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Fremlins Bitter

Fremlins Bitter
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Formerly brewed at Shepherd Neame

Style: Bitter
Luton, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask; Status uncertain.
Originally produced at the long established Fremlins Brewery at Faversham, Kent, which was taken over by Whitbread in and closed in 1972. Brewing was moved to Flowers in Cheltenham and subsequently to Castle Eden. The brand was belived to have been discontinued by 2000 but seems to have made a reappeareance, possibly as a one-off.
Brewing moved to Shepherd Neame in 2010 for the Wetherspoons Spring Festival.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2010
The Baron, Hinckley. Clear bronze with a thin white halo. Gentle, fresh, slightly fruity BB with hints of tea, apple and a aftertaste of ice cream wafers. Simple. Nothing wrong with it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (16728) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2010
Cask handpull at Society Rooms, JDW, Maidstone. Copper lasting beige head. Yeasty flowery aroma, yes I would say it tastes like Fremlins, Decent yeasty session bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fin (9224) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2010
Cask handpump at The Penny Black, Bicester, JDW 10-04-10 with Craig & family Pours amber with a thin white head & credit where itís due this looked in very good nick. This is a bit thin and watery, but there is a light hoppy presence, slight bitterness and this is a better temperature than some of the others. A steady, easy drinking beer but again Iím not that impressed. A6 A5 F6 P3 Ov11 3.1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (20241) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2010
cask at penny black JDW... copper ... thin lacing ... sweet toffee malt nose ... light sweet berry fruits ... nice but simple

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (7686) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2010
Cask-conditioned at the Commercial Rooms (JDW), 3/4/10. Deep amber in colour with a slight, off-white head. A drinkable enough session bitter, with a touch of maltiness and not much else.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
imdownthepub (12688) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2004
Cask Conditioned at a Wetherspoons. Light brown with bubbly head. Wow what a surprise to find this famous old name. Light easy drinking session bitter, nothing special, malty and dry. Not seen since its Whitbread days.

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