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


on tap

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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Pasteurised bottle.
St. Austell’s most sought after ale is available as a 500ml bottled beer. It’s perfectly balanced flavour retains much of the cask versions unique hoppy palate and citrusy nose. An ale to savour and a real Cornish ambassador. Rapidly becoming “the” Cornish Premium Ale, this great beer can now be enjoyed outside of the county of Cornwall. Many supermarkets take Tribute, enabling those who enjoy drinking at home to enjoy the true taste of Cornwall.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aphelion1979 (172) - West Sussex, - MAR 23, 2012
pours amber with frothy white head. aroma is fruity and flowery. taste is sweet, biscuity, with good bitterness. like the cask version, its a little thin, but I preferred this bottle. pretty good.

ale_lover (15) - - JAN 11, 2018
Golden color, quickly disappearing small white head. Light Body. Taste is classic, quite sweet very well balanced with bitter hops. Just nice.

p0urmeac0ld0ne (413) - Merthyr Tydfil, WALES - DEC 8, 2017
UPDATED: DEC 8, 2017 Thinner and less malty bottled variety. The cask thickness really lends itself to this beer. In a bottle, it is not so good. Review from memory.

Sven1973 (594) - GERMANY - NOV 12, 2017
Dose in der BA Lounge in Heathrow. Bernstein, klar, wenig Schaum. Aroma: Fruchtig, Apfel, etwas Pflaume, Südfrüchte. Geschmack: moderat Bitter, Melone, fuchtig.

rumore (880) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 9, 2017
33cl can on a BA flight. Pours very criso classic gold with quickly fading white foam. Aroma is a weird combination of malty and burnt caramel/candy. Body is average with moderate carbonation. Taste is fairly sweet and artificial, with some initial bitterness. Finish is slightly longer than average, with sweetness.

Davros IX (581) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2017
Bottle at a family weekend. A classic English pale ale with light biscuity malt and plenty of bittering hops. There was lots of flavour in a nice low abv that was perfect as a pre-Sunday lunch pint of beer before the roast chicken and cotes du rhone.

Piw (1292) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2017
330ml Dose. Dunkelgolden, leicht opalisierend mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Fruchtige Manadarinennoten. Feinherb. Sueffig.

LittleShit (9) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2017 does not count
Tesco- Bottle 500ml. 24/10/17 Not much to say on this one. Pours golden and clear. Aggressive carbonation to begin with, settling to high-medium. Two, and then one finger white head. Toasted malts...heavy malt aroma, caramel, touch of lemon, perhaps tangerine. Overall, very drinkable, very traditional, but not much desire to drink more. Exceptionally average.

Beerwithwings (298) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2017 bottle at home bought from local supermarket. ha vent had this for awhile now so wanted to give it a go. I guess I've been spoilt this is just isn't very hoppy or great to drink.

paigntonpete (2) - Paignton, Devon, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2017 does not count
My Perfect summer ale. Strong enough flavour to withstand being chilled. Flavour lasts right to the last drop, very moreish ale from a quality brewery.

Bijl (882) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2017
Goudgeel/licht koper, witte schuimkraag, helder en redelijk wat koolzuur. Aroma: Moutig/granig, iets Citrus, heel licht karamel en licht spicy hops. Smaak: Een zoetje in begin met wat fruitigheid, wat moutig en lichtere graan, redelijk spicy en iets bite van citroenschil en een prima bitter op het einde maar niet veel hop smaak. Medium body, makkelijk drinkbaar, voldoende koolzuur en een vrij bitter droge afdronk.

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