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Arundel ASB

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Formerly brewed at Arundel
Style: Bitter
Arundel, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle only; Regular - Filtered & pasteurised.
The cask version is known as Special Bitter and has a separate listing.
Note: Appears to have been replaced in the beer range by Arundel Sussex Pale Ale which may, or may not, be a straight renaming.

Special Bitter
A special bitter with a complex roast malt flavour leading to a fruity, hoppy, bitter-sweet finish.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14041) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2010
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2010. Pours clear amber with a creamy off white head. Nose is citrus hops and rubber. Dry and bitter flavor. Medium bodied. Short end.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10870) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
clear caramelly brown/golden, small white head flowery citrussy, nutty , caramelly, flavor is caramelly, faint nutty, flowery hoppy.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (6528) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is toasted caramel, fruit and light hops. The flavour is toasted caraeml, light roast and some hops. Bitter toasted finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13676) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2010
Bottle, 4.5%. Quite fruity aroma. Clear brown colour. Small tan head. The flavour starts off roasted, turns a bit fruity and then to some dry liquorice. Quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2010
Clear amber with a medium beige head. Aroma had toasted malt, caramel and floral hops. Flavor had toasted malt, caramel and grassy hops. Finished dry and bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2010
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a cear amber with a small, rough off-white head. Nutty, perfumy nose, skewed British hops. Medium body, sweet burned caramel, fruit and nuts. A metalic tang. Dry and lightly hoppy finish. 130810

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (13820) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2010
Bottle. A copper-colored beer, clear, with a small, off-white head leaving some lacings. Fruity nose with toffee notes and a little cheesy hint. Fruity flavor, some lemony citrus, pale malts and a little toffee. Biscuity notes as well. Medium body. Bitter finish, but not very bitter, I would like it more bitter. A quenching one, but rather uninteresting. 100813

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (1866) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2008
Bottle. Pours a real dark amber colour with a medium white head. Good hoppy aroma. The flavour is very fruity, with a dry aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (7545) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2008
Bottle, picked this up at the Vale Brewery shop 22-08-08 consumed 27-08-08 Pours dark amber with off white head. Fruity and malty beer with medium bitterness, quite tasty and decent enough but doesn’t really stand out from the crowd.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 24, 2007
Bottled. Very fruity and light floral aroma, apple, apricot. Orange color, light hazy, off-white small head, fair lace. Sweet, hint of sourness, light but increasing bitterness. Fruity (apple and apricot) flavor with floral/herbal hops. Malty and toffee yet dry finish.


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