Brewed by Butts
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Hungerford, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Cask & bottle conditioned; Regular.

Hoppy and well balanced without being sweet

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StueyD (1586) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2006
A light golden straw colour with a weak head, slightly cloudy. A lemony hop aroma and a citrusy flavour with a dry hoppy finish.

Fin (10837) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2006
Cask at Merton Summer Beer Festival 2004 (retrospectively added from diary notes) Great name, great beer, amber in colour fruity lingering taste, my beer of the festival bar none.

DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2006
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Kensington Olympia 08/08/2002 Amber golden coloured and fruity. Lasting malt finish.

haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2005
Cask (gravity dispense) at the Olde Dolphin Innn summer beer festival, Derby. A fairly flavoursome, fruity bitter.

larsam (127) - Southampton, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2005
Cask @ The Guide dog, Southampton, UK. Clear amber with white shortlived head. Fruity aroma of pears, peach and grape. Flavour is fresh and fruity up front with a nice grapefruit bitterness lingering in the back. Finishes with a tangy bitterness.

Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2005
Cask conditioned @ Guide Dog, Soton. Fruity citrus start. Good balance and full bitter finish.

DanielBrown (4528) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2004
Bottle from Waitrose, Marlborough, Wilts. Very nice beer. Poured a thickish looking hazy orange, with a little head. Fresh and fizzy on the tongue, with a citrus blast giving way to a delicious bundle of hops in the middle - tangy. Things get slightly watered down on the finish, but this is still an above average hoppy brew.

MartinKubert (862) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 29, 2004
Very nice apricot aroma. Slightly alcoholic, though. Very watery start. Some smooth butter in middle. Quite bitter finish. Watery and weak palate. Amber colour and low carbonation.

pivo (2687) - GERMANY - FEB 23, 2004
Frothy sticky head from the cask at Wenlock Arms. Nice. Substantial hop character with a clean crisp palate. This was the best of the rounds at Wenlock.

YogiBeera (2569) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2004
Cask Conditioned, at the Wenlock Arms, London. Oh what a night :) Little foamy head. Hoppy mild nose. Fruity taste, wholehearted, likely to drink, with a long lasting dry hoppy finish.

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