1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

War Horse - White Horse Brewery Company Limited

Not Rated.
War Horse
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

1 Rating
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 0%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
White Horse Brewery Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jazzyjeff13 on 03-25-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 1 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jazzyjeff13:
Photo of jazzyjeff13
3.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A 500ml bottle with a BB of April 2014. Picked up a little while back from a B&M store. A dark bitter brewed in tribute to the horses that went into battle in times gone by. The label also seems to imply a charitable effort, but this isn't stated clearly.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A dark ruby-brown hue with medium carbonation. Yields a large head of creamy off-white foam that lasts for a few minutes before reducing to a patchy surface layer. Faint lacing. Aroma of nutty caramel malt with hints of subtle roasted grain, faint brown sugar, fruity ale yeast and stewed hops. Balanced, with an emphasis on the malt.

Tastes of dark caramel malt with a bitter finish. Notes of caramel, mild roasted grain, fruity ale yeast, a hint of brown sugar and stewed hops. Slightly sweet, followed by a lingering, leafy bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with decent carbonation and good body. Mildly astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of bitter stewed leaves, caramel and roasted malt.

A solid strong bitter - not outstanding but nicely crafted. Looks good, while the aroma and flavour are dominated by roasty caramel malt and stewed hops. Body is OK. Goes down easily enough; worth trying if you come across it.

jazzyjeff13, Mar 26, 2014
War Horse from White Horse Brewery Company Limited
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.