overall
39
42
style
Brewed by Wadworth
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Devizes, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Occasional. Launched at 4.5%, then became a 4.7% special at JDW Spring festival 2010, then became an occasional beer at 4.4%.
Hops: Fuggles, Goldings, Styrian Goldings
A teak-coloured, rich, malty beer with candied-orange-peel flavours and a long, bitter, hop finish.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (8535) - Assentoft, - FEB 3, 2013
Dark amber coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Nice hoppy aroma. Typically UK-hops. Flavor starts moderate sweet and finish moderate bitter. Creamy, dry texture.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerNinjaUK (413) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2016
Pint at local. Pours coppery with cream coloured head. Aroma roasted nuts and toast. Fairly bog standard English bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (5145) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Cask (4.5%), hand-pulled, Bon Accord, sour, toffee, malty aroma, amber brown, bubbly cream head, no lacing, malty with a somewhat unpleasant apple hit, creamy, malty aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (1558) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2015
[email protected] de Lion, Bath. Pours amber with a white head. Aroma and taste is malts, hops, caramel, some fruits. Oily texture. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yiannnos (1254) - , CYPRUS - AUG 14, 2015
Cask. Dark amber colour. Malty caramel aroma. Rather bland taste, malty, a bit boring.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arek (1042) - Zielona Gra & Wrocław, POLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Cask 1/2 pint, Goat and Tricycle, Bournemouth, England, UK. Bursztynowe piwo z cienką pianą. W smaku kremowe oraz łagodne z subtelną, bardzo przyjemną goryczką na finiszu.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (1414) - FNQ, Australia, - OCT 22, 2014
Gravity pour cask. Translucent dark amber colour with small off white head. Nose has caramel, oranges and floral hops. Taste is moderately sweet malts with a moderate floral hop bitterness. Medium bodied with a low carbonation and oily texture. A decent ESB.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1605) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
cask on tap at the Talbot Stow on the Wold. Dark amber with a nice creamy head a bit more malt and hops. A step above the average bitter

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (6242) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2013
caramel, toast, amber, hazy, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation,light bitter, long finish,

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (4455) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2012
Dark amber and faintly hazy, malty nose with orange juice notes, malty body with fruity wood notes and a slight yeastiness.


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