overall
60
88
style
Brewed by Grain
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Harleston, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Has also been available in bottle.
Previously 4.5%.

A rich red premium bitter that beautifully balances roasted malts with sherbert grapefruit hoppiness.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (18008) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2017
Cask @ Spread Eagle, Ipswich. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, flowers, malt and hops. Nice fruity finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (11962) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2017
Cask @ Spread Eagle, Ipswich. Pours amber with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, little wood, citrusly hops, grapefruit. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, malt, wood, grass, citrus. Thin to medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. 150217

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19699) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2017
Cask @ Spread Eagle, Ipswich. Clear brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finisv. 150217

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (2541) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Cask at the Spread Eagle, Ipswich. Pours amber brown with a small white head. Light fruity/floral aroma, caramel notes. Medium sweetness, light bitterness. Light/medium body, sticky texture, Finish is fairly sweet, dry and nutty. Better than the best bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (18226) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2016
Cask hand pull at The Plough Norwich. Clear russet colour lasting beige head. Malty beer. Some red fruit. Not great condition. Very malty. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (14335) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
Cask conditioned at The Barley Mow, Bristol. Red Amber with white head. There is a fuller maltiness to this, rich with berry notes, tropical fruits and lychee hints then a citrus note. Decent beer throughout.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (12725) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2016
Cask at praf 2016. Pours clear amber, nose is burnt toffee, musty, taste is similar.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mr_h (5389) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 26, 2015
Cask, hand-pulled, State Bar, Glasgow, grassy, toffee, resin aroma, amber, thin off-white head, intermittent lacing, caramel, pine, floral, oily, sweet, well balanced, good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (15802) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 21, 2015
Cask (Murderers, Norwich) (6+:4:6+:4:13=3.3++)
Darkish orange, small loose head. Has a nice orangey aroma to match its colour, a bit marmaladey with the sweetness of the caramel from the malts. Soft palate, carbonation low. Malty, gently fruity taste. Pleasant finish with gentle bitterness. Quite a nice bitter, and slips down easily.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3645) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Cask in the Stanford Arms, Lowestoft. amber with an off white head. Light citrus aroma. Plenty of flavour to this. Sweet with a little pineapple and lychee. caramel backs it up. Light easy drinking. Good.


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