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Brewed by Hook Norton
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Hook Norton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Seasonal - Autumn. Included in 2011 JDW Autumn Beer Festival. Bottle: Unfiltered.
India Pale Ale. Handcrafted in the Cotswold Hills since 1849
Originally brewed in 2005 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, Flagship is an India Pale Ale style of beer strong in alcohol, and very hoppy. Admiral hops contribute to a full fruity mouth feel, and a sweet fruity aroma.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
canddw (100) - - JUN 18, 2015
Amber cloudy pint with full frothy head and soft carbonation. Light, savoury, berry, soapy nose. Savoury, Smokey, caramel, grass, earthy taste. light bitter grassy finish. Smooth, oily palate. Nice IPA.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (2081) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Ambar anaranjada con dos dedos de espuma. Agradable aroma frutal, floral, naranja. En boca francamente sabrosa, muy equilibrada. Amargor s, pero contenido, poco para lo habitual del estilo. Predominante en todo caso, y muy agradable prolongando el aroma, pero a la vez balanceando con dulce malta. Cremosa y suave en el paladar. Me gusta.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vladivostok (472) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
Dark golden in colour with that distinct IPA aroma. Quite an oily palate and a distinct bite of alcohol. Finish is typically long and bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (3593) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose, Whitney. Pours hazy amber with a thin off white head. The taste is spicy with lots of caramel and a little pear drop. A pretty decent traditional IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
goozen (3942) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015
Bottle 0,5ltr: Slightly hazy golden colored brew with an nicely sweet bitter taste, hints of caramel, sweet fruits and little bit of citrus.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vighals (3641) - Srumsand, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2015
Orangebrun klar med fingerhyt hvitt skum. Stlig brent karamell. bitterst i smak. Medium kullsyre. Lillestrm lfestival - Klimt

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (2789) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark orange colour with a fluffy white head, malty aroma with plenty of fruit, taste is light with some bitterness with a dry bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3243) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2015
0,5 l bottle from Biervana cereal, citrus, herbs, amber, clear, frothy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12226) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Cask at the standing order. Pours golden yellow amber, taste is bitter, light fruit, sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (7459) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 26, 2014
Hazy golden color with a fine white head. Flowery and malty aroma. Ok body and an ok balance. Caramel, malty, fruity and mild hoppy flavor. Nice and easy drinkable ale.
[Bottle from a trade with Sigmund]
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