Brewed by Cotswold
Style: Premium Lager
Bourton-on-the-Water, England
Serve in Lager glass


on tap

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle and keg: filtered;
We use only the very best ingredients available, like the finest Liberty and Hersbrucker Hops and carefully selected Maris Otter Malt. That helps. Our brewing practices are inspired by the German Purity Law of 1527. That also has its merits, adding to the exquisitely crisp and refreshing taste. But theres more to it than that we are passionate about beer. So much so that we changed our lives to follow our hearts, and every beer we produce embodies that passion and commitment. Its the extra ingredient that makes all the difference. Whod have thought it, money really can buy you love. Serve chilled and enjoy.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnCook101 (535) - - DEC 16, 2015
Looks like lager, minus the head. Tastes like lager. Not a bad one, but nothing to distinguish it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DanielBrown (4477) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2013
Keg at Watershed, Bristol. Metal. Lots of fizz. Not brilliant. Not much flavour. A lesser lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (18747) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2013
Tap at the Bell, Waltham St Lawrence, 15/05/13. Pale blonde with no head - shes no looker! Nose is pale malts, grass, cereals, light citrus. Taste comprises light sugars, grass, citrus notes. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation - not too gassy. Ok lager.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MustangMarkF (247) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2012
330ml bottle and on draught. I cant stand brewers offering their wares in smaller bottles to hide an often over inflated price - I aways mark down for that reason! This is probably the best lager I have ever tasted with the possible exception of the same brewers 3.8. The aroma is deep and complex for a lager with notes of hop, malt as well as the usual lager smell. Appearance is a light yellow with an unfortunately short lasting head. Taste wise this lager has it all and a lovely malty aftertaste to finish. Imagine a lager with the malty aftertaste of a real ale and you have it in this beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (7573) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2012
Keg. Light golden color with a big white head. The nose is of banana and sweet grains, angel food cake. Quite sugary. The taste is light sweet, malty. More fresh banana, bread, and rainwater. The bodys light. Pleasant. Overall, a more than decent lager. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2933) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2011
Golden colour, white head. Aroma has some grainy malts, earthy, grassy hops. Little dry mouthfeel. Everything is light with this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (7481) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2011
Small white head. Deep yellow body with light carbonation. Light strawy aroma with mealy notes. Dry-sweetish deep strawy malty oily taste with dusty notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, smooth, slick mouthfeel. Dry strawy resiny aftertaste with floral notes. Lovely dry edge to it. Fresh and drinkable. Very nice. (0.25l keg at Natural History Museum, London.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Clear light medium amber color with a small to average, frothy to fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted - caramel, dry tobacco, toffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel - toffee, tobacco, sweet malt - caramel malt sweet. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20110122]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (36537) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2011
Bottled. A golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma has notes of malt and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and caramel, leading to a lightly bitter finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (11400) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2011
Draught at the Lamb and Flag, Oxford, England.
Clear pale golden colour with small white head. Strong grainy malty aroma. Flavour is grainy with some mild grassy hops. Grainy malty aftertaste. Not bad for a Lager.

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