Caledonian / Tree Brewing Thirsty Beaver

Formerly brewed at Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask: Special - Wetherspoon Autumn Festival 2012.
A version of Tree Brewing Thirsty Beaver made by Dave Goekiert of Tree Brewing, Canada at Caledonian Brewery.
This amber-coloured beer has a slightly sweet malt aroma, leading to a distinct malt character, with caramel and nut undertones in the flavour, resulting in a beer with a clean finish and bursting with flavour.
Hops used: Cascade, Palisade, Perle

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john44 (3202) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Cask Half Pint – JDW Fest Autumn 2012 - Amber Gold in colour. Malty; toasty malts, caramel, hint of nuts. Fruity; subdued orange citrus. Hoppy; slightly earthy hops. Sweet malty fruity throughout. Drinkable. (2012-10-27)

Beese (3051) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Cask at The Moon Under Water (JDW), Watford on 24 Oct 2012. Poured amber, with a dense white head. Aroma of funked hop, flat malt and caramel. Sweet malt flavours, some aniseed and bread. Finish was berries, spice and grain.

Stuu666 (14205) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Cask at Wetherspoons. Pours hazy amber, toffee, caramel, fruity, thin, light citrus.

SilkTork (5778) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Oct, 2012. JDW, Rochester. Fruity premium bitter with a dryish palate from caramel or crystal malt. Doesn’t sit together well for me - rather rough but drinkable.

downender (8729) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms, Bristol, November 2012. Copper coloured with a slight, off-white head. Tangerine fruit with some caramel, a touch of sherbet and moderately bitter finish. Ok.

ManVsBeer (10801) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
A mild amber ale in character. Has a slightly strong texture, malts are evident with a sweet nose.

mr_h (5743) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - DEC 2, 2012
Cask by handpump at The Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow (24 Oct 12) - clear golden amber, thin bubbly white head, very little aroma, caramel, quite sweet, easy to drink

Rune (13186) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Festival ale, cask, half-pint at JDWs Pommelers Rest. Clear copper coloured body. Bubbly ring to the rim of the surface. Spotty lacing. Malt-fruity nose. Spiced fruity taste mixed with semi-sweet malt. Bittersweet finish. Fine with the Chilli Con Carne (London, 03.11.2012).

DruncanVeasey (8260) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2012
Cask handpull, The Felix (JDW), Nuneaton, 13/11/12. Draped bronze. Weak caramel and ground fennel seed aroma. Aniseed, chlorine, chewed pencil and toffee flavours. Standard issue dull brown bitter.

yespr (46719) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
From cask at The Hengler’s Circus. Pours clear and golden deep amber with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light fruity. Sweet, toasted malty, fruity and light bitter. Dry and crisp hoppy into a toasted malty finish.

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