Brewed by Durham Brewery
Style: Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Bowburn, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Permanent. Also available bottle conditioned.
Evensong is a rich ruby coloured 20C English bitter. Based on an original recipe from 1937 this beer captures the flavour of its time. Goldings and Fuggles hops combine with darker malts to give a traditional English character.

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ippopotamo36 (3333) - Rome, ITALY - JUN 9, 2018
Tap at the Karntner fest in Austria. Ruby amber color pretty clear and bright, ivory foam. Nose: nutty, yeast is there and mild, cherries a bit. Mouth: cherries, nuts, elegant, balanced and drinkable. Well-brewed.

hawthorne00 (4930) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2017
Bottle. Reddish brown with large off white head. I wonder whether this has been kept a bit warm too long, but it's well in date. 3- A: toffee, red berries, earth, spices. Lightish bodied but a slow drinker. Fairly dry despite some toffee and red fruit. Firm bitterness.

Beese (4668) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2017
Bottle at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia. Malty aroma, malty flavour quite dry and bitter finish.

Rasmus40 (26281) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines. Clear amber brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 270717

john44 (3888) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Ruby coloured. Very malty (toasty malts, grainy, toffee, caramel, burnt sugar, nutty notes). Fruity (dark fruits). Earthy hops in the taste. Lively carbonation. Sweetish. Dry throughout. Long, very dry, malty finish. (2008)

Derbeth (1538) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle. Ruby colour, clear, small head. Aroma is nuts, toffee, a bit of herbal hops. Medium bitterness, no sweetness. Smooth, easy to drink. A very good example of English bitter.

Mishnok (751) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
From 500ml bottle. Little aroma, nutty brown colour with little to no head. Nutty, subtle malts, earthy taste. Light bitters coming through. Weak body. Nothing bad, but just not that remarkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

MrTipple (10839) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Grain and intense cereal malts, dust, straw. Hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Bitters continue and intensify, grain and cereal malts, some floral and grassy hops. OK Bitter, nothing too spectacular though. Pint at The famous Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol.

ozzatoadisback (297) - ITALY - MAR 30, 2016
Light brown/dark red, small and weak head that recedes quickly. Aroma is fruity (cherry?), slightly nutty, maybe with a hint of earthiness. Taste is mostly sweet with toffee and some fruitiness. A hint of tea-like bitterness in the finish and in the aftertaste. Light to medium body, very light carbonation; smooth and easy, a bit too thin. The overall feeling is good as the beer is very smooth and drinkable; still, not much is going on

dutchbeerpages (2438) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2015
Enjoyable, though it does not improve over time, making the bottle a little too big.

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