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Brewed by Buffys
Style: Bitter
Norwich, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Buffy's Bitter, the definitive Buffys beer is a classic pint in the best tradition of craft brewing. It is brewed using the finest Marris Otter malts, with a trace of roast and crystal tliat produce this superb deep amber coloured bitter.
A good traditional flavour is achieved using Old English Fuggles and Goldings hops that grow in the hop fields of Herefordshire. The more modern First Gold dwarf hops are then added to give this quality brew added depth and bite.
This, our best selling beer, accounts for over half of the brewery's total production and is brewed every week of the year. It is allowed to mature in the cask for roughly two weeks to arrive in peak condition ready to serve once settled.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1754) - Northern Beaches, Sydney, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2010
Cask - The Brewery Tap, Wroxham. Poured a light chestnut with a short-lived medium sized white head. Berry and some lightly tart apple on the aroma with some nice toffee and base hop notes. Good up front fruit with a lingering dry bitterness. Soft on the palate, light to medium in body.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8682) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask Conditioned Gravity dispense Brackley Round Table BF. An amber coloured beer with a whitish loose ring of bubbles. The aroma is spoilt by diacetyl, but the taste is pretty decent. Good full flavoured fruity notes. Pretty decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thebeertourist (4793) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 20, 2009
Cask at The Priory Arms, Stockwell. Hazy pale golden, small head. Earthy nose. Good fruity bitterness. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2009
Cask at bow bar Edinburgh ... copper ... thin tan head ... light sweet malt nose .. light sweet fruit ... quite dry... light bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RichardGretton (4241) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2008
Cask@Nottingham Beer Festival, 2008. Amber beer with a lightly toffee aroma, the flavour is mildly bitter and toffee. Overall a poor bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13597) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Cask at GBBF08. Good spicy hop. Clear dark amber colour, small stable white head. OK spicy hop flavour. Thin mouthfeel, but good flavour. Teaish spicy hop.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
chimplechamp (601) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 10, 2007
cask at troon beerfest- pours brownish copper with a big foamy grey head, smells nothing, tastes nothing. ok. it smells more then it tastes, nutty some tart, but the only taste is a minimal toasted malt. not my cup.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2007
Cask at troon beer fest 07. Aroma is tart fruit and biscuity malt, rather full for the %. Taste is minimal compaired to aroma with pritty much just biscuity malts.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (13636) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2007
Cask handpull at Cherry Tree, Norfolk. Nice English hop aroma, lovely fruit in mouth, slightly perfumed, excellent condition, good sharp hop finish. Really lovely tasty session bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2011 Cask, gravity dispense, at Wellington Arms Beer Festival ’07, Bedford. Amber with a small white head. Hop aroma. Malt and fruit taste, quite citric. Medium bitterness. Good. 5.5.11 Cask handpump at same location. A little egg in the aroma. Some citrus in the taste with the malt. Rating:4,4,7,4,12:3.1


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