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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3728) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2010
Can at home. Clear, copper with a creamy off-white head leaving some laces. Aroma moderate malty (caramel, light roasted) and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter. Medium body.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2010
Can. Pours an light amber color with an off white head. Aroma is of hops that are slightly floral, along with some sweet malt. Flavor is basically the same, and has a rather weak and muted taste. Body is light and slightly watery. Overall an ok Bitter but not worth picking up again.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jesperhammer (2899) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2010
02-OCT-2010, can @home, from "Netto". Amber, low head. Fruity with a slightly bitter finish. Low carbonation, watery, boring.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Defreni (2601) - Husum, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2010
Dåse: rødbrun klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duft af syntetisk engelsk humle. Smagen er kraftig metallisk og al det værste fra engelske bitters. Virkelig ikke en særlig god øl.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (4649) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
bread, nuts, toast, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, salty, light body, oily feel, lively, nice soft beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6653) - Assentoft, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
Copper-coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Faint malty aroma. Flavor is moderate sweet and finish nice bitter. Dry texture.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (10545) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
Can from netto. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Brown-amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some maltsweetness. Average finish. Oily palate.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
charlotte (4215) - rødovre, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2010
Can Amber colour with small white.Aroma of caramel and hops,mild with thin body.Flavor of malt and bread smooth with light finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11146) - DENMARK - SEP 27, 2010
50 cl can. Clear golden/amber with small white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, hops and fruit.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2010
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is dry hoppy and slight malty. Flat malty and light tobacco hoppy note. Roasted malt, rather dry. lasting roasted malt flavoured. Mild bitterness and lasting roasted malt note. Smooth.


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