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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (22152) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 31, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009 ....Copper ... sweet fruit little toffee nose...juicy fruits ... sweet floral ... low bitterness.
Earlier Rating: 8/17/2008 Total Score: 3.3
Cask, GBBF 08... ambercoloured light haze ... fruity light hop ... malty fruity soft bitterness...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2680) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009. Poured a amber colour with a small head. Plenty of carmel and citrus in the aroma. Flavour is malt with some citrus. Some roasted malt with a dry finish. Not a bad beer I liked it.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gkost (1709) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Cask ale from a bottle ... hmm ... Pours a deep yellow. Nose is toast, orange peel. Flavor is faint at best. Some toast malt and hints of citrus.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
setauketone (10) - setauket, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2009
I got a growler of this from Stony Brook Beverage. I dont have much experience with cask style ales, but if this it what they are like, I am hooked! This was awesome. Dark bronze beer with not much head. Some malt flavor with hints of dried fruit.Pleasant and easy-drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2009
[email protected] (as Colonel Blides ESB). Amber colour, not much head. Aroma is wood, some fruits and a bit yeastylike earthy notes. Flavour is quite much the same. Balanced, but quite boring ESB.
Earlier Rating: 8/11/2008 Total Score: 2.6
[email protected] Amber colour, small head. Aroma is caramel, hops, some mild notes of wood and malts. Flavour is wood, saltwater, earth mild grassy hops as well as mild caramel.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
vtafro (6882) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle thanks to mark. Cask Ale? Brown pour with white head. Some malt flavor with slight fruit and hop notes. Not a fan.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Bottle thanks Vic for the hook up. Pours a mahogany with a white head. Hints of dried fruit, damp woody malty notes. Malt husk with a hint of dry fruit. Eh.
Earlier Rating: 6/26/2008 Total Score: 3.1
Bottle at JoeMcphees. Pours an orange body with no head. Sweet hoppy earthy beer. A bit bready with some light fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shawn14505 (39) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2009
I cant seem to find this beer anywhere else, so here it goes. This is a "cask ale". Amber in color, moderate carbonation. Malty, with a sight tinge of hops. Tasty. Seems quite strong, although I cant find any infomation on their website about it. Will upload a photo. Has anyone else seen this beer? Was bought in Rochester, NY.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (16250) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 10, 2009
[email protected] 2009. "As Colonel Blides ESB" Clear amber color, not much head. A bit glueish hoppy (grapefruit, mango) aroma. American hoppy flavor, some caramel and fruity notes. Light hoppy finish. Very American ESB.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2009
Cask (gravity) at GBBF 2009, Day 2 @ 5.5%. Sold as Captain Blides ESB. Hazy amber - same colour as the Beer Works Boston Common sampled at the same time. Quite leafy hops, in reassonably generous measure. Fairly prominent bitterness. Pleasant and easy-drinking.


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