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

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Available cold filtered in 500ml bottles.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 29, 2002
Sweet, malt aroma, with a bit of caramel/butterscotch. Copper with tiny head. Bitter/malt flavour, well balanced. Bitter with a full mouth feel. A fair Bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2005 29th Aug - Bottled. Good bottled bitter - not great, just a higher alcohol version of the bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GregClow (2857) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2002
Very nice colour. Malty aroma with a slightly soapy edge. A little soapiness in the flavour as well, but it’s quickly offset by hints of caramel and a moderate bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 24, 2002
Reddish, copper colour. Malty aroma w/ hint of caramel & touch of hops. Smooth, medium body. Malty up front w/ caramel notes. Lingering bitter finish. Eminently quaffable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 18, 2002
reddish brown colour, disappeaing head. full bodied malty beer. I’m starting to see a real house character among brakspear beers. quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - JUL 31, 2002
Pretty light on the malts with a noticeable bitterness and astringency in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2002
Didn;t mind it, nice chary malt flavour, and nice hop bitterness, another english bitter i guess.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nuffield (3665) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2002
Pours with a decent head, settling into a thin head tyipcal of a bitter, but carbonation persists in palate for some time. Aroma is mild but with distinctive caramel. Flavor well balanced, not particularly bitter in finish. Better than any of the other Brakspears I’ve had. (bottle)


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