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Brewed by Belvoir
Style: Bitter
Melton Mowbray, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
Currently badged as Beaver Best Bitter but has also appeared as Beaver Bitter - they are the same beer.
A premium full-flavored and well balanced, smooth malt beer with a subtle blend of hops leading to a pleasant bitter finish.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29837) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 25, 2005
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF 2004] A hazy brown beer with a light brown head. The aroma is powerful dominated by yeast. The flavor is also powerful with strong notes of yeast, but also caramel and roasted malt, leading to a very bitter end.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2011
Cask @ Volunteer Arms, GBBF 2011. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-whit ehead. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with hoppy hints.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2007
Cask/GBBF. Golden with a lasting white head. Orange, lemon and green hops in the aroma. Dry and hoppy, bitter flavour.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10641) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2003
Cask Conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival. Amber orange beer, no head quite flat. Toffee malts predominate a little sour, moderate hoppiness though boiled rather than fresh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10555) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2003
Cask, GBBF. Amber color. Slight hoparoma. Thin, but with a good deal of hopbitterness. Dry oaky mouthfeel. Fairly long hopbitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9915) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2012
Cask at the Raglan Arms, Rugby - 19/09/12. Badged as Belvoir Best. Clear golden with a decent white head - really looks the part for a cask bitter! Very muted nose, really little to say other than a little malt. Taste is a big improvement on the nose with toasted malts, caramel, hops amd a little smokiness. Medium bodied, smooth and creamy, nice feel to this bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2005
Cask Stillage at the Victory Hall Mens Club, Mobberley 27/07/2003 Mid brown coloured pale and sour with lots of fruit and malt in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2009
Cask conditioned - handpump Salutation Inn Nottingham A copper coloured beer with an off white head and lacing. A grassy aroma and a full bitter taste. No real fruit or citrus notes at all but a very fine bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8311) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2004
Melton Mowbray Fest 04. Copper and amber in colour. Aromas are berry fruit, spice and toffee. Flavours are fruity toffee malts with a really pretty dry, hoppy finish. Simple, but moreish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8032) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 10, 2007
Cask Transparant, but decent fluffy head, over foxy-amber beer. Bit of caramel, UK hops, dry hop sacks, old hessian. Nutty & caramel flavour, but light & relieved by some good aroma hops added. A bit light for a Best Bitter. Quite some slickness, even sticky, caramel ending. Light bodied, but nice, invitingly tasting bitter.


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