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Blue Bell Old Fashioned


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Brewed by Blue Bell
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Spalding, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Premium best bitter, burgundy-brown in colour and well hopped.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Smithfield Hotel, Manchester 20/07/2009 Very fruity aroma. Golden bronze coloured fruity apple flavour. A little sour. Some dryness and bitterness in a crisp malt finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10325) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2009
Cask conditioned at harbury Beer Fest ’09. Gold to copper with slight head. Not too much to this really, malty and dry with a caramel note, but little else detectable. Quite dull unfortunately.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]. Copper color, creamy head. Faint caramel aroma and flavor.Watery, a bit infected.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
asheft (2518) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Elmer’s white glue and pumpkin aroma. Hazy dark bronze covered by lasting white foam. Sour pumpkin flavour with a touch of bitterness. Boring. Light body, very low carbonation, sour finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (14539) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 30, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]... copper ... thick creamy head ... sweet toffee nose ... toffe and little balckcurrant.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Smithfield Hotel, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Clear medium yellow / orange amber orange color with a small to average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, caramel, sour fruity malt, apple, chlorine. Flavor is moderate sweet, light light acidic and light bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20090718]

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask in the smithfield hotel, manchester. Alround rating: nutty and woody, seems quite infected and tart. You see if this is supposed to eb an old ale then thats fine, but its not its a shite bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bierkoning (10251) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
Cask @ Smithfields Hotel Manchester. Light amber color. Malty aroma with grapes and a hint of caramel. Malty, earthy hopbitter flavor with loads of grapes.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Borresteijn (4731) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2009
RBESG Sheffield 2009, day 3, Smithfields Hotel, Manchester. Cask. Hazy light amber colour, white head. Aroma of piny hops and grassy vegetables. Flavour is the same, with a bit of sourness. Not in the best shape.


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