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

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RATINGS: 1971   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.


foobird's rating

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
foobird (2) - - DEC 25, 2012
Very doughy aroma. Hazy golden appearance with minimal froth. Light, slightly bitter taste and somewhat flat palate. Overall, not a very good beer.


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (79) - - JUL 8, 2014
Light brown with a foamy white head. Aroma is faintly sweet. Taste shows hints of honey, wheat, and apricot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Lothore (542) - California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
A- Pours a golden yellow color with a huge, mesmerizing creamy head that sticks around for quite a while. S- Yeasty, some wheat, generic BMCish nose T- Creamy, light hop notes, macro lager, hints of yeast, very middle of the road. M- Low carbonation, very creamy, unpleasant mouthfeel. D- This is a beer that I certainly drainpoured. I can’t get past the texture, the flavor (or lack thereof) and the nose. Really not something i’d revisit.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jayzz (286) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Creamy good. As expected with Nitro cans. Enjoy that it is true to English style ales

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bygers (630) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2014
Can 0,5l. Pours a clear amber with a large creamy beige head with good retention. Aroma is faint of honey, wheat bread and dried apricots. Taste of wheat, honey, bread, caramel, honey and dried apricots. Full body. Flat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
eruizgarcia (186) - - JUN 20, 2014
Watery but slightly creamy and very easy to drink. Very bready, light malt flavor. Nothing special.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AAEA (82) - California, USA - JUN 19, 2014
16 FL OZ ($1.99) pretty good ale, light in flavor very easy bit. the kind of beer meant to be guzzled. I liked it and it was real good price. I enjoyed for the price and a good buy if found under what i paid.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
HopfenWeisse (957) - - JUN 18, 2014
Clear golden amber with beautiful head. Not so much aroma, some yeast. Taste is malt. Bitter finish.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LuckyDog (23) - - JUN 17, 2014
This is a classic English bitter. The can is better than draft sometimes. I’d rather be drinking out in England, but it least I can remember being there.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Darkmagus82 (441) - - JUN 12, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 4-24-12 - Poured from nitro can into pint glass Appearance – Upon pouring from the can there is a yellowish honey colored body. The nitrogen bubble can be seen streaming up through the beer, giving it a lighter color when it is initially poured. As the bubbles cascade up through the beer it leaves a deeper golden colored brew with a nice thick white foam head left on the surface of the brew. Smell – There is a heavy caramel aroma mixed with a bready body. There are some hints of honey and some floral notes mixed in as well, which with the caramel give a rather sweeter smell. Taste – It begins with a strong breadiness. Unlike what is detected in the nose, there is not much sweetness at all. There is a bitterness that develops on the tongue throughout the taste experience. Toward the end there is a floral and grassy flavor that mixes with the breadiness, leaving a somewhat astringent and herbal flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel – Creamy due to the nitrogen nature, but the effervescence is low. It would actually do much better from a higher level of carbonation as it wouldn’t accentuate the rather unpleasant flavors left on the tongue like the creamy nitrogen body does. Overall – Really the only thing this brew has is a decent smell and look. The breadiness was nice, but the herbal and astringent flavors really took away from it and as for its mouthfeel, a non-nitrogen driven nature may have suited the flavors better.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
generallee08 (506) - New York, USA - JUN 4, 2014
This beer pours with a thick and foamy head. Wonderful active bubbles slowly float to the top to form a thick white head. This creamy white head sits on top of a golden amber body with tons of tiny slow rising bubbles. The aroma is floral with some malty notes. The flavor is creamy, sweet and smooth. It has a very light malt character with a watery middle and some bitter hops in the finish. Overall it’s a very interesting beer with smooth light flavors.


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