Firstly, the normal keg version is just typical fizzy Eurorubbish.
But from a wooden cask - as sampled at this same pub last year- it is very nice indeed. Completely different stuff, and I considered it worth blogging about, which I'd rarely do for a single beer.
By all accounts, the 'fresh tank beer' version should be somewhere in between the two. Might it even be better than the cask version? I've heard people raving about it of late.
Well, in my view there is no contest: Tank is gimmicky rubbish.
The only redeeming feature is that it was a fairly cool pint on a hot day, and some of the American cask beers had been way too warm for my liking.
Seriously, I'm worried that respected beer writers are gushing about this stuff. Am I missing something? Was I really not drinking the tank version of the beer?
I drank it during Andy Murray's semi-final match. He was recieving service at two sets and 5-3 up.
Bloke behind me remarked - in that way that people often do during events like Wimbledon when they want to come across all knowledgable - that he hoped he'd get the double break.
Err... he's 5-3 up. If he double breaks, he's won the match you fucking cockspanner.
The man was also drinking Pilsner Urquell. From the tank. In a nice glass.