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Piston Broke - Box Steam Brewery

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 4
Avg: 3.29
pDev: 18.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: damndirtyape on 07-03-2010

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 4
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2.73/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Lunch-time hand pulled pint in ‘The White Hart’, Shifnal on 20th June 2012.

Light amber body with a creamy off-white head that produced some good lacing.

Weak flavours from the start, more malts than hops in my opinion and not a lot of maltiness either: aroma was only slight hop/malt/yeast esters, the taste just a hint of beery ingredients. Leaning towards boring!

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4/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a straight wall UK pint glass at the Kings Head Inn in Salisbury, UK.

Appearance: Copper clear beer with thick creamy white foam. The foam does down after awhile to a thin persistent foam across the top. Thin streams of lacing all over the glass.

Smell: Sweet malt with some bready tones...almost a hint of cupcake when first poured, but mellows out as it warms up. Very appealing. The hops are mild in this - just a hint of them in there.

Taste: Very well balanced - perfect blend between hop bitterness at the end and smooth malt at the beginning. Very nice.

Mouthfeel: Shortly after pouring, just a hint of carbonation on the tongue, but it goes away quickly and leaves a beer with a juice-like consistency. Smooth and thick enough to be notable.

Drinkability: Went fantastic with a meal - for a single hopped beer, this one is very well balanced and at 5%ABV, is incredibly drinkable. I can easily see myself having another pint of this, and I noted that quite a few around the bar were having this one as well. An overall solid good beer.

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Piston Broke from Box Steam Brewery
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