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


on tap

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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36/5   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MisoW (2524) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2014
Can. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma of pear, malt. Taste is lightly bitter, pear, malty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (14299) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Keg at the Grill ABZ, thanks to Bruce for procuring this whisky cleanser, 20/06/14. Clear golden with a good sized white head that retains well, carbonation evident. Nose is caramel, light floral, vague citric notes, bready pangs, light butterscotch. Taste comprises light butterscotch, bready notes, faint caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light grassy bitterness in the close. So so keg bitter.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sjohnh (536) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
I used to like a pint of Boddingtons when I was in Manchester, so when I saw a can of it at the O2 arena I thought I’d give it a go. Big disappointment. A bit darker than I remember, almost honey coloured with a medium white head. Little aroma, and little taste for the first few seconds of a mouthful, after which you get salt, grass, and if I’m being generous, some caramel. Very watery. Like watching a dodgy remake of a classic film, I feel like some happy memories have been spoiled. Not happy!

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
codfishh (159) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours a light gold with a creamy white head, not much malt or hop aroma. Flavor is lightly malty with a firm bitterness. Body overall is pretty thin but the nitro helps that out. Overall needs more flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (1368) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2015 Can 44cl. Clear light amber, large creamy butter-like off-white head, good retention; sweet malty aroma, a bit caramel, grainy, bit buttery; taste medium sweet and bitter; medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, rather bland sweetbitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Douberd (3710) - 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 (4231) - Oulu/Helsinki, 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 (2076) - 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 (1050) - 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

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