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

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.37   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).


Chrilly's rating

0.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Chrilly (20) - Stockholm, - AUG 23, 2012
Dålig och blaskig ale. Rekomenderas inte. Alkoholhalt 4,7 % Användning Serveras vid cirka 8°C till husmanskost. Smak Fruktig smak med liten sötma, inslag av sirapslimpa, apelsin, torkad frukt och honung. Innehåller gaspatron. Råvaror Kornmalt och humle. Doft Nyanserad, fruktig doft med inslag av sirapslimpa, apelsinkaramell, torkad frukt och honung.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
poech73 (191) - Nivelles, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2014
Can @ StoneManor. Bière blonde, peu amère, peu alcoolisée et peu maltée.
A la décapsule elle présente un col blanc épais assez persistant. Le nez est plutôt sans intérêt: senteurs de céréales peu maltées, une espèce de caramel suret métallique. La bouche est courte légèrement caramélisée mielleuse finissant des une petite amertume acerbe, métallique.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fgv1977 (6) - Hooterville, Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2014 does not count
I occasionally buy this beer so I can have a draught at home. Pours golden with a thick head. As it states on the can it is bitter. Pour into a pint glass to enjoy... bread, grass, barnyard, golden, cloudy, frothy, medium bitterness, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, bitter,

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MisoW (1334) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 4, 2014
Can. Pours golden color, white head. Aroma of pear, malt. Taste is lightly bitter, pear, malty.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Theydon_Bois (8710) - The ’Sham, Surrey, 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.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Sjohnh (168) - 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!

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
codfishh (66) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackisle (705) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2014
Backlog. Can alc. 3.5%. Clear amber color, generous white creamy head, good retention; sweet malty aroma, a bit caramel/toffee; taste moderate sweet and slightly bitter; texture creamy, light body, low carbonation; light bitter somewhat watery finish.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
Douberd (2296) - 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.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (2846) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1393) - 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.


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