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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
"The Traditional British Pint" lives on at Deschutes Brewery & Public House only. Coppery in color and robust in flavor, Bachelor Bitter will leave your taste buds humming. Galena, Willamette and Kent Golding hops create fantastic hop bitterness, aroma and flavor. Now Available in 22oz bottles as part of the Bond Street Series.

tia's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (1476) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Tap. Copper with creamy head and lacing. Smells almost melony plus bready and peppery. Tastes sweet, but not too sweet, with a light bitterness. Full mouth feel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (4299) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Draft. Clear copper with a big white head. The aroma is doughy and a bit grassy. The taste has nice caramel sweetness and a touch of bitterness. Medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
miyauchi38 (1033) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Bitter. 香ばしいブラ&

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (2592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2015
Aroma: light fruity, peaches, sweet malts, caramel, bread. Appearance: clear, light brown, small, frothy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, remain quite light, good fruitiness. Overall: very nice ESB indeed, malty, fruity, excellent. Pint at GBBF 2015, Kensington Olympia.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (525) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2015
Draught, cask at the GBBF 2015 (London Olympia) on 14-Aug-2015. ABV 5.3%. Dark amber colour with a small white head. Aroma of sweet malt, oranges and slightly nutty. Medium body and soft carbonation. Flavour of caramel, sweet malt, dark fruits and light citrus. Slightly bitter finish. In the ESB style, light, easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ARH (1049) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2015
On tap, poured into a plastic cup at Deschutes Street Pub Chicago. The aroma is a malty, fig, molasses, raisin, and pie crust combination with a mild roasted nut note late. Itís an effervescent, hazy caramel brown with a tan, dense sudsy head that retains a moderate messy surface and a dense, but runny lace. The taste is a medium bittersweet that balances well at first, but turns more bitter heavy by mid cup. The texture is a thicker oiliness with a fuzzy carbonation and a medium light body. The flavor profile, at first, strikes the palate as caramel apple with a dark chocolate, but oranges, molasses, and pie crust emerge next with nuts coming through late. The finish is a dark raisin and woody spice blend with molasses late. Itís dry with a mellow toffee and pie crust aftertaste with a warm combination of molasses, nuts, and a bitter wood spice. Thereís also a hint of waxiness, and a roasty nutty bitter aftertaste late, but all very mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2015
14th August 2015
GBBF Day 4. Cask. Clear gold - amber beer, a few pale cream colour bubbles. Palate is light with decent fine carbonation. Smooth malts. A little sweet bubblegum ester. Big spicy orange. Light hop spicy finish. Nice bitter!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Cask at gbbf 2015 day 4. Amber / burnt orange coloured pour with a loose white head. Aroma is sweet toast, nutty, tangerine, fine. Flavour is composed of nutty light berry, faint lemon, . quite delicate and well balance. Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation. Really good bitter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DSG (9563) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/27/15] Draught at Deschutes Brewery & Public House in Portland. Amber-colored. Aroma of butter, caramel and toffee. Sweetish flavor, buttery, with caramel, toffee, light fruitiness and a bitterish finish. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (3164) - 1st Republic, Vermont, USA - FEB 9, 2015
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange to brown color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute leaving some light lacing here and there and ends up sliding for the most part. The smell had a decent amount of sweet malts, slight nuts over top of the hops. The taste was mainly the same with a slight quick malty aftertaste leading to a dry sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Overall, I would say that this was a decent ESB I could have again. Iíd like to have again and wouldnít mind having with some fish ní chips.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (8389) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 19, 2014
"bachelor bitter is now the tap, and bacheloe esb is the bottle, so this review is for tap only...a little lighter and smoother than in the bottle, so a noch up there, but it loses a touch of itís complexity."

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