Brewed by Brentwood
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Pilgrims Hatch, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Cask: Seasonal - Winter. Also available bottled.
A well balanced traditional winter ale, with spicy notes for a full flavoured beer to enjoy on those cold, dark days.

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TBone (18547) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2015
Bottle 500ml (AbM)
Amber color, small white head and some lace. Malty aroma has light nutty notes. Light to medium-bodied. Watery front, some spices (clove, ginger + others) in the finish. Light fruity note. Very boring. Not much of Winter Warmer or ESB.

adster (862) - HUNGARY - SEP 14, 2014
Pohárba töltve borostyán színben jelenik meg a téli időszakhoz rendelt italunk, habja krémes, csipkés karimája később is megmarad. Nem túl terjengős, visszafogott, kissé tompa aromák süteménytésztás, malátás édességgel és fás, karamellás élesztővel. Kissé zárkózott és lapos, hangyányit fémes jelleg öleli át az egyébként szimpatikus gyümölcsös-malátás, krémes-fűszeres ízvilágot, ami egy közepes testben, lágy szénsavasság keretében rajzolódik ki. Némi téli hangulatot csempész ízébe a gyömbér határozott, és a karácsonyi fűszerek bizonytalan jelenléte. 

Beerhunter111 (23256) - Beerland, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes hell-oranges Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, Citrus, Apfel. Geschmack malzig fruchtig, bitter hopfig, nussig, würzig.

Otterdance (166) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle. Surprisingly this is amber. Bready malts, oatmeal, hint of toffee, orangey spices - more of a autumn ale than a winter warmer.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Bottled (from AbM). Amber colour, small bubbly bubbly head, which disappears quite fast. Aroma is caramel, some wood, mild floral, wooden and resiny notes. Flavour is toffee, grass, mild floral, resiny and herbal notes with some mild wooden and floral bitterness in the finish. Not really sure what makes this a winter warmer... but it’s still a good bitter.

madmitch76 (26366) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2012
4th February 2010
Chelmsford Winter Fest. Clear amber beer. Toffee malt and light hop on the nose. Mild toffee malt base supports fruity hop. Well balanced and well flavoured. Just fruity enough to raise it’s head above the morass of Bitters.

berkshirejohn (6758) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2012
Cask at the Claude du Vall (JDW), Camberley. Amber with a thin white head; grainy aroma; sour grain flavour; with a dry biscuity finish with a touch of ginger. Not very impressive.

DruncanVeasey (8401) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2012
The Baron, Hinckley, 03/03/12. Almost lager amber with a loose- bubbled, diminishing top. Watery, aniseed-hinting aroma. Tang of seawater without the salt, mellow orange-accented hop, star anise, a retronasal snort of English shrubbery (privet). Malt finish with a cashew and oatmeal linger of some length. Finally bitter. Clean and decent, although I feel neither wintery or warmed.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Eastgate Northampton. A golden beer with a whitish head and lacing. Mostly malty with some oatmeally flavours. A good length. There’s little by way of aroma, but deent flavours. It’s OK. Not a winter warmer but there you go.

Leighton (22773) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2012 Cask at The Archibald Simpson, JDW, Aberdeen. Pours clear gold with a sturedy, pure white foam head. Dry, bready malts in the nose. Spicy flavor, medium sweet, some toasty bread, gingerbread, leafy bitters. Light to medium bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet, lightly sticky finish, with Christmas spices, gingerbread, leaves. Lasting leafy, lightly grassy bitterness. OK.

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