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Brewed by Brains
Style: Bitter
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 440ml cans and 500ml bottles.
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews.


2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Cunningham (5441) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 27, 2013

Appearance: Clear copper color with a tan head. Some lacing.
Aroma: Caramel malt and light fruity.
Palate: Medium body. A bit sweet and some bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste: Sweet caramel malt. Light fruity and light hoppy.
Overall impression: Unusual dull and boring British bitter.
Personal stats: Bottle from SPAR Stansted Airport in England

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (5552) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle shared with McTapps. Some aroma of malt and coriander mixed with a slightly hoppy finish. Nice and very easy to drink bitter. Liked it.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (5553) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2013
Bottle shared with MichaelBruch. Clear amber in colour with low head. No carbonation, smooth body. Nose of spices and hops. Taste of low malt, coriander, caramel, honey, pepper, ginger and mild hops. Very easy to drink, really enjoyable.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ManVsBeer (5645) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2013
Modest bitter that has a clear deep golden colour and an excellent body. Mid-bitterness.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gunnfryd (12286) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2012
Bottle. Deep golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is butterscotsch, malt, hop, fruit, grass. Flavour is butterscotsch, malt, hop, fruit, grain. Medium body. Boring beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (2908) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2012
Bottle. Amber colour quicly diminishing head. Malt aroma. Taste is a little caramel, pepper and hops. Both sweet and bitter. Too carbonated for my liking.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cjparsons1 (3) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2012 does not count
Bottle. Pleasing hop aftertaste but I found the beginning and middle unexciting.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (22398) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2012
Bottled (K CM Kivihaka, Vaasa). Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, floral, some grassyness and quite malty. Flavour is quite similar with some good bitterness in the finish. Mild doughy notes as well (due to see through clean bottles?)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cuso (5866) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle from bierzwerg.de. Amber color with small white head. Aroma of malt with hints of roasted nuts. Taste, caramel malt, roasted nuts, very light bitterness in finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (921) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Light copper pour, minimal head. Nose is roasted malt, English yeast, and hops. Slightly sweet through the middle. Finish is carbonation, mild hops, and sweet grain. Decent.


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