Brewed by Batemans
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Wainfleet, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Filtered, pasteurised and bottled.
"A full flavored Pale Ale, having a predominantly fruity palate with malt overtones, a subtle hop character gives this Pale Ale a delicate overall palate, making a very drinkable beer."

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john44 (3215) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2017
Bottle. BBE Sept 2017; Drank June 2017 - Clear deep orangey gold in colour. Medium foamy off-white head. Malty; toasty bready malts, caramel, toffee, sugar. Dark fruits, raisins. Mildly spicy, peppery. Moderately hoppy. Syrupy but quite dry. Sweet toasty malty fruity throughout. Moderately bitter hoppy finish. (2017-06)

Skarecrow (831) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 12, 2017
500ml bottle BB 31 May 2017 Hazy brown with slight head. Malt vinegar aroma. Slight bitterness, malt palate then dry finish but this is overcome by oxidization/wet cardboard. Average.

prawlie (1633) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2017
Bottle. Dry, light bitter, full bodied. Good, solid premium bitter, fruity with a solid malt backbone. You can’t knock it, but the cask version is better.

gripweed57 (2737) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2017
From old tasting notes. Deep translucent mahogany brown color. Bubbly tan head. Toasted malt nose hints at smokiness. Sweetish, toasted malt flavor is soft on the palate, yet deliciously chewy with a spicy hop finish. Long buttery malt aftertaste. Delicious.

MayumiH (1214) - - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle at home. Dark copper. Citrus flavours followed by some smooth caramel. It’s ok.

Davros IX (424) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2016
A very good ESB. Lots of malt and caramel and overall very pleasant. It was a very smooth beer and almost Belgian from the taste of the caramel.

I_LUV_BEER (231) - - JUL 22, 2016
Served in a snifter from a 500ml bottle. Pours dark clear amber colour with a white head, medium lacing. Aroma is caramel malts and bread with some alcohol laced through. Taste is pretty much following the nose with malts, caramel, bread and some alcohol, bitter-sweet with a subtle bitter finish. Medium smooth body with medium carbonation. Surprisingly, this ale is not ruined by the presence of the alcohol notes at all! Very nice, tasty and enjoyable.

Sjohnh (998) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Copper brown, no lasting head. Low carb and light palate. Toffee malt, plums and dried prunes.

Seffle (464) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle from Morrisons Fort William 160613. Clear dark copper with lasting white head. Malty nose and body. Very faint bitterness, too much alcohol sweetness. Unbalanced. Uninteresting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Godfather50 (241) - SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2016
Nice malty beer. Liberty not a hop I’m use to. Subtle mellow fruits. Nice. Similarities to great Kentish bitters such as Bishops Finger.

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