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Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Bitter
Liverpool, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised in kegs and cans (previously pasteurised in bottles too).
Previously known as Cains Traditional Bitter.
NOTE: Only ratings for the canned and kegged version should be posted here. The cask version has a separate listing.
A regular winner of awards for quality and flavour, and winner of the silver medal at the International Brewing Industry Awards 2002, this refreshing yet full-bodied bitter is a favourite with beer drinkers everywhere. The rich flavours of premium malt and goldings hops are unmistakable in this well balanced, traditionally brewed bitter.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11052) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2010
Amber with a small white head. Aroma of grass and caramel. Sweet grassy and caramel flavour with a slightly bitter finish

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 4, 2010
It’s dark red amber with a dense, creamy and lasting head. The aroma is mild with notes of caramel, malt and light fruit. The flavour has a light sweetness and notes of caramel, malt, fruit, and the finish is dry. It’s uncomplicated and easy to drink.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - NOV 19, 2010
Can, 50cl. pours a clear and dark amber beer with a weak offwhite head. The aroma is malt and sweetness. The flavor is very close to the nose. The palate is sweetness. Overall a boring beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stefano (1872) - Esbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2010
Brown colour with a creamy white head. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some maltsweetness. Average finish. Thin palate.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Pours dark amber with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel, malt and light hop. Flavour is malt, light bitter and light earthy hop.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
Can courtesy HenrikSoegaard. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are malt, caramel, fruits and hops.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (10765) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2010
50cl can from netto blågårdsgade. clear red amber, very smooth large offwhite to light-brownish head. "smooth" sweet malty and bitterhoppy aroma. flavor is caramelly, sweet malty, bitter, hops that taste slighly like metal, "flat" hops.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Can @ Netto. Pours amber with a settling white head. Nose is peach, grass and bready malts. Medium to thin body. Dry and hoppy flavor with a bit of caramel and can. Average.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11149) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2010
Can. [thanks, bigbro]
Pours dark coppery amber with a small, frothy, off-white film head. Aroma is doughy, light caramel, mildly toasted. Highish carbonation, a tad thin and watery. Flavour has caramel, light toasted, grassy notes, mild bitter and quite dry finish. Average.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
trapez (1514) - Hilleroed, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2010
Can. Aroma of malt and nuts. Golden amber colour with small beige head. Malt flavour with only slight hops bitterness. More bread yjan bitter. Low carbonation. A bit watery.


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