East Street Cream | RCH Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
RCH Brewery
England, United Kingdom
rchbrewery.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
First brewed to celebrate the 500th guest beer at the Dartmouth Inn, Newton Abbot, and was named by a customer in a competition. It went down so well that it has become a regular beer.
This enigmatic full bodied beer with malty hoppy fruit bitter with a sweet taste which all vie for dominance in this complex and well crafted premium chestnut coloured ale.

Added by stirgy on 12-12-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
4.76%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by FLima:
Photo of FLima
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear copper color with a one finger head with medium retention.
Aroma of caramels, biscuit malt and a mild citrusy.
Flavor of sweet caramel, biscuit and toasted malts, plums and figs, English tangy hops, herbal hint and finishing with a mild coffee note. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light body with low carbonation with lively tiny bubbles and a smooth feeling.
Good bitter that stands out with its own character, bolder dark fruits with a hidden coffee. Worth trying, especially if you like British Ales.

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Photo of Doiv
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a mid copper colour with a nice creamy off-white head, that leaves rings of lacing down the glass.

Hoppy and malty aroma, citrussy hints and a doughy caramel finish.

Taste is malty, citrussy and biscuity with a hoppy caramel aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, and it drinks really well.

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Photo of haz77
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a clear copper with a finger of tight off-white head. This drops to a thin cap. Low carbonation.

S - Citrus, floral hops, slight liquorice, sweet light fruits.

T - Flavours slowly seep through, with sweet fruits coming out first (mostly cherry). After a floral middle the fruits become slightly bitter. Finish is mildly bitter and aftertaste is vanilla/caramel.

M - Medium body and very low carbonation.

D - It's OK, but certainly not one of RCH's better offerings. Doesn't appear to be bottle-conditioned like some of their other beers, so maybe that might be part of the issue.

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.65/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at the Luton Beer Festival.

This ale poured a clear, iced-tea brown color with sudsy, tan foam. The smell was sweet and malty with some notes of caramel and grain. The taste was slightly sweet with a light fruitiness and a bit of caramel and a hint of chocolate. There was a mildly hoppy aftertaste. The mouthfeel was smooth and clean with medium body and low carbonation. It was dry overall with a mild lingering flavor. This was a nice ale.

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Photo of wl0307
4/5  rDev +5.8%

East Street Cream from RCH Brewery
3.78 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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