Brewed by Salopian
Style: Bitter
Hadnall, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.
Colour: Copper
Hops used: Cascade, Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin, Saaz
Style: Darwin’s Origin is an eclectic mix of hops from across the world but this blend produces a beer that offers something to everyone. Crisp, tart, fruity and refreshing but also with a juicy malt background.
History: The brainchild of Debbie here at the brewery, Darwin’s Origin is the most recent addition to the Salopian core range in both cask and bottle. It was brewed to celebrate Shrewsbury’s most famous son Charles Darwin. Like most additions to the permanent range of beers, Darwin’s started off as a monthly special and the reaction of our customers and staff saw it replacing Abbey Gates.

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Werckmeister (3180) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 21, 2016
0,5l from bottle at a party (about two weeks ago). BB 09/2017. Amber clear color, rather big off white head. smells lightly citric, light exotic fruits, bit grassy. decent smell. light Body, light carbonation, soft carbonation. tastes grassy, tobacco, light berry notes. finishes light to medium bitter with grassy and berry notes. rather average but drinkable.

CraftBeerNick (2550) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle at home, 14th December 16. Pours light copper. Aroma is light cararmel, hops. Taste is full, light hops, slight bitter, some caramel, floral. Very tasty modern refined bitter.

Vladivostok (485) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2016
Cask. Liked this. Mid-amber with plenty of citrus in the profile but a good malty backbone prevents it from dominating and becoming too astringent. Very more-ish and sessionable.

kwik-lime (1926) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2016
Cask at the Prince of Wales in Farnborough beer festival. Great citrus aroma, nice balance of caramel malt and some dry hop with good citrus in the taste. Good bitter.

GlasgowTAD (1778) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Keg at Inn Deep. Pours deep orange with a minute head which lingers. Aroma is weak grassy. Taste is citrus sweet, grassy bitter, muted caramel.

Beerhunter111 (20468) - P´Castle, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
Gbbf. Fast klare orange goldene Farbe. Geruch zitronig hopfig, citrus. Geschmack zitronig hopfig, trocken leicht harzig, gut!

rob19a (349) - - JUL 23, 2016
Cask ale taste. Only 4.3%. Citrus taste. Long aftertaste. Not bad. Lovely Amber colour ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

ndburns (190) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2016
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours a clear brown-amber with a minimal off-white head. Aromas of floral and grassy hops, malt and summer fruit. Taste is similar, sweet and fruity up front, with dry floral hoppy notes, only a touch of bitterness, despite the hop flavours.

redders1974 (1463) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2016
Wow great bitter great aroma and mix of hops almost like a session ipa in character tasty stuff indeed

jjsint (3093) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2016
Pint at the Alma, Cambridge. Light golden brown, almost but not quite clear. Gentle but pronounced floral aroma with some nectarine. Sweet taste with a hoppy balancing bitter edge. Peach and apricot flavours in the aftertaste. Thin body. But thus is unbelievably good for the ABV.

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