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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle; pasteurised. Also exported pasteurised in kegs.
Production moved from Youngs to Wells & Youngs in 2007. Recipe changed from dry hopping with Target to Goldings.
Ingredients: Maris Otter and Crystal malts; Fuggle and Golding hops. Dry hopped with Golding hops.
Named after the Dorset Horn ram that lived in Youngs brewery stables in Wandsworth, and on which the company’s trademark is based.
“A pale brown, fruity, vinous, hoppy beer packed full of flavour. Full-bodied with an excellent balance between malt and hops.”


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAY 7, 2001
Apple Juice aroma, it looked kind of apple juicy too. much more malt then expected with a slight hop bitterness. low in body as expected

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
canary dog (665) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - SEP 29, 2001
Heavy honey aroma. Low carbonated honey notes highlights this distinctive beer. First half of beer ends in bitter finish, but then mellows into a smoother brew.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
legion242 (2267) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2001
Just not a lot there. I really wanted to like this beer, but it wasn’t there. Thin mouthfeel with a hint of sweet maltiness? HMMM.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerNazi (169) - winnetka, California, USA - SEP 28, 2001
good and light in taste.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JessterCPA (130) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2001
Another good, very ’British’ beer. The name gets a kick from non-beer people.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnson2020 (79) - Canton, Michigan, USA - SEP 11, 2001
A very pretty glass of beer. Reddish-brown in color. A nice malthops balance, but on the sweeter side. Nothing offensive here, nothing spectacular

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - AUG 21, 2001
A nice ale, struikes a balance between hops and malt. more potent than one would think. An enjoyable english strong ale.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wbdace (50) - los angeles, California, USA - MAY 11, 2001

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - MAY 7, 2001
Not bad, really light bodied, and has a real thin head.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2001
Creamy head; slightly hazy; chewy, earthy nose. A fairly candyish, cloying sweetness really detracted from everything else that this beer was trying to accomplish.


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