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Brewed by Bath
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. Also available in cask at 4.1%. Ratings for the cask version should be entered under Bath Gem (cask)

A rich aroma of hops and malt develops a full texture in the mouth. It has a long, deep, bitter-sweet finish. Without doubt an exceptional best bitter.

Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt. Challenger and East Kent Goldings hops.


Dashimus' rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (226) - London, Greater London, - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper red with a medium thick white head that isn’t long lasting. Roasted malts, almost burnt, caramel, earth, Apple and pass and finally nuts. Flavour is moderately bitter but very short lived. Medium sweetness. Well balanced. Thin to medium bodied with initially good carbonation that fades fast.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (1134) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 2, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 50cl à la braserie, couleur ambrée, peu de mousse mais effervescence moyenne. Une bière avec un nez levuré En bouche attaque sur une amertume à l’anglaise puis caramel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (1186) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 2, 2015
Couleur cuivrée. Fine mousse blanche. Pas de CO2. Nez caramel. Palais sur le grain, pointe de caramel. Corpulence moyenne. Moyenne

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gary (1662) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2015
500ml. I drank this low boost crap from a St Bernardus goblet to at least make it seem slightly classy , but fuck no , low boost boring brown. earthy hops , soil , spice , caramel malt nose . flavas are chewy , malty , dry’ish ..maybe coffee and apple ester . blah.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hohops (518) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015
Appearance is clear and copper, a small beige head. Aroma- raisin, caramel malt, toffee, nutty. Taste- sweet breads, yeasty, caramel, hint of dark fruits, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Nice stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Juha (59) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Pin bright dark coppery colour. Aroma is malty. I was expecting lots of crystal malt ie caramel but the beer is so refreshing, rather dry but still malty without being cloying at all. Good mouthfeel and body to it too. At Morrison’s for £1.65 so will be buying this many more.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Giochaurand (171) - FINLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours darkish chestnut with no head. Aroma is toffee, caramel and malts. Taste is earthy, coffee and malts.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
teddybeer (2767) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2015
Brown color with a light beige head that quickly diminishes. Aroma has notes of light caramel with toasted malts notes. Flavor is slightly sweet, earthy notes with floral hops hints. Weak final with slightly sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyGibbs05 (32) - - MAY 15, 2015
Caramel, banana notes with a slight woody yet sweet aroma. Also getting a bit of butterscotch but not overpowering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 8, 2015
500ml bottle shared with Ashton McCobb & Stuu666. Pours clear red brown with a thin white head. Aromas of toffee, light herbal notes. Taste is more toffee, touch of butterscotch. Slight mineral finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (3933) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - golden amber with a nice lacy head. Nose - toffee, or is it butterscotch. No, toffee. Taste - toffee again. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy rich texture and a dry tangy finish. Overall - a bit one-dimensional for this style.


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