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Brewed by Summerskills
Style: Extra Special Bitter (ESB)
Plymouth, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ruby red premium beer. Sweet rum-like aroma, full fruit taste followed by a citrus orange finish.

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3.2
Bov (14988) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 13, 2018
@GBBF - translucid bronze beer with notes of tea and esters, papery; thin-bodied, sweet and sticky palate; hoppy and dusty finish

3
madmitch76 (30485) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2018
8th August 2018
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Clear amber beer, small cream colour head. Smooth palate, semi dry, modest fine carbonation. Tangy malts, very mild tangy caramel. Tangy dried fruits and a little floral spice. Mild esters. Dry finish. Okay, standard stuff.

2.8
DruncanVeasey (9509) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 7, 2014
Cask handpull, The Flying Standard, Coventry, 04/04/14, in absence of ANY Spoonsfest beers, as usual. Generic twig brown under a diminishing snow white cap. Nose aniseed and sultana. Washy caramel Weetabix taste scattered with aniseed yeast, dried fruits, vinous and hedgerow touches. BSBB.

3
imdownthepub (17756) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2014
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Hazy amber with thin white head. Malty, fruity beer, plummy, some raisin, sweetish but also a little stewed in character. Thin on the palate, quite bland.

3.1
BeerViking (6057) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2018 Cask at JDW Hounslow, red-brown with a lasting off-white foam, malty nose with a touch of forest fruit, body is a sweetish bitter ale, with red fruit notes and vegetal or herbal bitter edge. Re-rate on cask at the 2018 Twickenham beer festival, it's tangy and lightly toasty, very slightly sour-sweet, and yes, red fruit and herbal;.

2.9
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Cask conditioned handpump Moon On The Square Northampton 11/02/14. A classic brown coloured beer with a whitish head and lace. A sweet berry flavoured beer. decent late fruitiness works but otherwise it has the feel of a lazy English bitter. Drinkable I guess.

3
harrisoni (21940) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Cask handpull at County Hotel Ashford. Clear deep amber lasting beige head. It’s an ok premium bitter. Some fruit. Little bit of hop on the finish. Ok.

3.1
tombyars (1974) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Tasted this in the Last Post (JDW), Paisley in the 6th February 2014. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale copper in colour with a thin white head. Thin malty aroma with hints of berry fruit. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malt gives robust maltloaf base with sweet raisin fruit present. Bitter earthy hop resins give a musty damp aftertaste. Finish is malty with dry currants, roast hazelnuts and oak cask notes present in the mouth. A decent session ESB with full body and robust flavours present.

3.1
RichTheVillan (9957) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2014
Cask at JDW Charlie Hall; light chestnut pour with smooth beige head, fruity aroma, fruity taste with a hint of citrus and a bitter finish.

3.6
SarkyNorthener (5202) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
[email protected] avion, aldridge. Dark amber beer with medium frothy head. Aroma of fruity malts and a little toffee. Taste is malts, red fruits, tangerine and a little toffee. Good stuff.


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