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Flowerpots Bitter

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Brewed by Flowerpots
Style: Bitter
Alresford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A dry, hoppy traditional bitter with a light bronze colour. Excellent on its own and particularly good with food.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (3102) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Cask at the Earl of Normanton, pale amber with a thin head, good malty and lightly sulphurous nose, malty and earthy dry-bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (13835) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2015
Cask at the Great British Beer Festival 2014, Day 3 - London. Pours clear, vibrant gold with a frothy white head. Nice bitter, with some easy grains, hay, lightly toasted bread, dough. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Good balance on the finish with slight bitter straw, leaves, lightly toasted grains. Solid one.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5398) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Alfies, Winchester. A hop forward session bitter. A little too rasping in the finish for my taste.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ForlornHope (190) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
On draught at the Wheatsheaf, Shedfield, Hampshire. Aroma is of cereal and has a slightly resinous hint. Really nice orange colour, brilliant appearance, slight head. Exceptional taste of grain, the sweetness immediately becoming very bitter with a peppery background. Great mouthfeel, the bitterness goes on and on, with a very long finish bordering on astringency. Overall an extremely good beer. The bitterness is exceptional and may put some off, but this is one of the best cask beers out there right now.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (17889) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
14th August 2014
GBBF Day 3. Cask. Hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and crispy. Bready mals, toich of marmalade hops. Light dry finish. Okay.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6400) - ITALY - AUG 18, 2014
ambrato scarico lieve note maltate leggero agrumato amaro medio leggro note fruttata discreta beva

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jd543 (418) - SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2013
Amber colour, little in the way of a head. Rich malty aroma with a hopy kick. Perfectly pleasant, well balanced beer with a light bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12590) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2012
Cask at the Albion, Winchester - 09/09/12. Mid amber with a small white head that soon cleared to nothing. Caramel and malt on the nose, slight diacetyl tones. Flavour follows nose with a little dark fruit in there, again a tad buttery. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation leading to a dry finish. File under ’W’ for whelmed!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2012
Head is medium, the body brown-gold. The taste is a bit bitter, different flavours, hoppy, bitter. In the aftertaste a bit bitter sweet. 11/10/10/9/-/10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
berkshirejohn (5093) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2012
Cask at the Hyde Tavern, Winchester. Bright amber with a tight cream head; orangey fruit aroma; intense orange fruit flavour with a pleasantly sharp bitterness leaving a slightly spicy finish. An excellent standard bitter, certainly not "ordinary".


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