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Formerly brewed at Arbor
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 1   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Cask; Regular.
A deceptively easy drinking IPA style special bitter, with a lingering dry hoppy finish. Using the same blend of Maris Otter, Crystal and Wheat malts found in our session bitter, Hornbeam is brewed to a much higher original gravity. This is balanced by a liberal addition of Northdown hops at the start of the boil, with two further additions of Challenger hops to leave a slightly fruity aftertaste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8039) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2007
Gravity dispense at the Miners’ Arms Summer Beer Festival, St Werburgh’s Bristol 6/8/07. Amber coloured with a minimal head. Aroma was of red fruit with some grassy hops. Flavour started with some fruity malt before a bitter finish kicked in. Ok.


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