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Elland Best Bitter

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

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unknown

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
Elland Best Bitter is a dry and aromatic beer made with Maris Otter Pale malt and a blend of English and American Hops. All this goes together to produce a straw coloured beer that is strong on aroma with a pronounced bitter flavour.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1168) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
Cask west riding dewsbury. Clear yellow slight white head lacing. Aroma is lemon fruity. Taste is fruity some sweet caramel malts light bitter finish. Medium body. Ok stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3716) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2013
Pale yellow with a small head. It’s pretty much what it says on the pump clip, it’s a fine bitter with a high bitterness and lots of malty-hop character.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markas101 (1833) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 21, 2012
Cask, The Sheffield Cathedral Beer Festival. Medium gold, slight haze. Sweet honey and ginger aroma. More ginger and lemon on the first sip, then warm citrus hops. Finish is bright with caramel at the end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2012
Cask conditioned handpump Malt Shovel Northampton. A pale blonde beer with a white head and lacing. A dry Yorkshire bitter. Decent light hop flavours. Some orange notes but a bit of rubber. Quite normal.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10125) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2011
Cask conditioned at Harbury Beer Fest ’11. Clear gold with white head. Crisp, sharp malts wit a rich tea biscuit type character. Reasonable hop notes to balance up quite nicely. A decent sessionable bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13566) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2011
Cask gravity at K&ES Railway BF 2011. Pale clear gold thin white head. Cracking condition bit of hard candy but extremely pleasant. Easy drinking but not a best bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 21, 2011
cask at guildford arms ... very pale golden yellow ... thin white head ... soft lemon hop nose ... juicy fruits .... light lemon hop nose ... juicy fruits ...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 6, 2009
<i>Cask conditioned at The Castle, Furnival St., London</i>
Hazy blond color. Nice fudge/toffee aroma. Some malt flavor, with residual sweetness, low bitterness, less interesting than the aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7958) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2008
Half pint, hand pulled cask at The Dagda Bar in Edinburgh. Golden body, slightly hazy. Missing head, fragile lacing. Floral hoppy aroma. Taste of fruity hops and honey sweetness, with a decent bitterness lingering on the swallow [26.10.2008].

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
doubelknv3 (979) - Illinois, USA - SEP 14, 2008
Golden with frothy, white head. Biscuit and mild citrus aroma. Citrus, sweet malt, and hop bitter finish.


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