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Bath Gem (Cask)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned at 4.8%. Ratings for the bottled version should be entered under Bath Gem (Bottle)

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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moebbels (613) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2015
Clear copper body with a quickly settling head that laces the glass. Nose has lovely sweet caramel and bisquit notes. Taste starts off nutty and sweet and then ends in a hefty, lingering bitterness. Soft carbobation and medium palate. Nice simple bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (504) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2015
Flagon from Cellar Door, Four Oaks. Pours hazy amber with a single finger cream coloured head. Aroma of toasty malts, biscuit, dark fruits, citrus. Taste is much the same. Run of the mill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2729) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
On tap at the Bowl Inn, Almondsbury. Deep amber, with a small foamy head. Aroma of butter and bread. Taste has nice malt and caramel, with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydian1 (1285) - FNQ, Australia, - SEP 1, 2014
Cask @ The George, Backwell, Bristol. Hazy amber with a small off white head that laces nicely. Aroma is biscuity malts with a touches of dark fruits and citrus hops. Palate is light and softly carbonated with similar flavours to the nose finishing with a medium hop bitterness. Another fine English real ale.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MyLittleTown (8) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014 does not count
A very ordinary bitter. Not unpleasant, but bland in taste and aroma, no real finish of note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2677) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2014
Cask @ Harwood Arms. Pours amber. Sweet maltdominated bitter with notes of toffee and marzipan. Small herbal bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Japalo (1586) - DENMARK - JUL 23, 2014
Cask@the ale house, Bath. Chestnut clear. No head. No carbonation. Served quite warm. Smooth. Slight bitter sweetness. Fair.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iznogud (1567) - CROATIA - MAY 9, 2014
Cask at Belushi’s Bath. Pours amber with small head. Malty caramel aroma. Malty flavor, bit spicy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
Cask at JDW Balham. Pours an amber colour with a slightly off white head. Aroma is biscuity, bready, malty with a little lemon. Light body, mild carbonation. Fairly sweet with caramel, a little ginger cake, orange, a bit if lemon. OK. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11472) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 27, 2014
Cask at The Spectre. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt with earthy hops. Flavor is malt and hop balanced with light diacetyl, medium bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

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