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Brewed by Brakspear (Refresh UK - Marstons plc)
Style: Bitter
Witney, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Cold filtered.
Ingredients: Maris Otter barley; English Goldings and Fuggles hops.


tampierre's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (936) - Pilsen, - FEB 23, 2013
Bottled 0.5l ; Devon ; UK ; Malty aroma ; Amber color with some head ; Nicely balanced malt and hops taste ; Pleasant beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DIBBLE (43) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Reddish golden beer with brief off white head. Aroma is malt with a honeyed sweetness. Moderate carbonation. Light and refreshing herbal hoppy bitterness. Finish is sweet, grassy, raisens, shortbread.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (683) - Ząbki, POLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Aromat: dominuje chmiel (ziołowy, herbaciany, kwiatowy i lekko perfumowany). Niewiele za nim słód (zbożowy, chlebowy, tostowy, karmelowy) estry (jabłko, gruszka, suszone owoce). Barwa złota, klarowna. Piana lekko zabarwiona, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanie obfita i podobnie trwała. Smak: dominacja chmielu (zioła, herbata, kwiaty) nad słodem (chlebowy, tostowy, prażony). Nieco mniejsze estry (jabłko) i nieco wina. Ogólnie kwaskowość przewyższająca słodycz. Goryczka umiarkowana, delikatna i krótka. Smukła pełnia, niskie wysycenie i nieco cierpkie odczucie w ustach. Sesyjny i pijalny bitter, kóry poza lekkim utlenieniem nie ma większych wad. Nie jest to jednak wybitne piwo i dla wielu może się okazać po prostu nudne.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
JohnCook101 (382) - - MAR 6, 2015
Pretty generic bitter. Moderate malt, slightly floral, very mild bitterness. Not much else to say.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JPC1524 (15) - Devon, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
A bit of a disappointment. Lacking any complexity what so ever. Too much bitterness on the palate which overpowers any other flavour.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
dchad56 (49) - - FEB 18, 2015
Medium sweet aroma - medium amber with thin white head, little carbonation. Slight fizz on tongue. Weakish thin taste - nothing special.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (554) - BELARUS - FEB 13, 2015
Copper colour, moderate head. Aroma of caramel & toffee. Light body. A bit watery. The taste is fruity with bitter hops profile. So is the ending.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2411) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 9, 2015
500ml bottle. 03-02-2015.
BBD: have to check the bottle, but quite fresh, brought from England by a friend.
In short: classic bitter.
Pours soe lcear amber with nice off white head, tiny but some persistant, Fruity, malty, herbal aromas. Quite british malt profiled, very classical brew, somw sweet, oily, lingering fruity notes. Enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
g_georgiou (325) - CYPRUS - JAN 15, 2015
Clear orange body with a thin white head. Aroma is malt, caramel. Taste is sweet with medium biterness. Medium body, soft carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
christhoel (270) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
A basic bitter but a good cupboard filler and really quite a good drink brown, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, average carbonation, bitter,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (4520) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle at home from asda. Dark orange / copper coloured pour with a lasting loose off white head. Aroma Is grainy, stale malts, berry, hedgerow hop. Flavour is composed light grainy, honey malts, spicy hop, bit of veg broth, heather. Palate is ordinary, highish carbonation, grainy. Lingering earthy fatty notes. Possible.


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