overall
47
68
style
Brewed by Holdens
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Dudley, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.

A Dark amber premium beer with robust malty overtones and a bitter sweet full bodied taste. Brewed using the Finest English Maris Otter Malt and Goldings hops this big, beautiful malty monster is an industrial strength beer at its best.

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2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Grumbo (2438) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Bottle from Worldwide Alcohol, Chelmsford. Pours amber with a small bubbly off-white head. Aroma of hop, grain, light fruit and butter. Quite heavy sweetness and moderate bitterness. Medium body and sticky texture, carbonation is soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (11755) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle @ Grahams. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, grain, light toasted, hay. Flavor is sweet, malty, grainy, little sugar, hay. Medium body, lively carbonation, light sweet finish. 160217

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (17970) - Hjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Cask @ Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival. Medium head with medium duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, grain, caramel and hops.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (19361) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle from random beer store in Chelmsford. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 160217

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4601) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2016
Tried at the Great Western, Wolverhampton. Golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma is light malty and fruity, taste is sweetish with a light bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1319) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 7, 2016
Cask at the Volunteers Arms, GBBF. Pours clear golden with a thin white head. Aroma of malt and fruit. Sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
47574xeCD (1052) - Coventry, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2016
Cask at The Station Codsall. Poured clear golden with creamy white head. Aroma is malt wheat vanilla. Taste is a smooth typical Black Country bitter with a creaminess. Smooth stuff.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (23624) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Cask at the source. Clear golden yellow color. Aroma of light lemon. Taste is lightly peppery lemon.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichTheVillan (7515) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Cask at the Park Inn; clear amber pour with a creamy white head, fruit aroma, taste has a hint of lemon, sweet caramel taste along with doughy bread.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (8481) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2014
Cask-conditioned at the Bulls Head, Sedgely, 22/11/2014. Golden in colour, with a decent, white, head. Sweetish, honeyed strong bitter, with a touch of stone fruit and decent, bitter, finish. Good.


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