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Boddingtons Cask

 (RETIRED)
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InBev UK
Formerly brewed at Hydes

Style: Bitter
Luton, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
Recipe change in late 2003: abv up from 3.8% to 4.1% and wheat no longer used.
Contract brewed by Hydes since February, 2005 when the Strangeways brewery was closed.
Production was suspended in Spring 2012. The future of cask Boddingtons looks uncertain.
Ingredients: Pale Malt; Fuggles and Goldings hops.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Osprey87 (2061) - WALES - MAR 14, 2013
A beer I drank as a teenager, which you donít see around these parts much any more. I remember it being pretty standard stuff, nothing to rave about.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
knickskicks (764) - - JUL 13, 2012
Golden. Lasting head. Nothing special about the aroma. Very slight bitter finish. Very sessionable.

3.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TiredPuppyCO (1) - Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012 does not count
Always been one of my favorit pub beers. Goes great with a ruban sandwich or somr fish and chips.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Bish (1125) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2012
This is smooth, easy drinking. Slips down without interfering with tastebuds in an either positive or negative way.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tombyars (1412) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - MAR 13, 2012
First tasted this bitter way back in the late eighties and was quite popular in many pub group eateries in central Scotland. A bit rarer to find now though? Tasted this in the Hungry Monk, Lochwinnoch in May 1990. Cask, handpump dispense. Sparkling clear gold in colour with a very thick creamy white head. Slight aromatic hop aroma and good refreshing mouth feel. Sweetish taste which continues through into the mellow finish. A good summer session ale.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
superflyguy (428) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2012
easy drinking. looks like a íproperí pint should. thereís not a lot going on in the flavour or aroma department. slightly bitter finish with gentle malty flavour. slides down very easily without really challenging the senses. tap @ white lion. clifton. bristol

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redpooba (401) - New York, USA - FEB 29, 2012
A light blonde ale with a really thick creamy white head, donít see that everyday. The beer goes down well but leaves a bit of bitter orange lingering.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
brownyonder (266) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2012
Draught in Holiday Inn, Reading. Only beer that looked relatively drinkable. Golden colour with thick creamy head. Some citrus nose but not much. Flavour has some malt in it.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ADesenberg (630) - Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Draft: it pours a dark, honey, yellow. Creamy with a sweetness that is almost hidden by the light bitterness. Itís a great drinkable beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
JorgeLee (1271) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2011
On tap at the Sumners before going on North End. Quite bored of the older generation saying this isnít what it was. Pale golden bitter, still a hint of the dry bitterness, god knows why they thought creamy was a good idea with this. Slips down easily enough though.


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