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

bottled
available

on tap
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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
Suffolk-grown First Gold hops provide the inspiration for this premium beer which is brewed with Suffolk malt to produce a full bodied bitter ale with a lasting hop aroma.

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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (13256) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Golden with a small white head. Fruity and hoppy aroma, some citrus. Dry and hoppy flavour with a good bitterness

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (9612) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2009
(bottle) Hazy, deep golden to light-amber colour with a mid-sized, slightly off-white foamy head. Light-sweet cara-malty aroma with lime and woody hops. Bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a smooth carbonation. Fairly good hops accented taste on a solid malty base, dry, fruity and hop bitter finish. Another decent St. Peters brew (06.VII.09).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5188) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2009
Cask at at The Jerusalem Tavern. Copper colour, small head. good citrus hoppiness, fruity bitterness. Solid craftmanship.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (6287) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2008
[500cl bottle from Waitrose.] Amber with a thin ring of white head - grassy aroma - tart fruit flavours with some caramel and a sharp bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - NOV 3, 2008
Bottiglia da 50cl degustata sabato sera; discreta ale inglese, aroma un po’ saponoso, corpo leggero, sapore dominato dal floreale dei luppoli. Per essere un esempio rinforzato manca decisamente di carattere; tuttavia rimane una buona birra.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2008
Cask at the Jerusalem Tavern. Attractive bright amber colour. Slightly grassy aroma. Clean but ultimately a little dull.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KimJohansen (10451) - Frederiksberg C, Dnemark, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
Clear golden with medium off white head. Fruity aroma with mild hoppy notes. Fruity flavor with hints of hops and caramel. Ends bitter.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
wheresthepath (2230) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2008
I desperately want to like this brewerys beers. The staff at the brewery are very friendly, I love the set up and location at an old abbey, and above all I love the bottles and branding. Unfortunately the beers I have tried so far have not lived up to my hopes. This one is fizzy, and looks like lager. It pours golden with a moderate but lasting head. The initial taste is very reminiscent of their Golden Ale, but develops a much more pronounced hoppy/ floral flavour, with a deep and lasting bitterness. I can see that some would like this, but the bitterness was a bit strong for me. I will keep trying to find a St Peters beer I like though!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (42183) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2008
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with an off-white head. Light fruity hops aroma. Flavour is smooth fruity hops with a mild caramel malt base. Nice bitterness lurking through.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2008
Thin head on orange pour,good carbonation,aroma buttery,crip and nutty,very aromatic hops.Flavour citrus,oily,nutty,and buttery,has a sharpness and grittyness,a drink to sit back and enjoy.Some butter and nut tasting beers are bland and boring,this is lovely.Finish full flavour,bitter dry.


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