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Brewed by Molson Coors UK (MolsonCoors)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; occasionally on cask.
Production moved from White Shield brewery to William Worthington’s brewery in December 2010. Prodiuction moved to the main Coors brewery in Burton in 2012 to keep up with increasing demand.
Ingredients: Halcyon barley, from the northern part of Norfolk; Sugar; Northdown and Challenger hops - including a hop extract; and a two-strain yeast supplied by Bass.
"It has a clean, fresh flavour and full bodied, balanced bitterness." Michael Jackson.
An iconic India Pale Ale (IPA) brewed to the same recipe as 1830. Aromatic hops, toasted cereal notes and hints of smoke and spice kindle White Shield’s embracing nose, enhanced by fragrant fruity characters and an intricate top-note of freshly baked bread. With time to condition, William Worthington’s unique dual yeast works up a sharp sparkle, crafting a full luxurious mouth-feel that combines with warming hints of alcoholic liqueur and White Shield’s ever so subtle peppery character, to create an exquisite bittersweet finish.

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3.1
mzaar (3539) - Varberg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2017
Bottle from Konzum, Supetar. Pours clear amber with an off white head. Aromas of caramel, fruit and hops. Flavours of caramel, wood, malt and fruit. Smooth texture.

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fellebag (1530) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2017
Bottle 50cl. Big white head. Light golden amber color. Very good carbonation. Aroma is leaves, berries, english hops, hint of cherry candy. Bitter taste with herbs

2.5
Vjeko21 (14) - CROATIA - JUN 21, 2017
First time try this beer. Bottled from Kaufland. I like IPA,but this is not good IPA ! 0,5 L bottle. Visualy very good bottle. Good red color,but not a good taste. To much etil alcohol in the beer killing hop taste,sorry. Don’t like it. Piva je precjenjena,definitivno. Previše se osjeti alkohol i skoro da okus etanola ubija malo hmelja što su stavili....Jednom probao i nikad više...

3.5
IHC (50) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 20, 2017
bright golden pale color, with a nice white head, and a good carbonation.. quite soft in mouth

3.8
redders1974 (1546) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2017
Loved this tasty without any standout flavours good balance of sweet malt and herby hop all round winner.

3.3
Davros IX (416) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2017
2016 catch up - A good "English" IPA. A heavy bitterness, a good colour and a nice refreshing mouthfeel. This is a very good beer and quite surprisngly sessionable.

2.3
mirkos (12) - Mostar, - APR 25, 2017
solidno pivo, lijep dizajn boce, stil potpuno promašen, ovo definitivno nije IPA

2
RenoMostar (1) - BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - APR 18, 2017 does not count
caramel, floral, aroma. Not much of hop aroma in it. Definetely not an IPA as it is advertised on bottle. Not bad of an ESB, but definetely not an IPA.

4.5
mandrilo00 (119) - CROATIA - MAR 4, 2017
odlična do boli..............................................

3.6
BRW (2877) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 22, 2017
Bottle, thanks to BlackHaddock. Golden colour with white head. Herbal aroma. Citric, malt, bitter, herbal taste. Medium body.


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