RateBeer
Home >

Butcombe Bitter (Bottle)

overall
51
91
style
Brewed by Butcombe
Style: Bitter
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
The West Country’s favourite beer derives from pure Mendip Spring Water ... notably bitter, clean tasting, refreshingly dry, distinctive, and moreish! Made with 100% best Maris Otter Malt, together with a blend of (never divulged) traditional English Hop varieties. Butcombe’s only beer for the Brewery’s first 20 years, and now bottled to celebrate winning the Silver Medal at the Great British Beer Festival 2009.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (256) - - DEC 3, 2014
Copper colour bitter with a white head. Aromas of malt and hops. Taste is of caramel and earthy hops, with a nice long, bitter finish. A classic English bitter. Very drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
christhoel (197) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
a nice bitter from the south id never have thought it brown, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, average carbonation, bitter,

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mulldog (13) - Rochdale, Lancashire, ENGLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle from Tesco in Bishop’s Cleeve. Nice cough drop type flavour and very palatable too boot. Lovely aromas and a thoroughly tasty beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4606) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Classic and quaffy bitter with some hops, bit of leaves and citrus fruits. Crispy taste with a moderate bitterness towards the end, Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (4606) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle bought at Tesco in Ryde. The beer pours out in a clear amber colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and malt with some barley hints. Taste of barley, mild hops, light amlt, flowers, nuts and bread. Bitter and strawy finish. Easy drinkable and refreshing, enjoyed it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle from Waitrose and drunk at home. Clear mid brown lasting beige head. Slight toasty malt aroma with some earthy English malts. Toasty malts are rather good as is the balancing English hops. Rather good I thought. Good balance good brown bitter. I liked it. Good balance. Good malt good hop. Very drinkable. I’d have a second bottle easy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1049) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2014
500ml bottle from local supermarket. Clear caramel colour with a thin head. Aroma is malt. Flavour is dry with a nice bitterness.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mjp12 (445) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Decent bottled bitter, gives a nice dry hop kick, good level of carbonation. Perfectly good sunshine pint.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
campbega (94) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
500ml bottle. Traditional English bitter with earthy, hoppy flavours Decent white head that lasts. Mild bitter finish. Nice beer but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2399) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
Bottle from morrisons. Copper beer with small head. Aroma is malts and yeaat. Taste is caramel, earthy yeast, malts and some slightly astringent bitterness. Ok beer.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50