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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask.
Also sold as London Champion and London Glory.
Royal London is rich, fruity and full of flavour, combining crystal malt with Challenger and Golding hops. Greene King brewers have especially created this new cask beer called Royal London, to celebrate the country’s capital. It is available to savour in some of London’s most traditional and historic watering holes. Royal London is only available in selected Greene King pubs in London.

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2.9
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2011
A - faint citrus and caramel A - hazy mid alder with thick head T - light sour and sweet P - mid and creamy O - where’s the flavour?

2.5
prawlie (1592) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2011
Pint at the Queen’s Head in Wokingham. I’ve has this before as Royal London and didn’t think much of it then either (I’d have given it a miss if I’d known it was an alias). This is amber, with slow rising bubbles and a creamy head. Smells of hops, the aroma’s ok. Bitter, a little fruity. Just about drinkable.

3.4
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2011
Cask Conditioned Handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. An amber brown coloured beer with a white head and lots of lace. Greene King yeast throughout this. There is also some sweetness in a creamy texture. A little hoppiness too. This ain’t bad and quite flavoursome, and although safe stands out from most GK beers.

2.5
greenmanalishi (547) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2011
Floral with caramel malts. Actually OK for Greene King, but obviously nothing special. Served as London Glory (Greenwich).

2.8
HogTownHarry (6834) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2011
August 15, 2011 - cask at The Sherlock Holmes (Trafalgar Square). As London Glory. Oh boy, Greene King - yay. Decent looking clear bright amber pour with an average but quick-diminishing frothy/creamy off-white head. Overly sweet caramel malt, decent but characterless floral bitterness (6+). The taste ... sort of fails - sugary, wet paper, sort of wet straw; cheap sweet, watery caramel. Average body, decent carbonation - starts balanced enough, but leaves a somewhat harsh aftertaste- meh; a tick.

3.1
rickgordon (3878) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2011
Cask at The Cockpit, London. Pale brown colour with off-white head. Fruity, toffee nose. Medium sweet and fruity with toffee in flavour. Light bodied and low bitterness.

3.5
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 26, 2011
[email protected] Tavern, Oxford. Amber colour, small off-white fluffy head. Aroma is black currant, nutty, resiny and some wooden notes as well. Flavour is wood, caramel, nuts, some resiny and mild spicy notes.
Earlier Rating: 8/24/2010 Total Score: 2.6
[email protected] Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is fruits, wood and saltwater. Flavour is much the same, but has some quite vegetably notes to it as well. Quite grassy finish.

3.4
Ungstrup (37581) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. An amber beer with a yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, elderflowers, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, citrusy hops, and caramel. The malt seem chewy.

3.1
Fin (10541) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2011
Cask, handpump at The Highwayman, Kidlington, Oxon, whilst Morris Dancing at the pub 11.07.11 Pours brown with good clarity and an off white head. Fruity in the mouth with middling bitterness, and a fruity tang also noted. It’s ok and perfectly acceptable but not an exciting beer. A6 A4 T6 P3 Ov12 3.1

2.7
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - JUL 9, 2011
Cask. Light brown color with a small creamy white head. Aroma is quite dull and mostly malty. Taste in not different. Creamy mouthfeel, not that much carbonation.


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