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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 Ridley’s beer, brewed at Greene King since late 2005.

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StueyD (1586) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014
A reddish brown coloured beer with a thickish off white head. A light hoppy aroma to start, then a mild caramel maltiness. Medium-dry mouthfeel. A citrusy hop taste, with a hint of grassiness is followed by a biscuity malt flavour that bring forward caramel and a hint of spice. The finish is malt led with a background citrus hoppiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
MichaelAwesome (6545) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2014
Wonderful piwo shared with McTapps. This one is classy thanks to its malty and fruity aromas containing some raisins, grapes and nuts. Sweetish moments combined with a balanced mediumbitter ending make that one a highly drinkable beer. Liked it a lot.

3.5
McTapps (6976) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle bought at local Tesco in Eastbourne. Pours out in a deep dark amber-brown colour with low head and flat body. Aroma of barley, cake and butter. Taste of mild roasted barley, cake, biscuits, vanilla, mild hops and light malt. Smooth and enjoyable finish. Solid and good brew.

2.9
weaselkenievil (1609) - 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
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
Holmen1 (6484) - 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
Mr_Pink_152 (5551) - 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
ManVsBeer (10954) - 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
Beerhunter111 (22527) - P´Castle, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, getreidig, Karamell, Citrus. Geschmack malzig bitter, Karamell, leicht schokoladig.

2.3
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.


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