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


on tap

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RATINGS: 2052   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - JAN 23, 2002
better than guinness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2005 Yelloworange with thin off-white head. Roasted malt aroma with notes of apples, rubber and cinnamon roll dough. Creamy flavor with some bitterness. Dry and a bit salty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dougan (93) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JAN 13, 2002
Where is the Taste??? If I wanted to drink water I would go to the tap

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 11, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2003 Jan 2002 Had on draft. The appearance is that of Guinness, only gold instead of black -- beautiful. After that, kind of a boring everyday English light ale. Miles better than what most Americans drink everyday -- as smooth as something like Miller, but with more malt and enough hops so you know its beer -- but its a sad Irish pub that doesn't offer something better.

Feb 2003. BORING! I finally am really understanding why others hate nitro, and why "smooth" isn't always a compliment when it comes to beer. Thirst-quenching and easy to drink, but it was awfully hard to discern ANY flavor here other than an indistinct dryish maltiness. I will probably not have this again unless I can get to the UK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 1, 2002
Re-Rate 01/01/02: Pours a cloudy gold, that clears quickly and leaves a bright white head and sheets of lace. Malt nose, thin middle, nice hop spicy bite at the slightly dry finish. Little or no carbonation, clean, fresh and not a bad beer, beats the hell out of that can swill.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RicktheBassAleDrinker99 (6) - USA - DEC 19, 2001 does not count
I could only have a few. Nitrogen system doesn’t add much to flavor. However, the beer tasted much better after having a few Bass Ales afterward.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
proc (342) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2001
I agree with Cobb who called this a golden Guinness. Same type of head settling show as a Guinness in the glass. Very mild, with little to no bite/aftertaste at the end. A very slight sweet taste balances out a very slight bitter taste. I could see where you could definetely make a session out of this beer. It goes down almost too easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4631) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 14, 2001
I’m betting that if you could get it without the N2, then it’d be a better glass of bitter. Good appearance, sweetish, good hopping.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cobb99 (4) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 14, 2001 does not count
A great beer. Reminds me of a golden Guiness, if there ever was such a thing. Be careful though, always start out with a Boddingtons and then make the switch to something lighter. They pack a punch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 14, 2001
A creamy delight and just sheer heaven to drink. A visual masterpiece that tastes as good as it looks.

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