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

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RATINGS: 2002   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Can: Pasteurised. Nitro widget.
Also sold as Boddington’s Gold and Boddington’s Export.
Stronger version of Boddington’s Bitter. First brewed in 1994 at 4.8%
Creamy head and a golden well balanced body.


0.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Jorufo (5) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 9, 2002 does not count
too flat

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LordNeuf (136) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2002
A very nice creamy head. Nitro enhanced, deep amber ale. smooth finish, simple and quite enjoyable

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
winkle (476) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2002
Pretty damm average. Nitro head, boring body. Buy something else

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2002
I’ve always loved the look of nitro beers and admire the way they cascade and settle. Very dramatic. Should have probably stopped there before getting into the whole ’tasting’ aspect of this ’beer’. As smooth, watery, and astoundingly bland as a canned nitro brew undoubtedly could be. Some vague pear, apple, and buttery flavors. Palate absolutely awful. Finish is bland and nasty. Golly. Can’t wait to get an entire case of this one. Mainly so I can pour it down the toilet and save some other poor soul from having to experience this crap.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidoc (113) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 2, 2002
A mild tasting beer that is pleasant to drink.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
foduck (330) - Denton, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2002
Obvious nitrogen from the appearance, totally unnatural and it alarmed me a bit, since I’m not used to drinking nitrogen beer. Other than that it was boring. No aroma, the smallest amount of fruity apple flavor. Won’t drink this again. Just made me piss a lot. HARDLY a bitter!

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Linc (737) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2002
If there is a high suicide rate in the UK, this is the reason. Watery, dull flavourless beer. Aroma of wet cardboard and body odour, flavour, what little there is, hinted of cats urine and eye wash. If there wasn’t so much water in it, it would be completely undrinkable. Urine in colour, not at all dark amber, no bitterness worth speaking of unless you like the bitterness that comes from 440mL of cats piss sitting in an aluminium tin for 4 months before coming to the shelves of your local Liquorland. Stupid, watery, nitroed, gimmicky.... drainpour.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gunshy (479) - Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2002
I had a friend that kept trying to hook me on this stuff. While it’s not a bad beer, I tend to agree that it suffers being in the crazy can it is in. Would be intersted in seeing a bottle version of it. I like the taste, but it suffers from the influence of the can and the contraption they put in it. It’s creamy and has a nice dark amber color to it. As a bitter, there are much better ones out there.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Diego (79) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 19, 2002
Had a rather bland taste although the appearance hinted at something a bit more exceptional. I was disappointed. I ordered it on draft at a local pub in L.A. and did not get a second refill opting for a bottle of trustworthy Henekein instead.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dankfor20 (193) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 17, 2002
Creamy white head on top of a nice dark golden color looks like it be greta bu ta little lacking in flavor definatley drinkable not one of my favorites though


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