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Brewed by Brodies
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask: Occasional.
Maris Otter and Crystal malt in the mash tun. Target, Challenger and Goldings in the copper.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpgibbon (201) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2013
Ha ha of course this isn’t like any bitter you’ve ever had. Bordering on a sour it’s zesty, sharp and thirst quenching. Some malt, wonderfully nuanced carbonation. Red wine, gooseberry, lemon. Legend again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 20, 2011
Cask at the brewpub. Hazy brownish amber. Spicy hops atop nutty roasty malt. Mid dry with firm malt forming a light body. Soft yet crisp with some strawberry and long bitterness. Good quencher.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CraftBeerNick (748) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2012
Cask at Cross Keys in Covent Garden, 19th December 2012. Nice hoppy bitter, good for a session. Not as interesting as some of the other Brodies beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1052) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2014
Cask at the old coffee house, soho. Pours a dark amber with a slightly off white head. Quite fruit lemony aroma with a hint of maltiness. Light to medium body, light carbonation. Light caramel, lemon, grapefruit, wood, pine, sap, toast. Dry, bitter. Tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (4888) - ITALY - MAR 27, 2013
ambrato scarico poca schiuma media persistenza buona luppolatura leggero woody un tocco resina lieve nota malta buona secchezza lieve agrume piuttosto amara

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (9835) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Cask @ Old Coffee House, London. Hazy dark amber with a lasting off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy - peach. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate biter finish. 250413

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2013
Easy drinking, decent bitter, rich see smell, tangy body with prominent hops, fairly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (5845) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2011
(Cask at Cross Keys, Covent Garden, London, 24 July 2011) Dark amber colour with foamy, beige head. Fruity, malty nose with orange peel, toasty malt and earthy hops. Malty, slightly fruity taste with notes of toasty malt, dried fruit and a generous earthy bitterness in the finish. Medium body, with balanced sweetness. Tasty and highly drinkable bitter. Nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13151) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 1, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 23, 2012 RBESG 2011 day 1 at the King William ... There were Cellar problems that weekend and they had lost temperature control on a hot weekend... Dark brown ... thin of white lacing ... soft toffee ... very sweet soft ovaltine ... light smokey woody malts ... soft yeast ... light bitter linger 3.1 cask at the bow ... golden copper ... thin white lacing .... soft sweet toffee malt ... litle of the Malt im not fond off nose... sweet toffee ... light fruity zezt ... sweet lime ... light woody malts ... light juicy biter linger ... soft and simple ... very decent session 3.5

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (3859) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Cask @ The Old Coffee House. Chestnut brown color with a modest white head. The nose is malty caramel, brown sugar sweetness, dark fruits, blackberry. The taste is sweet, more brown sugar and classic crystal malt flavor, long lightly-dry finish. Pretty robust body for a bitter, subtle carbonation. Overall, this was actually a very flavorful bitter served in excellent condition. Respect to the Coffee House for keeping a nice pint despite slightly dingy surroundings.


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