it was some months past its best before date.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2010
Bottled. Amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruits, wood, some slight cardboard along with earth, herbs and nectar and mild nuttyness. Flavour is fruits, some mild toffee, caramel malts and mild nectary and nutty notes.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nisse666 (4508) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 25, 2009
Bottle, 2009-12-25, Uddingston AP: brownish, with low white diminishing head AR: sweet toffee, hops, rasins, wee chocolate F: sweet toffee, hops, rasins, nice moufulll and great balanced bitterness.


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