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Brewed by Burton Bridge
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

A strong bitter, slightly darker than Bridge Bitter, with a fruity barley wine flavour and a bitter after palate.

Colour: Dark amber
Nose: Strong aromatic and fruity
Taste: A strong fruity flavour. Well balanced between malt & hops
Hops: Target & Challenger
Malt: Pale & Crystal

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3.4
Don2711 (491) - - SEP 25, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2017 Amber colour. Caramel and toasted malt flavours. Good strength and nice on palate. Also fairly sweet. Quite strong. Not bad at all. Will try again.

3.1
Desverger (12539) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2017
[email protected] Keys - Amber pour with white head. Toasted and sweet malty with some subdued citrus fruity hints, sweet caramel malt, hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
Borup (15157) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2017
From cask at Wetherspoon, Cross Keys, London. A coppee coloured beer with a white head. Aroma and flavour malt, hops, caramel, smooth and with a bitter finish.

3.2
yespr (47039) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2017
From cask. Pours clear golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty. Slight herbal hoppy. Bitter, dry and herbal hoppy. Dry far finish.

3.3
The_Osprey (8682) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2017
Cask handpull at Hamilton Hall London as Burton Bridge Festival Ale, 5.5%. Amber orange, pretty clear and still with a foamy grey white head. Aroma is apple pie, toffee apple and underripe banana. Body is smooth with soft carbonation. Taste is peppery, spiced apple pie, woody bitterness set against apple, dissolved sugars and straw. Building astringency and a little green. An interesting half pint but a full one might be more difficult. (6-4-6-3-14=3.3)

3.9
gripweed57 (2796) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2017
From old tasting notes. Beautiful copper color with an immense creamy beige head. Light dryish malt aroma with sour notes. Sweet roasted malt flavor upfront. Bittersweet hoppy finish. Long bitter aftertaste.

3.1
fonefan (50674) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2016

Cask (handpump) @ Company Inn (JDW), The Company Inn, Waterways Building, Castle Wharf , Canal Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 7EH.

[ As Burton Bridge Burton Festival Ale ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, pale malt, malt, light to moderate hoppy, fruity, light earthy hops. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration, fruity, sharp, malty, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20151007]
6-3-6-3-13

2.7
ManVsBeer (10927) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Cask @ Trades Club, Hebden Bridge. Deeper golden ale with a creamy-frothy head. Has a crispness and sessioness with an extremely light fruitiness.

3
Travlr (25771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Cask. Clear golden amber color. Aroma of black pepper and toasted caramel. Taste is herbal burnt caramel. OK.

3.1
Garrat (1347) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask,The Beerhouse Winter Beer Festival 2014.Amber brown,no head,aroma of malt caramel light yeasty,taste is malty with light hops nuts and earthy dry bitterness.


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