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Brewed by Teme Valley
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Knightwick, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. Has been available on cask @ 4.8%
A strong, dark and bitter beer. The distinctive dry finish derives from chocolate malt and Northdown hops. A long fermentation leaves little sweetness behind. A good counter balance to a sticky dessert.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarcinG (671) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2016
Butelka 500ml. Bursztynowy lekko metnawy kolor z pomaranczowym refleksem. Slomiany ziarnisty smak poparty slodowa dosc slodka baza. Piana biala- srednia. W zapachu karmel razowy chleb. Ok

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bowsyboy (1) - - APR 15, 2016 does not count
The best bottled beer Ive ever had the pleasure of drinking. Bottled but more like a pumped need vwhen in the glass. A very full dark and cloudy ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheAleMale (33) - Worcester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle from Bransford services. Quite bitter, very English as usual from Teme Valley. Surprisingly hoppy. Nice fruity nose. Overall a pleasant dark brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (5916) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 8, 2015
Bottle from Saucy Pears. Appearance - deep amber and cloudy. Nice head. Nose - orange and biscuits. It culminates in a kinda marmalade on toast. Taste - dry wholemeal bread. Then bitter orange. Palate - medium bodied with a dry crunchy texture that extends into the finish. Overall - theres aroma is lovely, the taste a bit drier and overall the palate is balanced if slightly astringent on the end. Overall a decent ESB.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
superflyguy (437) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2015
decent enough appearance and aroma. classicly English Ale. Seems to be unbalanced in that there is too much malt for the rest of the brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4225) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from saucy pears, worcester. Chestnut brown with off white head. The aroma is sweet toffee with a taste that also has bread and fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2888) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 21, 2014
Bottle from Booths, MediaCityUK [181114]
Dark amber, hazy, frothy fluffy white head, good lacing
Aroma of soft fruits, marmalade orange, soft yeast, caramel, good subtle aroma
Taste of caramel, marmalade malts, soft orange, light toffee, subtle flavour but tastes very good, nice spicy bit peppery hops, some yeast, quite a complex flavour
Palate - Soft carb. medium body, smooth, soft sweet, good mouthfeel. Finish is a bit dry, good spicy bitter tail
Overall - Very good tasting bitter, good use of English hops, no twigs. Surprised by this one.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (23354) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2014
23rd October 2014
Clear amber beer, decent pale cream colour head. Palate is light and semi dry with good fine carbonation. Light malts, mild and unsweet dark toffee turning to a smoother sweeter caramel. Floral bitter hops and dried fruits. Semi dry finish. Medium bitter linger. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (7214) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle from Simply Fresh Boldmere; clear teak pour with a thin creamy magnolia head, malt and dark fruit aroma, taste has malt, some stewed plums, some zest, raisins, burnt toffee, light bitter ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martinrumsam (564) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark reddish brown with thin off white head. Aroma is quite rich like fruit cake. Taste slightly sweet at start with hints of chocolate followed by quite intense burnt bitterness. Thin mouthfeel low carbonation.


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