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


on tap

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35/5   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).

Hanuta06's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanuta06 (438) - Washington, USA - APR 3, 2013
Serving: from (nitro) tap at Doyle’s Public House. Aroma: moderately sweet and malty. Appearance: average-sized, creamy, off-white, initial head with fair lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Hazy, flat, medium-yellow body. Taste: lightly solvent-like initial flavor and lightly acetic, cardboard-like finish with short duration. Palate: light body, creamy texture and no carbonation. Overall: everything was very good but the strange taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
sarauckelman (364) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2016
Clear amber with thick head. No aroma. Amazingly thin and watery, with water being the predominant flavor, followed by a bit of beer and then a bit of hops. Insipid.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
uckelman (552) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Pours golden, very creamy off-white head. Almost no aroma to speak of. Watery. Nearly flavorless.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
likeatrainwreck (397) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2016
Bland, watery and weak... only to be drunk when nothing else is available anywhere...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Towey1989 (1519) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2016
Keg at The Lion, Stoke-On-Trent. A clear deep golden colour with a creamy white head. Aroma of caramel, bready malts, some metal and slight fruits. Taste of caramel, some bready malts, slight fruits, a little apple and subtle metal. Light bodied but a watery texture. A short, malty bitterness in the finish. It’s a bland, watery draught bitter, I wasn’t expecting much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (6565) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 5, 2016
A bit dull pub ale. Anyway easy drinkable and you do not get that drunk ha ha.
Clear deep golden color with a creamy off white head. Ok lacing Down the glass. Medium light body and a soft carbonation. Moderate intensity in the aroma. Tad sweet and a mild bitterness. Caramel malty and some bready notes. A bit waterish actually.
[On tap at Cafe Balzar - Stansted Airport (London), England]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mariuszek (937) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 5, 2016
Clear amber, medium, creamy head. Faint aroma of biscuits, malt, nuts. Similar in taste. Slightly bitter herbal finish. Watery.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarcinG (367) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2016
Keg. Bursztynowy kolor ladna biala piana o gestej kremowej aparycji. Orzechowe nuty w smaku z goryczkowym akcentem. Ok

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Derbeth (646) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 2, 2015
Can. Light amber colour, minimal head. Intensive green apple and nothing more. Light bitterness. Very watery. Does not taste like a beer. Awful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tranquillity (1721) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Draft in Canada. Lovely head, just like a nitro can. It’s orange, with a big fluffy head. The aroma is flowery, the taste has some alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rlgk (16926) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2015
Draught at Leonardo Hotel, Heathrow. Clear golden beer with a nice foamy offwhite head. Malty bready aroma, sourish with fruity notes. Fruity malty flavor, bready, grass, sourish, some caramel and with floral notes. Thin bodied and kinda boring.

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