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Brewed by St. Austell
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
St. Austell, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional & bottle conditioned.
Originally brewed as a special to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Nelsons victory at Trafalgar in 1805. However, production of the bottled version and, occasionally, the cask has continued.
This premium bottle-conditioned ale has been uniquely brewed using our own Cornish Gold malt. Locally grown barley is traditionally malted using a special kilning process which develops a deeper intensity of colour and flavour than ordinary barley malt. Blended with both Styrian Golding and Cascade hops, the result is a deep bronze ale with a delicious rich biscuit flavour and a wonderful spicy aroma.

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2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tayeth (626) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2016
Kastanienbraune Farbe, slicher, fruchtige Duft. Geschmack leidet recht schwach und wssrig. Noten von Kakao und Karamell und irgendwas scharfes im Hintergrund.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gueuze (924) - - JUL 5, 2016
Rtlich braun, recht klar. Geruch Fruchtkorb, leicht rstig. Geschmack verbrannt, leich Kakao. Stark karbonisiert. Leicht wssrig.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vladivostok (472) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 3, 2016
Naturally conditioned bottle. Medium-dark, malty beer. Rather a sweeter and more caramely maltiness than most of St. Austells bitter type ales which I found very pleasant. Would like to try on draught.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamVimes21 (406) - - JUL 2, 2016
Cask @ Watermill Inn bf, Leylant, Cornwall, deep bronze with white head amalty biscuit taste and a malty aftertaste nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (712) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JUL 2, 2016
500ml bottle from Tesco. Nutty brown colour with a thin white head. Sweet malty aroma, taste is biscuity, malt, spicy finish. Decent

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
melush (3572) - SPAIN - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle 50cl. @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. A: Amber. T: Malt, fruity, bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Manslow (1436) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Butelka 0,5l Kolor rubinowy, piana średnia. Aromat ziemi, karmelu i owocw suszonych. Smak trochę żywiczny, owocowy, bardzo przyjemne na podniebieniu, dobre piwo.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TychoJames (1219) - rebro, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2016
Flaska frn sebbe. Brnstensfrgad vtska. Maltig doft med lite banan, jst och pple. Ganska ltt och maltig smak. Ltt ppeltouch.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (5224) - Snderborg, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear amber with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and malt, with notes of caramel and touches of honey. Bitter, hoppy flavour with sweetish notes of fruit and malt and touches of yeast and bread. Bitter afteraste with malty and estery notes. Decent for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesie1857 (2016) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
500ml bottle from Tesco - Ruby red body, thin almost non existent head. Nose is a fruity malt, sweet caramel and an earthy hopiness there. Taste has a good malty rounded mouthful, lots of dried fruit, a little resinous on the way out. Enjoyed this one.


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