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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, can & keg; Regular. Pasteurised.
Keg version is 4.0%.

With over 200 years of brewing pedigree, Courage Best Bitter retains its widespread popularity. Best is available in both cask and keg meaning even if your local isn’t a cask beer stockist, you can still enjoy the great taste of Courage Best.
Pale brown in appearance with a bitter after taste, Courage Best Bitter consumers enjoy its lower ABV of 4% that allows them the opportunity to enjoy their favourite ale for longer.
Pale in colour, fully balanced with a malty flavour and distinctive hop character, makes for an easy drinking session beer.

Ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Sugar, Hops, Yeast, Colour E150C, Stabiliser E405.


bluemoonmatt's rating

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluemoonmatt (3) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, - NOV 8, 2012
Decent enough for the price (on offer from the local supermarket) but if you rate quality over price I would definitely choose another.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BaroneBirra (398) - Gorizia, ITALY - FEB 4, 2016
0.5 bottle. pale copper, big compact head. faint hoppy aroma. slighty metallic, quite watery but with pleasant malty and aromatic final.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (555) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2015
Very middle of the road drinkable but bland dry finish some caramel and hops

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AshtonMcCobb (4413) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 27, 2015
50cl bottle. Appearance - golden amber with a decent head. The head disappears quickly. Nose - toffee mostly. Taste - toffee, light biscuit. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a finish that could be fresher. Overall - not worth a revisit.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dchad56 (237) - - FEB 17, 2015
Light sweet fruity aroma. Clear amber with very thin white head quickly receding. Fizzy on tongue - no real lasting taste - fairly weak

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2726) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
500ml bottle from Sainsburys. The colour is amber with an off-white, thin foaming head. Very light aroma, with some slight hops. Taste is typical of an English bitter. OK.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wekker84 (2031) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle a amber colored beer with a white head aroma malts spicy citrus fruits and hops flavor malts citrus fruits spicy and hops

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
allmyvinyl (7750) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2014
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. 3.8% ABV. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas are light caramel, light soap/floral hops. Slight sulphur/metal note. Taste has fruit sweetness, light bitterness, caramel and more floral hops. Light bodied and thin to watery. OK.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (13053) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig, Karamell, fruchtig. Geschmack trocken fruchtig, malzig, Karamell.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Appearance: Clear amber with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Biscuit, floral and fruity. Taste: Low bitterness, low/medium sweet and sourness. Palate: Thin grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt biscuity, fruity finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace. Easy session beer. Review if for bottled version 3.6% ABV.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Hanoi (710) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2014
Nose is light malt slight cereal. Very bland. Taste is light malt leading to a little butter scotch. Slightly too fizzy. This is a surprisingly poor bitter.


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