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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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"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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (849) - 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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oregontarheel (38) - - OCT 21, 2013
IBU 43 - A bend locals favorite. Deep copper color, rich malty body, and Classic English hops. A fine traditional English bitter ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (7895) - Carlsbad, California, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Tap at Deschutes in Bend. Clear orange pour. Medium foam with webby lacing. Nose is stickier candies, strawberry, mild apple oxidation, acetaldehyde. Taste is biscuit, mild butter, biting acidity, spicy hops. Thick sugar density. Biting, spicy finish. Mild metallic twang.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cwald (91) - Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2013
this is a decent IPA. It is very hoppy... more do than the IBUs would indicate. It is a pucker beer that you better have plenty of time to down a pint. Can’t rush this kind of drinking. enjoyable, but would rather go with a more subdued mirror pond or twilight.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (687) - USA - APR 4, 2013
Copper, slight haze, white head. Aroma: light caramel, herbal hops, touch of fruit. Flavor: grainy/bready malt with a little caramel, fairly firm spicy/herbal hop flavor and bitterness follows. Drinkable, balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackEyePA (559) - USA - JUL 17, 2012
Really great. I could drink it all day. Gold, amber color. Sweet malt and slight hop aroma. Taste and palate is clean, balanced, raisin, fresh grain and little carmel. Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpreo (1426) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Sold as the Deschutes "Pub Exclusive" at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Eugene, OR.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StinkBall (157) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2012
This is one of my least favorite Deschutes beers. It just didn’t do it for me, I just had a sample of it but that was enough for me to know I didn’t like it. Doesn’t stand up to good British bitters.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (812) - Nevada, USA - MAY 26, 2012
Pours from the tap at Deschutes Public House. Deep orange color is clear with a creamy foam. Some hop aromas with caramel. Light mouthfeel with small carbonation bubbles. Good malty base that is balanced well. Finishes neutral.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (5564) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2012
On tap at the Portland location (amazingly, this was in the database, somehow the do tons of one-offs at Deschutes. Man, I would get 100 ratings a year from this place if I was local). Pours a light amber color with a medium white head. A crisp nose of hops and dry leaves. A rich flavor of caramel and some bitter hops. Very fresh and clean. Tasty.


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