leaparsons (10655) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2005
Out of the Vaults, Leicester. Golden with an off-white head. Aromas are toffee malts with sweet spicy pine hops. Green and fresh. Flavours are fruity malts with spicy malts. Not a great deal of malt body but this is really about the hops. Dry, floral and pine. Hints of metal on the finish. Not bad. RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2005
Very dark amber beer with a very dry aroma with a slightly malty finish. The flavour is very dry. Overall a good dry beer. SilkTork (5777) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2004
Crown & Thistle, Gravesend. Dark amber best bitter with a very dry and dusty hop finish. Some orange marmalade in the middle. Very old school. Not my thing. Chrissie felt this and the Mauldon were a bit green, and I had to agree. Surprising for a pub which prides itself on the beer’s quality and won CAMRA Pub of the Year.