Brewed by Grainstore (Davises Brewing Co)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Oakham, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A full strength mahogany coloured beer, which has a moreishness typical of a beer possessing the fine balance of pronounced hop bitterness & aroma against a natural malty sweetness, creating a deceivingly drinkable beer.

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fonefan (51095) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2008
Cask (handpump) @ Great British Beer Festival, GBBF 2008, Earls Court, London, England SW5.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, rubber - gummy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. (080808)

yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2012
From tap. Pours roasted malty and smooth bitter. Roasted and csramelish into the finish. Dry, herbal and spiced. Smoothand dark malty, bitter and roasted malty, dry and bitter finish.

Ungstrup (38413) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms at GBBF 2004] A brown beer with no head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel, while the flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt and diacethyl.

joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2012
Bottle at Ølfestival 2012. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and bread with notes of dried fruits. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of bread. Sweet finish.

anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2005
Cask @ Bishop’s Arms, Malmö. Brown colour with small white head. Fruity aroma and hints of caramel. Malty flavour with hints of caramel. Smooth and some bitterness in the aftertaste.

oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2008
[email protected] Amber colour, small white head. Aroma is wood, fruits and more wood. Flavour is wood, leather, fruity hops. Aftertaste is kind of leather meeting caramel.

Travlr (26091) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle from the source. Clear golden amber big white head. Aroma of burnt caramel. Taste is lightly toasted caramel.

cgarvieuk (25987) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2008 Cask at standing order beer festival ... rich hop resins ... juicy hop ... but not a hop im a fan of ... with a bitter linger and pleasent syrupyness. Nice but not quite workinbg for me.

omhper (25742) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2012
Bottled at 137:ans, Södertälje. Cloudy amber, small head. Fruity nose with dusty;, spicy hops. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Grainy malt, ripe fruits and long resiny bitter. OK bottle conditioned strong bitter.

madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
2nd August 2008. Clear amber beer. Slightly creamy malt start quickly overwhelmed by bitter hop which linger on the back of the tongue. Too bitter to enjoy, nothing else from the hops but bitterness!

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