Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 257   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
A refreshing beer of real flavour - distinctively hoppy and dry with malt aromas. Delicious served cool. Adnams brewery has stood in the heart of Southwold for over six hundred years and "Southwold Jack" appears on our beer labels. He continues to guard over our longest-serving beer brewed here in Southwold on the Suffolk coast -The Bitter. Bitter goes well with roast meats and fish cooked in batter as the clean bitterness cuts through the slightly fatty notes and hence keeps the palate refreshed. Our Bitter also makes a good aperitif. Available (pasteurised) in 500ml bottles and 500ml cans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
worldbeertaste (1778) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2012
Caramel with a thin white head. Smells of malt and caramel, light hops. Stickey frothy body. Sweet with a medium bitter. Goes down very easy. Sweet and simple. Sort of a grass finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJestersBeer (2291) - SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2012
500ml bottle. Deep amber, white head. Hoppy, fruity aroma, apricot, malt, spruce, passion fruit, caramel, yeast, honey, ice tea, flowers. Dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Spicy, floral taste, malt, apricot, hops, passion fruit, caramel, honey, lemon peel. (2012-06-20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2004) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma citrus malts bitter hops flavor malts citrus grapfruits and bitter hops

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12947) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle from the Folsom BevMo. Pours dark copper with a creamy beige head. Aroma is quite floral - suggests roses! Med body. Flavor is smooth caramel with some floral hop. A bit malty - but then that’s the style. Finishes nearly dry. Nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2012
Very smooth and soft ale that works just as good at the dinner table as in the sofa on it’s own.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3053) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is bready malt, a little yeast and dried fruit. Taste is bready malt throughout with a little spice and a medium bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (3150) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Clear dark amber with a toffee colored head and nice horizontal streaks of lace. Basically an IPA with floral, rather than piney, hops. Once the flavor begins (dry malt and bitters), it continues to the finish. The finsih fades quickly and nicely. Good moderate brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBaboon (1808) - FINLAND - MAY 19, 2012
Colour of copper. White head. Fruits, caramel, pines and bitterness. Just a bit sweet and something I will buy again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Serving: 500 ml. bottle from State Line Liquors. It pours a nice red color with a small, off white head. The nose has lots of bready malt, light caramel, and a whiff of hops. The flavor has a little butter, a lingering breadiness, and a light, papery hop balance. Not all that sweet on the tongue which is nice. Medium bodied with average carbonation and a somewhat dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
elosop (229) - SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2012
Karamellfärgad med tämligen stor skumkrona. Svag smak (end. 4,1%), men behaglig eftersmak (lots of toffe!) .

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