Brewed by Kingstone
Style: Bitter
Chepstow, Wales
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Cask & Bottle conditioned; Regular.
A Classic Country Bitter, brewed on the Farm, by methods employed by Brewers for centuries. Distinctively hoppy and dry, Kingstone Classic is brewed with pale and crystal malts; Northern Brewer, Cascade & Brambling hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (9759) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - APR 28, 2010
(bottle) Hazy, chestnut-brown colour without head. Moderately sweet malty and fruity, slightly floral and woody hoppy aroma. Quite bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Dry and soft malty taste with an aromatic hops character with fruity and woody, also slightly floral accents; dry and moderately bitter hoppy finish. Balanced and quaffable stuff. 28.IV.10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2010
BC from Bath Waitrose. Muddy and swirling with bits; settles down into a red-orange glow with a cream halo. Slightly agricultural aroma dappling with wet earth and cowpat until the lily, cinder toffee and juicy orange hop kicks in. Sloppy but enjoyable; layered earthy malts, toasted nuts, orange and grapefruit, chocolate liqueur, wood. Quite a skilled blending of herbal English and juicy US hops; yeasty dampness and nuts freshened up with hop zest. Building shampoo bitterness not dissipating with the swallow. Rustic and good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladnewton (1912) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2009
Cask on 25th September 2009. Brown/amber with smoth thin white head, holding up well under brisk consumption. A pleasant malt backdrop paved the way for a sharp, hoppy burst that is perfectly balanced by the malt. The hop was grassy, not citric, and cheesy notes were detected. A long, ticklingly hoppy finish on a textured mouthfeel. A very pleasant surprise and one of the best beers I had drunk in the fortnight ending 25th Sept 2009.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Light unclear medium orange amber color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, nutty, moderate to heavy hoppy, grass, orange, citrus. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and citrus - orange bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090724]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Clear pale amber with a small and rough off-white head. Fresh citrusy hops in the nose. Medium body, fruits, nuts and a little ashes. Dry and hoppy finish. 240709

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Off white dense head. Sweetness, herbs and flowers in the aroma. Flavour is sweet, flowery and herbal and has disthinct notes of pine and caramel. Medium to full bodied. Quite dry. Ends on a nice balanced bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43286) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours unclear golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity. Light fruity flavoured. Light bodied. Fruity and slight bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (14223) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2009
Bottled, 500ml, from Waitrose, Bath. Red amber with big white head. Full bodied malts initially give a good roasty flavour on the palate, this develops into nuttiness, roasted peanut perhaps, then there is a penetrating sweetish hop note, grassy and full. There is a lovely balance to this beer, very good indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alphadelic (2220) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 13, 2009
Zesty, orange hops. Nicely dry but not overly so. Very drinkable with a great puffy texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 4, 2008
Dark amber colour didn’t have a head and was cloudy in appearance. It had a perfume aroma and had some carbonation. It was thick and had a hoppy taste.

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