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style
Brewed by Tom Wood’s
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Barnetby, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular
A deep red premium bitter with earthy hops and fruity malt notes. Some citrus notes emerge in the mouth, with a teasing roasted bitterness playing on the tongue.

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3.3
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
On cask at the palladium, Llandudno. Pours red brown, malty, dark fruits and a very chuggable ale. Enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
mr_h (5752) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 14, 2012
Cask by handpump at Last Post, Paisley (12 May 12) - cloudy brown ale, thin white head, roasted malt aroma, bit chocolatey.

2.9
cgarvieuk (25391) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 11, 2012
cask at standing order ...deep copper brown ... creamy tan head ... soft sweet roast malts ... long woody bitter front ... some hop ... very bitter linger ... hardwork

3.3
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2010
Cask handpump at The Old Spring, Cambridge. Dark brown with a short head, slow to clear. Toffee and some biscuit malts in the scent. Some carbonation. Starts sweet then quite bitter. Dry. Smoked nuts in the mouth.

3.2
Gary (2035) - West London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2010
CASK . An old man beer ,tepid, with cobwebs and a stale vibe, despite it being alive cause its cask condtioned. The type of ale Captain Mainwaring from ’Dad’s Army’ would drink. the maltiness feels roasted...with either caramel or toffee and a treacly , rich profile.burnt notes ,with chewey chocolate . . A beer for grandpha .

3
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2009
Cask in the new wheatsheaf. Alround rating: Toffee and slightly roast malts, theres some grassy hay hop, but im struggling to find much as its soo bloody cold.

3.3
bhensonb (15505) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Noted this as Bomber Country. Cask at the Hopbine in Cambridge. Dark reddish brown color with a decent head. Sort of a cross between a brown and an ESB. Very flavorful. Very good. I can still recall holding the glass. Note from 10/14/2004.

3.7
evilsoc (191) - WALES - SEP 8, 2008
Cask at the Steam Railway, Swindon. Amber red. Sour malts, chocolate with woody puckering bitterness. Good balance! Not short on flavour in my opinion.

3.8
berkshirejohn (6588) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2008
Cask at the Back of Beyond (JDW), Reading. A rather good bitter. Copper with a reddish tint, and a dense cream head; powerful aroma of roasted malts, slightly smoky; deppely bitter flavour with thick treacly malts; and a dry and bitter finish. Everything an ESB should be.

3.6
FatPhil (16689) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 14, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2008 Cask (Clarendon Arms, Cambridge) Reddish, thin head. Sweet malty aroma, hints of dark berries. Loads of malt in the taste, thick and rich - and with enough nuttiness to keep the taste buds firing. Great ESB.


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