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style
Brewed by White Park
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Cranfield, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Status uncertain. Also available bottle conditioned.
Strong pale ale, fresh in taste, slightly peppery, continental style. Made with malted barley and full cone hops.

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3.3
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2017
5th November 2016
High Wycombe Walkabout. Falcon Spoons. Cask. Clear gold beer, good pale cream colour head. Palate is light, smooth and semi dry. Reasonable carbonation. Clean and smooth pale malts. Floralness. Light dry pithy citrus. Smooth semi dry finish. Standard stuff in good nick.

2.9
Theydon_Bois (20621) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Cask at the Falcon, HW, 05/11/16. Clear golden with a well appointed off white head. Nose is bread dough, light citric peel, straw, grains. Taste comprises pale malts, biscuit, toasted grains, lemon rind, trace of bread, light spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Average stuff.

3.2
mR_fr0g (13500) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Keg at the red Squirrel shop high Wycombe. A mid golden coloured pour with a lasting white head aroma is semi sweet, nutty malts, . Flavour is raw grains, straws, damp hay, nutty twiggy malts,. Palate is semi sweet, ok cask condition. Ok.

2.7
RichTheVillan (8248) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2015
Cask at the Wellington; clear straw yellow pour with a thin white head, aroma has pale malts, sweet caramel and light citrus, taste has washed out malts, some lemon and biscuit.

3.2
jjsint (3492) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at the Bedford Arms, Bedford. Copper/amber, slightly hazy with a bit of natural head. Aroma of caramel, crystal malt, raisins. A sweet fruit/malt taste is met with an astringent bitter. The bitter seems to win. Nice but the balance is a bit off. Palette is quite thin for an ESB. Aftertaste is bitter bordering on acrid. I like this beer one minute, and dislike it the next. While I must applaud its tenacity, it’s unbalanced and unsure of itself. A good enough drink but one is enough.

2.8
SarkyNorthener (4847) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2013
[email protected], wolverhampton. Golden ale, large head with good lacing. Slight hop aroma. Taste is mild hops and a little sweet. Uninspiring stuff.

2.8
imdownthepub (15330) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Cask conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Gold with slight head. There was a heavy caramel sweetness from the start with this, heavyish and just a little overwhelming. The hops never really came through.

3.2
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Red Well Wellingborough 08/01/13. A golden beer with a whitish head and lace. A sweet golden with some sickly notes. A bit of pineapple. Quite pronounced flavours which don’t totally gel but it’s nice enough.

2.6
fonefan (51072) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2011

Bottle 500ml. @ chriso s Pre-GBBF Shindig 2011.

Unclear medium matt orange yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is light to moderate moderate malty, moderate yeasty, horse blanket, cheese, sour feet. Flavour is moderate sweet, light acidic and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110730]

3
KyotoLefty (10688) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2011
Bottle at Chriso’s. Fruity, wild aroma, funk. This is off. Sour, dry, yeasty, it almost works and becomes Orval, but not quite. 


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