Burton Bridge Empire Pale Ale

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Style
Pale Ale
Country
Britain
Brewery
Burton Bridge Brewery
ABV
7.5%
Bottle Size
500ml
Serving Temp
4 to 7°C
7.5%
500ml
Britain
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The title of pale ale is a little deceptive as this weighs in at a healthy 7.5%. This is a hazy amber colour with an off-white head. A bready nose with a hint of dried fruit, the kind your grandma used to stash at Christmas time. High in bitterness with a smooth mouthfeel, some citrus and again a fair amount of funky bready flavours. If this doesn’t make you feel patriotic we don’t know what will!

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A proper ale
80%
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Big bottle, I like this. A fine ale. IPA in the traditional English style, hoppy with some maltiness too
Taste of history
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Pours a hazy dark golden colour with vigorous carbonation and a white head of 2-3 centimetres at first. Big earthy and spicy old World hop aromas dominate the nose, alongside strong alcohols and some toffee-like malt character. Taste delivers a firm hoppy bitterness with a toffee/caramel malt centre with a nice fruitiness to it and a good level of refreshing carbonation. Finishes with a clean bitterness and nice warmth from the alcohol. Great beer, really enjoyed tasting this take on the original IPAs.
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