RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
This classic style bitter is full and creamy on the tongue with no 'bite' as the name might suggest. Golden in color and mild in character, it's a 'session' beer that satisfies. Served hand pumped from the beer engine.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pilgrimoutlaw (888) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2013
On handpump at brew pub. Pours dark gold with soapy off-white head. Cinnamon, earth, caramel, tea. Light sweetness. Creamy, watery body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeneugs (6105) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 14, 2016
On tap at Victory in Downingtown. It pours a light orange color with no head. The aroma is lightly floral and herbal. A little pale and caramel malt. The flavor is very watery and herbal. Weak bitterness. Not really exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Msdrbeat (573) - East Lansing, USA - JUL 25, 2016
On tap at Victory Brewing. Okay. A bit warm too. Low carbonation. An average ESB in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
voyageurmike (326) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Dark golden, not much head. Faint grain aroma and full bodied. Mild malt sweetness with the bitter at the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (1381) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Could imagine drinking this 100s of years ago in England. Great sweat malt flavor. Perfect on cask.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttutony (856) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Medium hazy brown with no head. Tried on cask at Fatheads in Pgh. Not much on the aroma. Flavors of nutty malt and a slight earthiness. Easy drinking. Good example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5727) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Local 44, Philadelphia: Pours amber with a white head. On cask by the way. Aroma is light caramel and dirt. Taste is a little sweet. Taste is pretty light. Body is a tad watery. Slight bitter finish with a sort of earthy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Draft. Cloudy Amber color thin head on cask. Very mild and light. Okay for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dlovell2 (1934) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Served hand pulled at the brew pub in Downingtown, PA. Cloudy golden color with white head. Light malt aroma. Flavor was a bready malt with a mineral chewiness and a earthy floral hop finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2302) - - JUN 19, 2014
Transfer from BA review from 6-13-12- Served on cask in a pint glass Appearance Served a lighter amber/yellow color with a one finger white head. The head faded fast giving only the lightest amount of lacing. Smell The smell is heaviest of a biscuit aroma. Mixed with this is caramel and some grassy and herbal aromas. Taste The taste starts out with a nice malty base with hints of caramel within. Toward the middle of the taste the smooth bready base remains, but the caramel fades a bit. While the sweet fades a somewhat yeasty and more herbal flavor take over the vacant position. Theses flavor carry the taste to a crisp end with a light hoppy flavor melding in. Mouthfeel While only at 3.9 % abv this beer is exceptionally creamy. It may be a part of the hand pull nature which leads to a lower level of carbonation, but the body is thick and very nice for the style of beer. Overall One wonderful session beer. It has good malty flavors mixed with some sweet and hop favors mixed within. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kchampagne (170) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Had this one on a nitrogen tap at Engine 15. This is a great representation of the style. Its very smooth with a light carbonation. Taste is nutty and minerally (if thats even a word). This is a great session beer.

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