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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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FBC Best Bitter uses all English hops. It is served via a nitrogen dispense system which creates a firm head of smaller bubbles. This allows us to serve the beer with a lower amount of CO2 and thus the flavor of the beer is not dominated by gas tingle on the tongue.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kwik-lime (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2010
Not their best, in fact probably their-worst. Dull, John Smiths-esque nitro bitter with nothing to recommend about it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Golden brown with a creamy white head. Sweet musty malt and citrus aroma and taste with a mildly astringent finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Clear amber golden with a creamy off-white nitro head leaving laces. Nutty aroma. Medium body, low in carbonation with light accents of nuts and roasted malt. Hardly any bitterness. 250709

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (32001) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours clear and golden orange with a small, dense creamy and slight off-white head. Mild fruity and light sweet aroma. Mild caramelish and subdued fruity flavoured. Light bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 30, 2007
Pours amber with no head. Aromas of caramel but that’s about it. Slightly sweet. Mouthfeel is smooth with a bitter finish. One dimensional.
Earlier Rating: 11/16/2005 Total Score: 3
This was an interesting brew, I had never had a bitter on nitrogen before. Has that sweet caramel flavor but with a very smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Fun to try but I wouldn’t get it again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptKirk (175) - Hephzibah, Georgia, USA - AUG 10, 2006
Had this on cast on tap. Nice rich amber color with floral aroma. I was expecting more hops, but was pleasantly surprised by the malty overtones. Nice mix and a decent beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luvcasks (178) - USA - FEB 4, 2006
Review of the cask-conditioned best bitter Aroma: Slightly floral seems to be Kent Goldng but not noticable for a cask-conditioned beer Appearance: Poured a deep copper with nice clean white head which dissipated quickly Flavor: Malty flavors followed by a hint of spicy hop flavors... the hop bitterness seemed to have a little tea like characteristics Palate: balanced beer with a creamy finish lingers long enough to pause....

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3393) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 10, 2003
Deep copper with lasting tan head.Malt nose.Blended malt flavor with mild hops

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oristo (67) - Orinda, California, USA - JAN 9, 2003
Nice, safe bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pympynaynteazy99 (31) - South San Jose, California, USA - OCT 31, 2002
Good bitter. Could be better.


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