Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Brewed to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of Thwaites in 1807.
Ingredients: Water, malt, English Golding and Fuggles hops with the late addition of Bramling Cross.
"This refreshing amber coloured premium ale is well balanced with a malty character."

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joergen (28772) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2009
Bottle at yespr. Clear golden coloured with a small off white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel, tea and hops. Swet and malty flavour of caramel, hops and tea. Dry hoppy finish.

KimJohansen (10510) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
Clear golden with a medium white head. Sweet malty aroma with carame notes. Flavour was sweet and malty with caramel. Finished sweet.

Ungstrup (38152) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and elderberries. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

yespr (46790) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Sweet malty and slight floral hoppy aroma. Mild floral hoppy note, light spiced hops note with a mild bitterness. Mild sweetness into the far finish.

fonefan (50004) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 16, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium amber yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, light hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090123]

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 13, 2009

Name: Double Centurary
Date: April 05, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Beerfest, Classic City
Appearance: light hazy amber, wispy off white head
Aroma: light malt aroma, touch of caramel sweetness, light floral and earthy hops
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, plenty of balancing earthy hops, light bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
Rating: 2.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 12, 2009
Bottle, pours a light copper color with a beige head. Slight sweetness and light hops. Light flavor a touch sour, some hops some bitter malts. I was actually surprised by the complexity, a nice range of flavors at first I was put off by the lemon notes but then found it to be nice and a complement to the beer.

Quack-Duck (9487) - Down South, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2009
bottle from a petrol station somewhere between Newton Poppleford and Exeter (Devonshire). Clear copper colour, mid-sized beige head. Malty-hoppy nose with a touch of citrus fruit. Full-bodied, intensive malty flavours with hints of roasetd malts and caramel. Lovely lemony hops on to, with hints of bitter orange and English orange marmalade. Delicious.

Rodders (137) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2009 (Bottle from Morrisons, Diss) Copper colour with a large fluffy head. Smells faintly of hops with a bit of malt. Taste of sharp hops mixed well with a biscuit bread malt base. A hint of orange which mixes well with the bitter after taste. Good, a fairly heavy but interesting ale, with alcohol becoming more prevalant as I drink.

mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2009
[1729-20080928] 500mL bottle. Mild toasted grains aroma with not much else. Clear, amber orange body with a quick bubbly off-white head. Green leafy hops flavour has some grains and a bit of sweaty wood. Medium body. Not bad, has lots of hops taste without the bitterness.
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