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East London Foundation Bitter

Brewed by East London (ELB)
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Cask; Regular.
Our signature beer, Foundation Bitter, strives to be that elusive bitter that eschews pretension, is neither too hoppy nor too bland, is as good a second pint as a first, is great on its own, but accompanies food well. In short, a decent, honest sort of a pint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DraftDodger (845) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2016
Copenhagen 26/4 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Purple label announcing that this is a "Best Bitter". Very foamy upon opening leaving a pool on my kitchen table. Pours clear cobber brown with white head. Settles as 0,5 cm thick layer of foam. Aroma of sweet caramel and toffee. Sour notes of orange juice and citrus. Medium carbonation and slightly thick palate. Taste is medium sweet followed by distinct bitterness with a little sourness. Bitterness lingers in aftertaste. Even though I carry a grudge for the pool on my kitchen table I must admit that this is a nice bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1685) - DENMARK - APR 9, 2016
Bottle@Guren with Allan. Amber clear. One finger foam. Cookie toffee aromas. Fine soft sweet flavours and taste. Sweet finish. Swell. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (32931) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2016
Bottled. an amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, bread, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes og malt, caramel, and bread, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (1396) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : clear copper with a medium to small white head. Aroma : floral, herbs, pepper, orange peel, caramel. Palate : medium to light body, average to high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4028) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. Bright amber coloured with no head. It has a slight burnt toffee, nutty and fruity flavour with rich malt, earthy notes and peppery spicy fruit on the finish. Very Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ERB92 (595) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2015
Aroma of fruits, caramel and grains. Amber with a off-white head. Medium sweet and medium + bitter. Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall a really enjoyable Bitter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerNinjaUK (136) - Wiltshire, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Tasted some time ago - transfer from notebook. 500ml bottle from Honest Brew. Pours deep amber with a slight cloud, dense grey-cream head which retains well. Aroma strongly malty with fresh apple juice. Flavour biscuity but with a slight plasticky bitter after taste. Very solid bitter but not hugely interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (7396) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle from Det Gode Brygg, Sandnes. Pours clear mahogany with a tiny off-white head. Aroma of nutty malts. Taste is moderate sweet, caramel and malts, weak dry herbal and harsh finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (16556) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle at Temple Brewhouse London. Clear golden small head. Malty caramel, fruity, citrus, herbal, some grapes. Hoppy citrus flavor, grassy, hay, floral, biscuits, some hay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (38536) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Toasted malty, light fruity. Sweet, fruity and toasted. Fruity finish.

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