overall
54
95
style
Brewed by Whitstable
Style: Bitter
Maidstone, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
A continuation of the Swale East India Pale Ale, which was also known as Copper Oast. Also available bottled.

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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
swjoduk (61) - Bridgwater, Somerset, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2012
Draught at Seven Stars, Bristol, part of their Kent ale festival. Golden ale, fairly bitter with citrus flavours

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10312) - Bochum, Porř, GERMANY - JAN 6, 2012
Cask: golden to deep golden, small white head with a good lacework; herbal to peppery hoppy nose, also a bit leafy with traces of vegetables and grapefuits; dryish bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied; lingering dry grapefruity and hoppy finish. A bit thin , but all in all quite good

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25767) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2011
Cask. Deep golden colour with a small white fluffy head. Aroma is citrus fruits, some slight floral and grassy notes with also some crisp maltyness. Flavour is sweet and quite crispy malts along with some mild fruity and floral notes. Mild wooden and resiny notes as well when the beers warms up a bit.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexcandy (63) - Whitstable, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2011
On cask at The Native Oyster Company, Whitstable. Lots of citrus. someone else commented that its not unlike Jaipur and I have to agree with that. Its not very heavy and went well with food.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerSkull (1374) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2011
Sweet and floral hop aroma with hints of butterscotch. The taste is made up of malt and hops (citrus and grass), but very watery, with a slight dry bitterness. Nice and easy to drink but a bit too thin in the body. A beer suitable to be consumed ice cold on a hot summer day!

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kschep (1707) - DENMARK - MAY 14, 2011
Nose is mellow hops, sweet earthy notes, milk, feel is medium, carb is low, taste is stale apple, dry hops, little sour aftertaste

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2457) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2012 Cask at 32 Great Queen Street. An IPA along the lines of something like Jaipur, but not up to it in my opinion. Lacked enough malt and hop flavour and felt thin and weak bodied in the mouth. Not bad, just not great either. I expect a bit more hop oomph in an IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2010
Cask at Akkurat, Stockholm. Pale golden color, white head. Citrus aroma, fruity, hoppy. Fruity, somewhat peppery flavor, floral notes, a bit soapy. Spicy hoppy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ladnewton (1849) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2010
Cask, handpull at the Pembury tavern during festival on 10th March 2010. Gold with thick lacing white head. Hoppy and slightly cheesy with a cheddar note. Grapefruit citrus hop. A dry hoppy bitter finish. Deliciously blended flavours and scents.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown!, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2010
Cask @ Wheatsheaf Hotel, London. Appears pale lager yellow with an inconsistent white head. Nose of grainy malt and stale hops. Shocking taste to match, overly buttery and just unpleasant. Not good at all and poorly conditioned at the pub.


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