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


on tap

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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Available (pasteurised) in 500ml bottles and 500ml cans.
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (1539) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2014
brunorange klar med høyt beige skum. Lukter karamell og blomster. Søtlig karamell med god medium bitter kort avslutning. Litt oljete

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gorgosh (274) - - JUL 24, 2014
Det är svårt att hamna mer i mittfåran än såhär. För en lager är ett sådant betyget mer än godkänt, för en bitter är det på gränsen till underkänt. Så orättvist konstruerade kan smaklökar vara, men det är inget att bli bitter över.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HopfenWeisse (1193) - - JUL 24, 2014
Clear dark amber color with nice head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Flavor is fruity, bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2014
Thin easy-drinking bitter with a fine foam which gives lace on the glass. Notes of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NallePalle (183) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2014
Can, 500 ml. Overall a good ale, nice palate and reasonable, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danev76 (506) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
Very malty aroma. Dark brown colour with excellent head. Nice bitter malt flavor with a bitter aftertaste. Heavy body with high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmacklin (317) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a clear amber orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, hops and a hint of fruit. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, caramel, fruit and a dry, bitter hoppy finish. Medium body with oily texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VDuquerroux (490) - Airvault, FRANCE - JUN 30, 2014
Bottle, 500mL. Home. A clear copper beer with a medium white head. Few bubbles. Medium persistence. Aroma of caramel, herbs, smoke, light floral. Medium refreshing bitter, light sweet. Light body, thin silky texture, soft carbonation, medium bitter finish. Overall, a good refreshing bitter beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (4391) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle at Sarah’s house adnams fest. Aroma is light caramel and earthy hay. Copper coloured pour with a short lived white head. Flavour is decent caramel, some straw, solid bitterness. Bog standard bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
forthebirds (26) - - JUN 11, 2014
Amber pour with minimal head. Caramel, bread, malty, slightly nutty. Medium body. A smooth drinker.

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