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Old Burton | Galbraith's Alehouse

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Brewed by:
Galbraith's Alehouse
New Zealand (Aotearoa) | website

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by hbis2gut on 05-14-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.76/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer came out of the cask crystal clear with a color beyond deep gold heading toward copper. A good, nearly white head that dies quickly seems to be standard here. A medium, drinkable body has rich apricot flavors blended with toasted malt with a good hop nose and flavor that lasts throughout. I'm guessing they use standard English hops here. Low to medium bitterness but with an assertive floral scent and flavor. There is a slight metallic astringency that I found actually helped balance the fruitiness of this beer. This was their only offering where I found the alcohol to be evident in the taste of the beer. It was sweet and bitter simultaneously with a faint bubblegum aftertaste. Very enjoyable.

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Old Burton from Galbraith's Alehouse
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