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

bottled
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RATINGS: 229   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).


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (10009) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2014
(Epcot Center – Rose & Crown) Nitro… Clear amber ale with a large, creamy, white head. Lasting retention. The aroma is soapy and grainy – toasted barley. Medium-bodied and creamy with feather-soft carbonation. The flavor leans bitter and toasty with a mild apple ester. Finishes crisp with a snappy hop jolt. Disney really knows how to keep those taps and lines clean.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fabioanselmo (185) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - JAN 12, 2014
Uma cerveja regular com espuma cremosa! Um leve amargor, mas nada que atrapalhe sua leveza. Por ter uma abelhinha no rótulo, esperava algo doce, mas não. Sabores e aromas bem característicos, sem grandes notas transcendentais. Mas difere-se das comerciais pela cremosidade.

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Gurthnar (2762) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 30, 2013
Can. Aroma mild. Mushrooms, rotting ground. Clear golden colour. Taste is plain bitter. Body thin, watery. Hoppy earthy flavour. Poorly drinkable. Not recommended.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
UncleStSimons (6) - Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2013 does not count
When available on draught, this is one of my all time favorites. Smooth taste and finish. I could drink several of these in one sitting (and have done it).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boto (1941) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Draught @ Flanagan’s Bermuda: This one pours a clear, light coppery color. There was a finger of a creamy, dense white head. It has a lighter aroma. Light caramel malts, some earthy and floral hops. Taste is good, but definitely on the lighter side. Malty, and a touch sweet. Some earthy and biscuit notes.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BOSSbrewer (2518) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at the white lion in Tulsa. Decent drinkable bitter though as with most very little flavor or character.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
pdx77 (1469) - Oregon, USA - AUG 22, 2013
On nitro at Maher’s. Golden color with a lot of creamy head. Aroma is fairly weak, with hints of biscuit, malt, and iron. Taste is sweet biscuit, grass and cream soda. Really smooth finish, but weak-bodied overall.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Caytinator (999) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Pint on tap. Just not that impressive. There’s nothing off or wrong about it, I’m just not a big fan. Nice creamy palate, though. I have to keep reminding myself not to order this! I keep thinking I’ll come around, but I won’t

1.4
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Draft, nitro. Amber pour with a thick creamy white head. Aroma is almost non-existent but some watery malts sneak their way through some how. Super weak watery flavor. There really isn’t a finish to this beer it just leaves your mouth and what little there is to it is simply gone. Weak.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DandyLion (518) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2013
Boddingtons, innit? Bland foamy bitter. To be fair it's probably nicer than say Tetleys or John Smiths. Not saying much though. It does have a bitter after taste that is unusual in these nitro beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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