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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
"This succulent premium ale has a wonderful blend of hops that give spicy and citrus fruit flavours leading into a dried fruit and biscuit malt finish. Twice a gold medal winner at the British Bottlers Institute Awards. Rich and malty as well as fruity and spicy. Nutty amber malt and biscuit pale malt together with crystal malt giving toffee/caramel notes. Fuggles and Styrian hops brings masses of tropical fruit and fragrant spiciness. Robust bitterness is balanced with the full body and mouth feel provided by the malt and the satisfyingly complex hoppiness."
A Ridleys beer, brewed at Greene King since late 2005.

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle at home. Poured a lightly hazy dark brown with a thin almost white head. Aroma is fruity hops, some pine, low to medium malts. Flavour is similar, finish is medium bitter. Not bad but nowt to get excited about.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2014
Appearance: Clear ruby with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Raisins, caramel/toffee, bready malts, subtle liquorice and a hint of light treacle. Taste: Medium bitter and sweetness with low/medium sourness. Palate: Thick fairly smooth texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, lingering dry bitter, sweet, dried fruit, malty, toffee finish. It reminds me a little of treacle tart. Comments: Very tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen1 (5077) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 16, 2014
Flaske hos Steven: kveldens siste, og en fin avrunding. Vi synes denne er smaksrik og mykt avrundet, men den har desverre noe litt metallaktig i den lange ettersmaken.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4037) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Amber colored beer with tan head. Aroma malts spicy caramel and fruits. Flavoru is malts citrus fruits spicy and some bitter hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ManVsBeer (8810) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Deep amber-red, no head. Medium sweetness in aroma and taste and feels fairly smooth in the palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (17603) - PCastle, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, Karamell, Citrus. Geschmack malzig bitter, Karamell, leicht schokoladig.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
reubenS (2) - - JAN 18, 2014 does not count
Very light malty nose, and a beautiful bronze colour. Taste is smooth and quaffable slightly charcoaly. Recommend as a beer on its own or with food without to strong a taste, chicken and mushroom casserole or its like.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (15767) - DENMARK - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle, 5.1%. Clear dark amber/brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, caramel, bread and a little toasted. Flavour is malt, caramel, toasted, medium sweet, hop, little bread and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5664) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2013
Quite a fruity, malty aroma. Flavour is similarly malty with a general fruity taste and a balanced bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gueuze (834) - - OCT 1, 2013
Ist das ein Stopfaroma? Schnes Zitrusnoten, vom Geruch bis zum Nachtrunk. Dabei nicht allzu bitter. Genial!


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