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Crouch Vale Essex Boys Bitter (Cask)

 (RETIRED)
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style
Formerly brewed at Crouch Vale
Style: Bitter
South Woodham Ferrers, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Replaced by Essex Boys Best Bitter (3.8%) in mid 2011.
A pale brown beer with plenty of pleasing malt and hop flavour despite the low gravity. Unputdownable!
NOTE: 500ml ’Essex Boys Best Bitter’ (4.0%) is bottled Crouch Best.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4424) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Cask @ Dirty Dicks, Halifax. Clear copper brown with a creamy head. There’s some grain in a generally malty nose with a steady malt flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvikar (3624) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 31, 2014
Cask sample at Charlie’s Bar in Copenhagen. Pours Amber with a beige head, aroma of butter, malt and cookies, flavor is dull with malt, cookies and caramel, medium bodied

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (6351) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
[5/4/14] Cask at Charlie’s Bar in Copenhagen. Clear amber. Aroma of malt, a bit of butter and some fruitiness. Sweetish flavor with malt, a bit biscuit, a bit of butter and some fruitiness. Medium-bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rane (919) - Nibe, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Amber with offwhite head. Aroma sweet malts flowers. Malt some bitterness. Great dtinkability.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (4983) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Cask at Charlie’s Bar, Copenhagen. Poured a clear copper colour with a bubbly broken white head. The aroma is light malt hop. The flavour is light bitter with a watery light hop palate. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Light and easy drinking but with very little going on.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kermis (5749) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2014
Cask at Charlie’s bar. Pours clear dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of caramel, butter and fruits. Flavour is light sweet and bitter. Light to light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheEmbryo (15) - ITALY - JUL 13, 2013
Nothing special as a bitter beer but is easy to enjoy the fruity and soft aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11390) - DENMARK - MAR 17, 2013
Cash @ Charlies, 3.5%. Clear dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit and hop. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, hop, little dry, little bread, little sweet and a little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11899) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Cask @ Charlies Pub, Copenhagen. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 150313

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tomciccateri (1021) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - SEP 23, 2012
On cask, pours a clear mahogany with lasting tab lace. Light body dry malty flavor, slight wordy char, mellow hop flavor. Nice.


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