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Brewed by Durham
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bowburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Permanent. Also available bottle conditioned.
Evensong is a rich ruby coloured 20C English bitter. Based on an original recipe from 1937 this beer captures the flavour of its time. Goldings and Fuggles hops combine with darker malts to give a traditional English character.

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3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - SEP 7, 2012
An interesting bottled beer. Gentle flavours. Slight cherry taste. Ruby appearance. Worth trying.


3.2
hawthorne00 (4151) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 4, 2017
Bottle. Reddish brown with large off white head. I wonder whether this has been kept a bit warm too long, but it's well in date. 3-
A: toffee, red berries, earth, spices. Lightish bodied but a slow drinker. Fairly dry despite some toffee and red fruit. Firm bitterness.

2.5
Beese (3266) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2017
Bottle at The Great British Beer Festival 2017, Kensington Olympia. Malty aroma, malty flavour quite dry and bitter finish.

3.2
Rasmus40 (22071) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines. Clear amber brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, fruity and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 270717

3.2
john44 (3429) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Bottle. Ruby coloured. Very malty (toasty malts, grainy, toffee, caramel, burnt sugar, nutty notes). Fruity (dark fruits). Earthy hops in the taste. Lively carbonation. Sweetish. Dry throughout. Long, very dry, malty finish. (2008)


3.6
Derbeth (1078) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle. Ruby colour, clear, small head. Aroma is nuts, toffee, a bit of herbal hops. Medium bitterness, no sweetness. Smooth, easy to drink. A very good example of English bitter.

2.9
Mishnok (419) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
From 500ml bottle. Little aroma, nutty brown colour with little to no head. Nutty, subtle malts, earthy taste. Light bitters coming through. Weak body. Nothing bad, but just not that remarkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
MrTipple (6592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Grain and intense cereal malts, dust, straw. Hazy, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Bitters continue and intensify, grain and cereal malts, some floral and grassy hops. OK Bitter, nothing too spectacular though. Pint at The famous Royal Navy Volunteer, Bristol.

2.8
ozzatoadisback (216) - ITALY - MAR 30, 2016
Light brown/dark red, small and weak head that recedes quickly. Aroma is fruity (cherry?), slightly nutty, maybe with a hint of earthiness. Taste is mostly sweet with toffee and some fruitiness. A hint of tea-like bitterness in the finish and in the aftertaste. Light to medium body, very light carbonation; smooth and easy, a bit too thin. The overall feeling is good as the beer is very smooth and drinkable; still, not much is going on

3.3
dutchbeerpages (2439) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2015
Enjoyable, though it does not improve over time, making the bottle a little too big.

4.1
Ozmag (1) - Cammeray, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2015 does not count
I really enjoyed this beer it is a very slow to pour beer that must not be served too cold


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