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Brewed by Beartown
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Congleton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Seasonal - Christmas.
A premium quality festive ale! Deep red / brown colour, full flavoured with a good hoppy finish

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3.3
Ungstrup (38852) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Cask. A brown beer with a lazing off-white head. The aroma has strong notes of spices. The flavo ris sweet with notes of spices and caramel. Like liquid sugar.

3.3
fonefan (52342) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
Cask (handpump) @ The New Wheatsheaf, 24 Southwark Street, Greater London, England SE1 1TY.
Clear medium to dark brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, moderate hoppy, flowers, perfume, potpourri mix, flower tea, blackcurrant. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20091229]

2.6
Papsoe (25054) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2010
Cask. Hazy orangey brown with a creamy beige head. Sweet and spicy nose - almost candy-like. Medium body, flat, dominated by odd cake spices overpowering most other flavours. No bitterness. Odd. 200110

4
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2010
[email protected] New Wheatsheaf, London. Amber/red colour with small beige head. Aroma is beautifully balanced spices, fruits, some candy and mild liquorice. Flavour is spices, candy, toffee, dark dry fruits as well as caramel malts. Very pleasant.

3.3
Fin (11047) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2009
Bottle that dad picked up from Congleton brewpub (cheers dad), consumed Dinmore, Herefordshire 27-12-09 Pours reddy brown in fact on second glance maybe its a little darker than that actually. Taste is fruity and tangy with a little Christmas spice its not bad but I’m getting a bit tired of these bottles of run of the mill stuff and need something with a bit more oomphh. A6 A4 F6 P4 Ov13 3.3

2.4
duff (5486) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2007
[email protected] Ear BF 06. Very malt, sweet crystal malt notes, wholemeal bread sweetness. Slightly toasty, earthy malt notes. yeah, its malty.

2.5
SilkTork (5918) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2006
Pigs Ear. Crystal malt autumn ale edging into a light caramel mild. OK for all that.

3.7
madsberg (11798) - Søborg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2006
Cask @ Market Porter, London. Reddish brown coloured. Small beige head. Spice and light caramel in the nose. Hs some fruity notes. Flavour of fruits and berries. Spie and light herbs as well. Medium boided. Dry and citric mouthfeel.Ends on a quite bitter end. I like it.

3
harrisoni (19529) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2006
Cask gravity at Pig’s Ear. Dark mahogany colour, no head. Toffee aroma. Bit dull in mouth. More toffee on end. It’s got some toffee throughout. Fine.

3.8
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2006
Cask conditioned - gravity dispense - Pigs Ear BF. A dark brown coloured beer with a ruby hue. The aroma is malty and bready with raisins, and some crunchy malts. The taste is fruity and bready with berries. Nice.


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