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Black Hole Bitter / BHB

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Brewed by Black Hole
Style: Bitter
Burton-on-Trent, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
The brewery flagship BHB is a fine session beer, the taste of which is maintained from start to finish. It is a beautifully crafted straw coloured bitter with a Czech heritage.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2819) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2015
Cask@st matthews hall, walsall. Amber beer with medium head and good lacing. Aroma of malts and citrus. Taste is citrus, a touch of grapefruit, malts and some orange rind. Good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1915) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2015
Aroma: light grain and some bread malts, light straw, some grass. Appearance: clear gold, small, frothy, white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: flat carbonation, grain malts again. Overall: sub-average Bitter, too bland. Pint at The King’s Arms, Amersham.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
niquillis (1617) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
On cask at The Huntsman, Cheadle. Mid brown pour with off white froth. Thin palate, some hops and rather uninspiring.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5490) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Cask @ Old Gate, Hebden Bridge. Clear lighter golden colour with a thick frothy head. Has a very sessionable texture that’s fairly smooth. Has light malts in its nose and lighter still in its taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OwainTurner (394) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2013
Hand pump and Kings Head, Leicester. Lovely coffee and toffee aroma. Dark cola appearance. Lovely smooth mild malt taste, slight bitterness. Very easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (3471) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2012
Cask by handpump at Bon Accord, Glasgow - clear golden ale, good white head, mild citrus hop aroma, citrus, sweet, good temperature, thin to medium body, refreshing, dry finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22105) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
Cask. Deep golden to pale amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruity, caramelly herbal, grassy and mildly toffeeish. Flaour iss similar in a quite dry hoppy way. Also some mild nuttyness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16805) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2011
cask at cloisters ... light amber ... thin white head ... soft orange fruits nose ... light lemon fruits ... light fruit hop.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9162) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2010
Cask Handpump at the Assembly Rooms, Derby 06/02/2010 Hoppy aroma. Amber golden coloured hoppy and citrus flavoured with a hint of dryness in a crisp and bitter malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6811) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Inn on the Green, Bristol 7/05/10. Amber with a decent, lacy white head. Sweetish malt and citrus hop aroma. Easy drinking, with flavours of caramel, biscuit malts, oranges and a hoppy, dry finish. Enjoyable.


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