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Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Bitter
Bungay, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle filtered; Regular.

A rich, red ale with subtle malt undertones and a distinctive spicy hop aroma from Styrian Goldings. Brewed with skill and patience in one of Britain’s finest small breweries.

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4.9
erling1000 (782) - - MAR 17, 2017
A British, unfiltered, copper Red Ale with extremely low head and with rye and barley malt. Aroma is tar, light smoke, malt, bisquit, prune. Taste is bitter and light sweet. 50 cl bottle @ MENY, Odense SV.

4.8
Grzesiek79 (4381) - Radom, POLAND - APR 2, 2012
leaves, barnyard, floral, herbs, hay, bread, roasty, cooked vegetables, licorice, alcohol, rotten eggs, red, sparkling, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, light sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, umami, full body, creamy, sticky, soft carbonation, flat, long finish, bitter,

4.2
JesseM (1158) - Margaritaville, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2008
500mL bottle from my St Peter’s LCBO gift pack. This is shamefully mis-classified as a bitter. Hard to define, but Amber Ale would probably suit it best. This beer was nothing short of stunning. Beautiful ruby red hazy colour with a small biege head. Aroma is faint, but enticing. Chrystal and toffee malts with ample British hops. Flavour is awesome. Absolutely delicious malty core complimented by load of hoppy bite. Decently complex. Full bodied and satisfying, this has to be one of the single most under-rated beers I’ve ever had.

4.1
thewolf (12757) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2007
Bottle @ Cockney Pub, Aarhus. Pours a deep red with a small creamy lacing yellowish head. Aroma is mild, but feels like a mild barley wine in its power. There are honey, oak and toffee tones aplenty. Surprisingly full mouthfeel and equally surprisingly powerful taste. There are touches of apple amidst the oakyness and caramel. Finish is very dry and quite bitter. Probably one of the best session beers I’ve had.

4.1
davidm (2081) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
Bottle 500ml from Dan Murphy’s. Nice and malty bitter. Aromas of caramel, cola, and hints of chocolate. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness. Palate is creamy, with a medium body. Amber, with a frothy head.

4.1
sschwab (48) - London, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle at home 10.02.14. I love this stuff - so a slightly biased review. Pours dark copper red with a slightly yeasty medium head. Slightly coffee and spicey aroma mixed with maltiness. Medium to high carbonation is my only reservation about this beer - I think it’s slightly high but this may not be the case on cask. Wonderful rich and malty taste with a deeply set hop which drives into the finish. Body and palate are very well balanced, leaving a slightly nutty taste if you haven’t had another mouthful already by then.

4.1
Monkeylurv (6) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2015 does not count
Rich and smooth leaving a clean, fresh after taste. One to savor and appreciate ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
TedE (1437) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2015
500 ml bottle poured into pint glass at room temperature. Rich malt nose with a slight sour note. Deep red/ brown beer with thick creamy off-white head. No carbonation. Medium body, oily texture. Taste is surprisingly hoppy with smoky caramel malt following. The hoppy bitterness lingers for ages. Great bitter, balanced and moreish.

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harrisoni (19189) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2007
500ml bottle from the brewery. More russet than ruby, with lasting beige head. Hoppy aroma. Wow the Styrian Goldings are really pronounced. Some red berry fruit comes through on the nose. Some choc/coffee in the mouth, carbonation is slightly harsh. It settles down to a warming British beer with excellent levels of hop around it. Fresh. One of my favourite St Peters beers. Top banana. Get’s a 4/5 as I would actively seek this out.


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