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Tetley's English Ale - Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd

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BA SCORE
80
good

460 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 460
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 16.29%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  3.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: canadianbarman on 12-20-2000)
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sevopie

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Caramel colored with your typical tan nitro head.

Sweet caramel and candy dominate the smell with a touch of biscuit and the faintest hop.

Mildly sweet biscuit and caramel flavors wrap around a bitter metallic hop flavor.

I've never been a fan of nitro beers, and this one is no exception. The creaminess is certainly there, but it feels all too fake and forced, and seems to add an off-flavor to the taste.

Overall this is a fairly good beer. The obvious knock is the nitro gimmick, but some like this - so to each his own. I don't know that I would seek it out again, but it was worth the try.

Serving type: nitro-can

01-03-2010 03:16:57 | More by sevopie
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a medium yellow with a little haze to it from the nitro can, which builds up a white head that's creamy, though not the beautiful creaminess and strength provided some by the nitro. Lace is moderate in its body and filmy and, above all, consistent.
It doesn't smell too light to me. It's very biscuit in the malt backbone with sweetness like fruits, including banana, and caramel. It's also slightly earthy, with a little mineral element to it, and with just enough diacetyl to fit guidelines, it seems.
The flavor is a little toastier and leafier with the same earthy backbone and a sweetness that offers the same notes but in less force. It goes a little grainy, and slowly develops a little astringency in the back. The leafy hops seem to end up going somewhat vegetal and offer a slight sourness by the end.
The nitro offers lots of creaminess and a nice flow in the light body with its gentle crispness. What I notice in this beer, though, is that it falls off at the end of every sip and thins out. Still, it doesn't fall too far, and keeps up a pretty good smoothness.

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Tetley's English Ale from Carlsberg-Tetley Brewing Ltd
80 out of 100 based on 460 ratings.