RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Brewed with only East Kent Goldings hops, contributing a mellow bitterness and earthy, floral and apricot notes

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yespr (48954) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a huge tan head. Aroma is fruity and slight citrusy. Slight citrusy and herbal to grassy. Bitter and dry. Slight citrusy finish.

madmitch76 (26448) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 8, 2013
15th June 2011
Clear amber beer, tidy white head. Light palate, crispy and fairly dry. Minerally and fresh. Well balanced. A little toffee in the malt. The hops, not surprisingly, are more bitter than fruity. Finishes crisp with a carbonated sting and a touch of bitter marmalade. All very English. An English bitter with the volume turned up!

Leighton (22820) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle at home in CT. Pours clear copper-gold with a big, frothy white head. The nose holds notes of melon, strawberry, mango, bubblegum and citrus. Medium sweet flavor with pale bread sugars, faint dough, gummy berries, tangerine, further melon. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with slight leafy bitterness, some minerals, more melon and berries, biscuity pale malts, tangerine. Not bad.

jtclockwork (17654) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2011
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours clear amber. White head. Nose/taste of grassy hops and caramel malt. Lightish body. Plain.

brokensail (16689) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 11, 2011
A: The beer pours a dark amber color, almost copper with a finger of slightly off-white head. S: Smells like puke. Just bad. Cheesy and stale hops with a mild citrus note and some floral notes. Sweet bread and caramel with a slight brown sugar note. T: Floral and grassy hop notes with a little bit of bitterness. The sweetness is definitely there. Sugary and a bit of toffee and caramel. At least it doesn’t taste like puke. M: Medium in body with a moderate carbonation. O: Maybe the worst of the series. Just awful.

bhensonb (15975) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 10, 2011
Bottle from the Arden BevMo in Sacramento, CA. Pours copper with a creamy off-white head. Aromas of floral and fruit over a slightly roasted caramel. Med body. Flavor is indeed apricot with a little earthiness. Floral disappeared. Finishes quite dry and bitter. CA today - UK tomorrow. More EKG fer sure. Oh, and this is a really nice beer.

Ratman197 (15632) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Bottle poured a clear orange amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, earthiness, spice and light fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a lightly dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, spice and a hint of fruittiness with a smooth lightly bitter finish.

DSG (15432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 10, 2011
Bottle sample at a Deconstructed tasting at Porter & Sons. Clear amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma of some earthy hops, caramel and malt. Flavor has some slightly grainy caramelly malt, a bit of biscuits and honey and earth and earthy and slightly citric hoppy bitterness. Medium-bodied.

Tmoney99 (15133) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear copper color with a medium to large frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate earthy floral hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate smooth bitter flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. This a good brew.

Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 7, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market, Georgetown, DC. Pours a clear copper color with a large off white creamy head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of earthy, floral and minty hops with a bit of a tea-like note and some toasted malts. The taste is earthy and floral hops with a toasted malt finish. Medium bodied. Quite nice.

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