Brewed by Great Orme
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Denbighshire, Colwyn Bay, Wales
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Formerly known as Three Feathers and brewed at 5.0%.

Strength is well disguised by the perfectly balanced hop bitterness and sweet malt making it very drinkable and bursting with flavour.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
theprof (767) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2017
Cask. Pours amber with thin white top. Aroma fruity. Taste is also largely berry fruits and sweet biscuit malt. It sours on the palate with a dusty soft finish. I left it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stravale (2948) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 19, 2015
Cask @ Albion Ale House, Conwy [021215]
Golden, clear, thin white head, light lacing
Aroma of slight fruit
Taste of light sweet caramel, light fruits, soft flavour
Palate - Medium body, light sweet. Finish as main flavour.
Overall - Easy for abv. Cant say much about this as it was fairly non-deScript

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (7595) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
Cask, gravity dispense at Green Man Festival, Kings Cross. Dark reddy brown, still, clear, small bubbly off-white head. Aroma is bready, rye malts, spice, some varnish. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is resinous, spice, raisin. Not much bitterness so finishes a bit bland. Alright though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lowenbrau (3891) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 28, 2014
Cask @The Albion, Conwy, Wales. 15-08-2014.
Pours dark gold. Some must aromas, partial mash. Some alcoholic, dry, harsh mouthfeel. Quite peculiar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerViking (4515) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle, clear amber with little head and a toffeeish nose. Fruity and hoppy, with a bitter-sweet body. touches of caramel and something floral. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McWorta (1601) - LUXEMBOURG - APR 8, 2014
Copper colour with some deep orange honey reflexions. A fading dark white head. On the nose aromas of chocolate, lightly caramelised and toast malts arise. Taste is sweet with some bitter notes following. A medium yet slender body with a soft texture. The finish is showing hints of bitter chocolate and medium lasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (5035) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2014
500ml bottle from Microbar, Manchester. Alright, solid bitter ale, medium body, fairly sweet, drinkable, nice, standard.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (14563) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle. Amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, hop, caramel, oxidation. Flavour is malt, hop, caramel, oxidation, fruit. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Meilby (11227) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours clear copper/deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, toffee, nutty and oxidization. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long caramel, bitter, oxidized and dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (16819) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle. Its a clear, amber beer topped by a small, off-white head. Its quite oxidized on the nose, sherry hints, tending towards some high quality Polish mead, but without the honey. Toffee and some dried fruits too, and a faint hint of coffee. Bitter and oxidized flavor with some green pine cones, nuts and toffee. Medium to full body, quite dry. Lasting finish. I probably shouldnt award a three score for this one, but I sort of like it. Think sharing a bottle with a friend would do it though. 131116

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