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Big Lamp Bitter

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Brewed by Big Lamp
Style: Bitter
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A characterful hoppy beer with a slightly dry aftertaste. A great session beer.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SaintMatty (4743) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
Cask (William Jameson JDW, Sunderland) - Copper in colour. Dried fruit in the aroma. Raisins, caramel and some slightly tart hints in the taste.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Althorp Coaching Inn Great Brington 03/04/13. A brown beer with a white head and lace. A malty note to this with a thin fruity nose but lots of character in the mouth. Lots of chocolate flavour. Interesting and tasty. Just needs a better nose.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wimpyjoe (2967) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2012
Full-bodied, thick textured bitter with little bitterness and dry character. Deep golden copper in colour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2012
cask at cloisters ... deep copper ... thin tan head ... soft sweet toffee roast nose ... light sweet woody toffee malt ... soft roast

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martin243 (696) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2012
Pint at The Wheatsheaf, Felling. Clear amber with a rocky white head. I think the sauvingon flavour must be part of the house style, because its there again in this beer, but there’s a decent toffee flavour. Thin texture, a bit ordinary to be honest.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1317) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2011
First tasted this in the Bon Accord, Glasgow in April 1995. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear gold in colour with a thin white head. Floral hops in the short aroma. Thin mouthfeel and good lacing. Pale malts give a slightly citric note of grapefruit and lime. Floral hop resins impart a bitter aftertaste. Well balanced finish. An ok session bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ralphdot (973) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2011
Amber colour with a thin head, not much aroma, malty taste but not very good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scotty (1032) - SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2009
Quayside, Lloyds No1 Bar, Newcastle. This was a crackin’ pint, good clean amber in colour with a fine bubbled long lasting head. Well hopped with a malty sweetness, but it’s the hops that dominate, and these linger well on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (9636) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2007
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Festival ’07. Amber with big white head. Dry, fuller bitter with a ric malty body, however there is a slight sourness, graininess in the flavour too. Good old fuggles finish I reckon. A reasonable beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2005
Cask Handpump at the Star Inn, Huddersfield 26/07/2003 Amber coloured and slightly rich on the palate. Some fruitiness and slight bitterness in a lasting malty finish.


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