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Brodies West End Best (4.0%)

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Cask: Regular
A traditional Best Bitter with a citrus hop twist. Exclusively available at the Old Coffee House in Soho.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egidis (73) - LITHUANIA - OCT 22, 2015
On tap at King William IV. Amber, clear, small white head. Aromas of tropical fruits, toffee, bread. Medium body, bitter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6196) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2015
Cask at the Ol Coffee House, London. It pours a clean copper color with minimal tan head. Aroma is caramel orange malts grass and biscuit. Taste had light bitterness with more biscuity malts orange peel and light earth and grass. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16661) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2015
Cask at the OCH, 08/10/15. Clear golden copper with a decent off white cap. Nose is earthy hop, straw, bitter orange, caramel. Taste comprises light pine, faint spice, mineral rinse, tangerine, orange pith, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, semi drying close with hop bitterness present. Decent sessioner. Too hoppy for a bitter IMHO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12245) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2015
Cask at The Old Coffee House. It pours clear amber with a decent off-white head. The nose is wood, quite earthy, toasted nuts, brown bread, rivita, cereal stewed orange and petrol (the last one may have been case by the open door and traffic outside). The taste is punchy bitterness upfront, wood, leather, nut , pine, varnish, light caramel backbone, resin, pepper, light chewy malt and a touch of astringency with a lingering bitter-dry finish. Medium body and fine carbonation. Not sure if I have quite had a bitter this bitter before. Perhaps a touch over-the-top, but good nonetheless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5538) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2012
William IV: Brodies Birthday Bash Sept 2011. Hoppy beer with weak, nondescript malt. Some honey notes. Not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12716) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
RBESG August 2011, Cask P&K. Hazy amber with a small white head. Aroma of peach, orange and biscuit. Dry and orange dominated hoppy flavour, a bit tea-like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (13611) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2011
Cask (Cask P&K, RBESG Sunday)
Fruity hop aroma - simcoe-like. Full taste - malts, aromatic fruity hops, and nice bittering hops too. What more could you ask for in a 4% bitter?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ CASK Pub & Kitchen, 6 Charlwood Street, London, Greater London, England SW1V 2EE.

Clear medium yellow amber - orange colour with a small to average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, fruity, moderate hoppy, citrus, lemon, grapefruit, grass, hoppy. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, flowery hops. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20110807]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
Cask at William IV during Brodies Birthday Bash 2011. Pours clear gold with a foamy, white head. Light citrus nose, faint woody hops. Beautiful flavor, very clean, nice balance, some citrusy bitterness, sun-kissed grains and barley. Light bodied with fine carbonation and great condition. Sweet and somewhat sticky finish, slight raw hops, more citrus, light resins. A pretty excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (21751) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
6th August 2011
RBESG Weekend. This one on tap at CP&K. Hazy amber beer, residual white head. Light dry palate. Medium fresh grassy hops with come citrus and pine. Semi dry finish. Not bad at all.

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