Brewed by Windsor & Eton
Style: Bitter
Windsor, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled (at 4.5%).
On sale in bottle at Windsor Farm Shop as The Dukeís Ale.
>br> Originally brewed to commemorate the wedding of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton, but now one of our regulars. Brewed with two specially selected hops, Sovereign and Nelson Sauvin from New Zealand. Unusually for an ale, Windsor Knot is also delicious served chilled from the fridge.

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mR_fr0g (11901) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle at home from oddbins london bridge. orange / light amber colour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is nutty malt with some caramel and berry english yeast esters. Some mineral character in the nose as well. Flavour is light honey / nutty malt, some caramel sweetness, mineral and english leaf hops. Solid earthy bitterness in the finish. Palate is fairly light medium body and slightly thin with a fairly dry finish.

MichaelAwesome (6516) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2014
A nice and easy to go piwo with its fine caramel moments. Drinkable all the way but maybe every beer on the 31st of December is.

McTapps (6856) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2013
Pours out of the bottle in a deep amber colour with very low head and medium body. Nice aroma of of nuts and straw. Taste of hops, caramel, chestnuts, nuts, malt and mild chocolate. Very easy and nice to drink with a very smooth and mild finish. Nice one.

kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2013
Cask at The Windsor and Eton brewery. Flowery hops on a rich pale malt make this eminently drinkable.

Juha (73) - Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2013
Bright and coppery. Aroma is toffee and NS hops behind a Crystal Malt wall. Taste is malty toffee, hops quite subdued, but some tropical hop bitterness coming through. Quite clever actuaaly, crystal toffeeness and pacific combo.

saxo (18208) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle from AlesByMail.co.uk. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich flowers, bitter hops, malt, caramel and fruits. Nice bitter finish.

ianwelby (1368) - SCOTLAND - JUL 5, 2013
Clear, deep gold beer with a frothy head. Peachy, hoppy scent. Peach in the flavour but itís predominantly the dry hop flavour coming through. The finish is dry but with a sour, sweet tang.

MartinT (9795) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
My Bottom Line:
This leafy Bitter benefits from some fruity esters and lightly caramelized cereals to create balance even before the spicy, citrusy hop bitterness kicks in.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A ring of foam circles the clear amber.
-The mouthfeel is rather loose. Could be more polished, in other words.
-The body is slender, which helps drinkability.
-That bitterness is surprisingly long lasting.
-Although this was a more than decent Bitter, I have to say it was quite forgettable overall. Too classic an interpretation for my tastes that day?

On cask at Wenlock Arms.

jackl (8013) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Cask @ The Duchess Of Cambridge. The pourís amber with a tiny head. The nose is sugar cookie. A touch of toffee, brown sugar. Summery peach, general orchard fruits. The taste is light honey, a touch of citrus. Pears, peaches. Soft breadiness. Light body, fine carbonation. Overall, quite enjoyable. Nice.

Rasmus40 (20303) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
Cask @ Bree Louise, London. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and moderate hoppy - grass and fruit. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 270413

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