Brewed by J.W. Lees
Style: Bitter
Middleton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Cask: Seasonal - November and December.
Originally "Plum Pudding", "Christmas" had been added by 2014.
A harmony of Styrian Goldings hops, combined with the flavour of ripe fruit, delivers a delicious taste of candied plum; and a blend of pale ale and crystal malt gives it an intense auburn colour.

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rebelred (15) - cork, IRELAND - DEC 23, 2016
Cask Wetherspoons Cork , nice solid bitter with nice spice not overpowering. Easy Drining would buy again.

s_hartshorne (2791) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2016
Cask Leeds train station spoons. Amber decent head. Plum malty aroma taste same some spice good hoppy bitter finish. Nice pint 1st one after a day of cocktails in Leeds!!! 🙈 Garrold

minutemat (5809) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Cask @ Montgomery’s Tower, Shrewsbury. Pours clear amber, thin off-white head. Aroma is plummy, spicy. Taste has a plummy sweetness, some spice. It is christmassy, but nearing the end of the barrel unfortunately.

undercurrent25 (2172) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2016
Pours an amber colour. Taste is of plum and some warming brandy. A very decent Xmas beer

Don2711 (484) - - DEC 9, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2016 Aroma fruity. Spice and plum tasting. Amber colour. Good strength with nutty hints. Lasting bite on the palate. All in all a good seasonal drink.

amhart88 (134) - Manchester, Lancashire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2015
Sweet aroma - ripe stone fruits. The plum flavour is quite pronounced but well balanced with other characteristics of autumnal/winter ale. A nuttiness and a lingering bitter finish.

Stuu666 (14205) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2015
Cask at the Standing Order. Pours copper amber, nose is fruity, plum, floral, taste is similar.

mighty_meadow (308) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Cask in the auld brig in Irvine. Lots if lovely fruits and a mouthful of spice. Slightly bitter finish works well. Best festive beer so far.

RichTheVillan (8042) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Cask at JDW Square Peg; light clear copper pour with a thin white head, stewed plum aroma, taste has fruits, quite sweet, some toffee.

kermis (14273) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2014
Cask at The Moon in the Square, Bournemouth. Pours clear brown with a tan head. Aroma of Christmas pudding, plum and toffee. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

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