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


on tap

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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Douberd (3428) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2014
Nitro can at home, 440 ml, into a big Guinness glass. ABV 3.5% Orange coloured beer with a crystal clear body, one finger of white head on top, thick and creamy. Very good retention, medium lacing left on the glass. Aroma is light fruity, with malts and obvious wheat. Quite nice smelling and deceiving as it turns out. The taste is of dirty malts, old grass, dried hay, not at all what the aroma made me expect. Everything on the taste seems old and past its prime, although the beer has a long way to go before it reaches its BB date. Light bitterness on the aftertaste that is not enough to leave positive impressions in any way. Thin body and totally flat, and to think this is a nitro can.. Overall it starts good but it’s all downhill from there, disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (4057) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Tap at St Michael, Oulu. Originally rated 27012012. Colour is clear copper with large white head. Aromas and flavours: Nut, bitterness and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2002) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with creamy white head. Citrus, bread, and some roasty notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little pine and resin bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
alliance100 (1043) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 9, 2014
16oz can - pours a transparent amber . Light bitter hops meet smooth sweet malt . Drinkable . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vento76_2 (56) - - APR 27, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2014 fantastica. Ottimo gusto amaro deciso ed equilibrato. poco gassata. quasi una stout. ottima

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
edsspoon (788) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Light amber with a thin creamy white head which lasts throughout, thin lacing Aroma is very weak with some malt and corn. Taste is floral, fruity and malty. Light bitter finish, slightly sweet. Thin body, no carb. Kind of watery. Not very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1265) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Belle bière blonde dorée avec une mousse crémeuse bien blanche. Une pointe d’amertume au palais mais une rondeur appréciable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guorlan (6) - - MAR 5, 2014 does not count
An everyday kind of drink, which you can buy at the supermarket for a very reasonable price, and drink quietly at home for an honest moment of enjoyment. Not the best beer in the world, but easily among the very realiable products among those turned out for the mass market.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (851) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2014
Eenvoudig bier met weinig smaak. Blijft ook niet lang hangen. Kleur is mooi roze-rood.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerhunter111 (11554) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

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