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Derby Business As Usual

Brewed by Derby
Style: Bitter
Derby, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
Cask & bottled; Regular.

A balanced easy drinking, malty, traditional amber beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (14431) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle at home in London - sourced from Ales by Males. Pours totally clear copper with a foamy, mostly white head. The nose is simple berry fruits, light bread, leaves, toasted grain. Light-medium sweet flavor with pleasant, rounded berry fruit sugars, low bitterness, touches of leaves, faint grass, apple, very mild toffee accents, bready malts. Light bodied with average carbonation. Moderately sweet on the finish with further bready malt character, berries, apple, slight grain and leaf. Tasty, easygoing bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
msbernac (1165) - Krakow, POLAND - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle Aroma-cooked vegetables, caramel, Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-light body, thin feel, average carbonation, abrupt finish Overall-not good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9405) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2015
One-third pint, tap at the brewpub, The Tap. Clear amber coloured body. Good amount of lacework from a low beige head. Caramel-driven aroma and taste leading to a bittersweet finish. Easy to drink. Straightforward (Derby 22.02.2015).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (11093) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2015
Leicht trübes orangegoldenes Bier mit einer fingerbreiten leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach Obst, leicht hopfig, wenig Zitrone. Geschmack fruchtig, malzig, etwas Karamell, Citrus, süffig, ok!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (10637) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle @ home. Clear amber color, medium sized beige head that lasts for a decent while. Smell and taste malts, some caramel, biscuit, decently bitter. Lingering bitterness in the finish. Medium body and carbonation. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (4110) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home. Clear amber. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted). Flavor medium sweet and bitter. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2026) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2014
500ml bottle from the pheasantry brewery. Amber colour with a thin white head. Malt aroma and taste with a touch of caramel. Decidedly average bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (6648) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 12, 2014
500ml bottle from Booths, Penwortham. Pours clear amber, thin white head. Aromas of stewed apples, biscuit. Taste is more of the same, sweet finish. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2530) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle from Ales By Mail [150814]
Dark amber, clear, frothy white head, good lacing
Aroma - soft sweet fruity malts, quite malty
Taste of sweet fruity caramel malts, slight raisin, soft toffee malts, English bitter hops, soft honey
Palate - soft carb, medium body, bit oily. Finish has some soft bitter hops, pleasant sweet fruity toffee honey linger
Overall - Quite quaffable, easy going, a bit ordinary though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mighty_meadow (304) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2014
500ml bottle from Asda. Copper coloured. Decent cream head and lacing. Quite malty. Almost an Irn-Bru hint. Grassy. Slightly bitter finish. Not bad.

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