overall
64
98
style
Brewed by Mordue
Style: Bitter
North Shields, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
A tasty, complex beer with malt and hops throughout and a long, satisfying bitter finish. Well worthy of the title ’Champion Beer of Britain’ award 1997.

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2.8
dynamiteninja (1872) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2011
Cask. The Last Plantagenet (JDW), Leicester. Medium off-white head. Copper body. Caramel, toffee, grass, malt, biscuit, wet wheat bread, tomato ketchup. Bittersweet. Dry finish.

3.2
sm89walt (2073) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 15, 2011
Cask - The Bell Hotel (JDW), Norwich. Poured with a small though lasting creamy white head leaving a solid lace atop a clear amber body. Caramel, some biscuit, honey and a light & dry English hop aroma. Malt-forward on the tongue - biscuity and toasty with a slightly herbal hop in there too. Light to medium body, quite soft on the palate with a relatively lingery dryish end. Not a bad ESB.

3.3
evergreen0199 (3441) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2011
Cask at Wetherspoons Rickmansworth, Herts. Dark amber coloured pour with a medium white head. Fruity, malty aroma. Tastes malty, fruity, caramel, slight sweetness. Easy drinking session beer from Mordue.

3.4
FatPhil (16635) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 5, 2011
Cask (Windmill, Wetherspoons, Stansted Airport)
6 Simple sweet malty aroma, alas sparkled.
4- Rich orange, sparkler head.
7+ Fruity malty retronasals, some coconut. Taste rich and malt, some treacle, very malty.
4 Very soft palate, carbonation pleasant. Finish sweet and malty.
13+ Solid bitter. A little more dull than a classic we had a few years ago, but still never a bad choice.

3.2
JohnRMurdoch (4982) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 3, 2011
Cask @ The Windmill, JDW, Stansted Airport. Mild malty aroma. Medium brown colour with a good long lasting foamy head. Balanced malt & hop flavour. Reasonably smooth. An average premium bitter.

3.4
Bullit (4642) - Burgos, SPAIN - JAN 18, 2011
Cask @ Henglers Circus, JDW. Amber colour, off-white head. Aroma is soft malted, some fruits. Flavour is malty, a slight roastiness, bit fruity. Medium bodied. Good drinkable and well kept.

3
Rune (13186) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 7, 2010
Half, cask at Stockbridge Tap. Crystal clear, dark amber body. Thin ring around the rim of the glass leaving fragile lacing behind. Smell of plain sweet malts. Toffee malts in flavour followed by a decent, dry bitter ending. Medium bodied (Edinburgh, 28.11.2010).

3.9
Phatman (176) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2010
On tap at The Stockbridge Tap, Edinburgh. Hoppy noise laced with sweet notes. Drop amber colour with a health head. Robust bitter flavor moving on to lingering hoppy notes with perhaps a hint of something sweet. Very drinkable.

3.3
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2010
Creamy head, clear amber. Hop, caramel with sweet malt flavour. Smooth texture. Very nice beer.

3.2
renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2010
Cask at GBBF 2010. Clear dark amber colour, big bubbled rim. Malty biscuit and nettle nose. Sturdy bitter taste with solid underbelly if malty dried fruits and cereal. Well balanced. Quaffable. Session stuff!


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