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Style: Bitter
London, England
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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Cask & Bottle; Regular.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (1714) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle@Yesprs (21/03/2014) - golden amber pour with white head. Aroma and taste is bready toasty malty, caramel, light toffee, slightly herbal. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratto (16) - - APR 6, 2014
From bottle. Nearly flat, no head. Aroma is sweet, malty and toffey. Tastes like toffee. Delicate spicy hop flavours. Nice and refreshing beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (20576) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle at yespr. Clear orange-red coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, bread and hops. Sweet flavour of caramel, bread and hops. Hoppy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brnandersen (1838) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2014
Sample from 50 cl. bottle. Clear, amber colour with a dense, off-white head. Fruity aroma with caramel malts, spices, fruits and light citrus. Taste is light bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture. Finishes dry with bread, fruits and a lightly toasted note. Neat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29170) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of caramel, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and straw, leading to a bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. dense light beige head. Aroma. caramel, fruits sweetness. flavour. bread, sweetness, fruitgs. medium bodied. ends bready and sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30755) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter, toasted and slight herbal. Bitter and toasted malty finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2014
50 cl bottle. Dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, fruit and hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7944) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle at home, from ABM, 09/03/14. Clear copper amber with a well appointed off white head that retains well. Nose is orchard fruits, toffee, malty notes, light smoke, light metallic notes. Taste comprises orchard fruit, light bread, touch of caramel, hint of spice. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, drying bitter close. Solid bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2062) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [260114]
Caramel brown, clear, slight off white bubbly head that dissipates quickly
Aroma of caramel, brown malts, hedgerow fruits, dab of berry fruits, good aroma
Taste of brown caramel malts, soft berry fruits, biscuity malts, toasted malts, light toffee, soft English hops
Palate - Medium carb and body, bit oily, soft mouthfeel. Finish - some more toasted malts and biscuit, easy drinking.
Overall - Decent ’Boring Brown Bitter’ - this is an example of how to make them properly - and yes, it’s not boring


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