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


on tap

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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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).

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
BelgaBart (51) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM, - FEB 16, 2012
Got this from the English shop in antwerp. very clear ber, no bubbles @ all. Nice cramy head, thanks to the ball in a can trick. Smell caramel, a little bit of hops and a little bit sweetness.Very soft and easy drinkable beer. The bitter flavor is there, but it is all the flavor you will get. Kinda dissapointed in the beer, is like water with taste :-(

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TedE (397) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 7, 2015
Pint on tap at Glyntwrog Inn, Llanrug. No aroma, pale amber beer with small tight white head. Very watery with slight hop/ malt finish, uninspiring. I used to drink Boddingtons with my grandfather over thirty years ago, this is NOT the same beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
christhoel (287) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2015
Not a particuarily good brew, I hadn’t had it and upon trying it I was disappointed. I found it to be bitter in a bad way, lacking a good balance of flavor, or even a pleasing flavor. Alas, all is not lost because I had it at legoland windsor resort only beer on draught

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mmahut (1379) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 25, 2015
Can. Pours in clear amber body with very creamy white head, quick avalanche effect. Aroma has caramel, grainy, hay. Taste has grainy medium sweetness with low earthy bitterness, pretty odd hay after taste. Body is full, medium to low carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kita (1368) - Koper, SLOVENIA - JAN 24, 2015
Can, pint. Clear pale amber color with medium creamy white head and soft visible carbonation. Aroma is mild malty, grassy and bready. Taste starts with smooth and moderate sweet malt with toffee and caramel following and mild bitter finish. Light body, creamy texture and soft carbonation in palate. Incredibly smooth, but boring, too...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1668) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
part of 2014 backlog. Dull beer. with a golden colour and a thick creamy head, that killed any real aroma. taste was sweet, not the best.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (389) - Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2014
I happen to like boddingtons. Smooth and sweet yet also light. Makes for a good session beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jpkeskinen (334) - FINLAND - NOV 3, 2014
Drank as a draught. Not very interesting, slightly sweet taste, not really bitter. I was disappointed.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dipper (1) - Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Without a doubt the cream of Manchester, and anywhere else; I just can’t get enough of this nectar of the gods. to the extent that my friends are concerned about my behaviour. To my shame I had to travel to the home of this ambrosia rather than attend the Great British Beer Festival 2014. The first sip of this elixir always gives me such a stirring in the pants region that to describe it would mean banning me from this site. Drink it and never look back!!!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RichTheVillan (4170) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Tap at Premier Inn Euston; clear amber pour with a creamy white head, malt aroma, taste has caramel with a hint of bitterness, and some malt.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
allmyvinyl (5763) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
440ml can. Pours clear golden, thick foamy head - thanks widget! Aromas are light malt, not much else. Taste is sweet. No carbonation once the widget is spent. Foam head sits on top like an unwelcome marshmallow. Watery and thin. Not great.

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