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


on tap

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Cask: Regular.
Originally known as "Southwold Bitter", in 2000 became "Bitter", in early 2006 became "The Bitter", in 2008 returned to "Southwold Bitter"
Was sold as "George Ale" for the George Inn in Southwark until 2007.
A classic cask bitter: the choice of a growing number of discerning licensees. Fragrant aromas of finest English hops and malt. Dry but refreshing, with a distinctive lingering bitterness. Appetising and delicious. Adnams bitter is a category champion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1834) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Cask at JDW, Crystal Palace. Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is lightly malty with a hint of lemon. Light body, medium carbonation. Slightly cake maltiness, with toffee, sponge cake, lemon... OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dynamiteninja (1540) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2014
Cask at the Somerville Arms, Leamington Spa. Medium white head with an amber body. Hops, red fruit. Bittersweet, some sourness. Dry finish. Turning to vinegar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (835) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Pint from Dragon Nottingham. Copper colour with a thin white head. Sweet, light fruity aroma. Medium body, nice session bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3467) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2014
Poured copper with a dense white head. Aroma of bitter hops and soft malt. Light body, flavour is just of a bog standard session bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (639) - CROATIA - JAN 20, 2014
Cask in London, UK. Pours amber color. Malty and a bit fruity flavor. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MissPxx (393) - - JAN 4, 2014
Very light aroma. Hardly there although slightly fruity. Very pungent butter taste on the tongue which lingers and develops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
blueden (14) - Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Must be one of the best session beers ever. Drank this many times over many years, perfect bitterness,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1470) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
One of those beers that I’ve overlooked on the bar, dozens of times, searching for something "better". Shame, really, as this is a very decent session beer, with a subtle, fresh malt and hop character that I won’t overlook in future.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (2157) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2013
cask@Pelt Trader, London - amber/copper pour comes with thin dissipating white head and lacing. Prominent malts, toffee, caramel, has some slight subtle spicy hops in there. Decent bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4748) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Cask at GBD in Washington. Poured a nice golden brown color, huge fluffy, foamy white head. Aroma was light malts, some pepper-like earthy hop notes. Flavor is earthy hops, light, thin malts. Highly drinkable and a lot more flavorful than I would have expected. A nice bitter, but don’t expect it to shatter your world.

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