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Brewed by Belhaven (Greene King)
Style: Bitter
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
armando629 (2416) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 21, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2008 0,5 l bottle. Nice copper color, medium beige head.Caramell aroma, roasted malt and sweet in taste, moderated flavour. Fine, drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogreface (1368) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 5, 2008
Kicsit többet vártam ettől a bittertől,nekem kicsit édeskés volt de még mindig jobb mint az olcsó lagerek.Ha az ára hasonló lenne hozzájuk,szerintem már költözhetnének is a megszokott márkák.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lucremon (13) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2008
500ml bottle. Modest, slightly beige head with tenacious lacing and a nice warm, copper-red colour. Subtle aroma of caramel and dried fruit (red currant and raisin?). Light-medium bodied with sweet notes again and a slightly malty, balanced finish. Not outstanding by any means but I think this is worthy of a higher average score.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17658) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear copper color with a small off-white head. Malty caramel aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweet malty flavor with hints of caramel and hops. Malty caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MesandSim (7118) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2007
A Mes rate: Bottle from Peckhams and consumed on the train on the 6 hour journey back to London. Heavy mid brown with a pretty solid and creamy off white head. Very strong but not overly pleasant nose with heavy tobacco in a dusty old pub way with some very sweet malt and slight medicinal notes. Flavour is similar, nasty sweet malt, orange, raisins and a bit of chocolate. Rather nasty tobacco finish. Not great.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (7704) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2007
Bottle courtesy of cgarvieuk cheers Craig, consumed outside my tent at Towersey Festival Dark amber in colour with quite good sized off-white head, nice aroma maybe toffee? Sweet fruity and malty tasting bitter that went down very well.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (8501) - Tromsř, NORWAY - AUG 18, 2007
500ml bottle enjoyed with food at Pegasus in Copenhagen. Lasting beige foam leaving good lacing on the glass. Dark brown body. Roasted notes of malt in aroma. Dark malty taste supported by a touch of sweet caramel. Bitter finish. Standard british bitter. (03.08.2007).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
Bottle. Clear medium amber color with a small to average frothy fair lacing mostly lasting off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruit, light hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2007
Nice head, dark brown color with a red hue. The aroma is malty and sweet, almost like a "hvidtřl". The flavour also is malty, sweet and the finish has a light bitterness. IMO this one lacks complexity - it’s too one-dimensional.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15177) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2007
bottle at home ... ruby brown ... light hop light malt nose ... very fruity ... very little malt ... quite soft and mellow ...


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