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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised. Previously 4.6%.
A full-bodied and malty ale with a rounded, smooth fruit palate and a tight, creamy head that laces all the way down the glass. Rich in colour with a smooth, creamy texture and a distinctively strong flavour.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (451) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Deep tan body with a thick, creamy off-white head. The aroma is faint, but I note some malt and nuts there. The palate is very smooth and creamy with light carbonation. The flavor stands out a bit more than the aroma. Malty and sweet with some nut touches. Smooth finish. Not bad.


3.2
AshtonMcCobb (6916) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 21, 2017
Bottle from Waitrose. Appearance - deep amber, fluffy white head, frantic bubbles. Nose - caramel mainly, hazelnuts maybe. Taste - loads of toffee, nuts again too. Palate - light to medium bodied. Tangy sweet, middle section, a touch drier on the finish, but still quite sweet. Overall - ok, but too sweet to go back for more.

4
nybol (2347) - DENMARK - JUL 13, 2017
Lidt humlet blid smag, frugtagtig eftersmag, meget kulsyre i flasken.......

3.9
gripweed57 (2865) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 7, 2017
From old tasting notes. Bright copper hue topped by a thick creamy beige head. Soft caramel malt nose. Toffeeish malt flavor with an underlying smokiness upfront. Creamy malt finish hints at bitter hops.

3
Hoppy_Luke (2027) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 17, 2017
Wypite przed kilkoma laty, nie jest już produkowane… Ocena przepisana z notatek.

3.5
GarageBrewer80 (605) - SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2016
Flaska från Pitchers. Bärnstensfärgad med smutsvit skumkrona. Doft av torkade aprikoser och karamellmalt. Frisk, medelsöt kropp. Smak av rostad malt, torkade aprikoser och lite citrus.

2.5
jw4774 (10) - Bristol, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Highly carbonated average bitter, poor unbalanced hop flavour and toffe malts from over boiling. Bit below average mass production cheap bitter.

3.7
dxbrad (57) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Malty, caramel flavour. Hints of dried fruit. Very clear with a good clean foamy head. Very drinkable

2.9
Cristobal37 (1235) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 20, 2015
A satisfying amber ale. Sweet dry and refreshing. Crystal clear amber ale. Malty, with a yeast character. Quite light but nice and balanced. Biscuity and creamy. Really nothing special but decent.

2.8
DrNosha (2719) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2015
355ml Flasche. Dunkle Bernsteinfarbe, flacher Schaum. Röstmalz und etwas Trockenobst. Geschmack erst süsslich, dann bitter. Insgesammt zu wässerig.

3.3
hauxe (938) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - NOV 7, 2015
Rich, roasted malt flavor. Hints of fruits and, strangely, chocolate. Taste and aroma lighten as you progress. Keeps a nice creamy head.


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