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Brewed by Samlesbury (InBev UK)
Style: Bitter
Preston, England
Serve in English pint

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can/keg: Pasteurised. Nitro widget.
ABV changed from 3.8 to 3.5% in 2008.
Previously brewed at InBev’s Magor brewery.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate listing as Boddingtons Cask (contract brewed at Hydes).


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 7, 2007
Canned (thanks to mabjorks friend for bringing this from the UK). Amber colour, mediumsized white creamy head. Aroma is hops, grass and some slight metallic notes. Flavour is malts, bitter hops and some slight metallic hints.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TBone (13819) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 7, 2007
Can (BB 04/2007)
Pale amber color, creamy off-white head. Sweet, caramelly grassy hoppy aroma. Metallic and nutty flavor and creamy thin mouthfeel. Typical watery nitro/widget ale. Not recommended, not for sauna, not for "sessions".

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thingfish (7) - USA - MAR 3, 2007 does not count
Let’s see...I first discovered this brew on tap in Dunstable U.K....I was blown away!!! A lighter colored beer that could hold it’s own with the mighty stout! But...after finding it canned in the states I was really let down! My rating it biased...I combined the two experiences! If you are ever in the U.K. Do everything you can to find this beer! In the states....look elsewhere!

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
minky (7) - Swansea, WALES - FEB 25, 2007 does not count
This beer can go from excellent, to undrinkable, depending where you drink it. A good pint is used to be found in Manchester, but like many other beers, brewed elsewhere now. The smell isn’t the best, but taste makes up for this. Good ale, tasty beer, fairly smooth. Not too fussed on the cans, other beers taste better in cans.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2786) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 23, 2007
I was very surprised at Boddingtons, had it in Blackpool, UK and enjoyed every drop, found that the hangovers were minimal the next day and it wasnt too harsh on the pocket Will drink it again

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaffney (22) - St Andrews, SCOTLAND - FEB 19, 2007
A better than expected clean bitter with a copacetic creamy long-lasting head. Adumbrations of pear and honey, with an unpresumptuous light medium finish. An enjoyable compliment with spicy bangers and mash.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stopherbomber (111) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 18, 2007
a good head and smooth on the palate, makes for a good drink. also good on tap.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 28, 2007
Creamy short head on this nice fruity bitter ale with some caramel, nice hoppiness with a nice moderate bitterness. Pretty goo beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Englander1986 (51) - Middlesbrough, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2006
A decent beer. Easily the best of the "flat bitter" range of beers, sweet tasting and cheap :)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Svesse (6885) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2006
(Keg at Bridge Bar, Heathrow Airport, London, 5 Aug) Colour is amber with a dense white head leaving lots of lacing. Nose is fruity with apricots, mandarin, mango and slighly chemical notes of butter-scotch. Taste is fruity with apricots and orange, some malt and very modest hops in the finsih. Rather artificial, like water with instant beer taste. No technical fault, but boring stuff.


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