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From The Notebook Puffin

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From The Notebook
Brewed at Allendale

Style: Bitter
Nottingham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled only.
A Best Bitter with an initial sharp bitter taste leading to a caramel and lingering mouthfeel. Very drinkable!


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014

Bottle 500ml. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As From The Notebook Puffin ].
Clear medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, fruity, toasted - caramel, floral, earthy malt. Flavour is moderate sweet with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stuu666 (3570) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber, floral, soapy, thin, grassy, light biscuit.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10074) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle from Favourite Beers. Pours clear pale orange with a small, frothy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is light caramel and toast malt with pear esters and light earthy hops. Flavor is malt forward with light hops and medium bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (4244) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours amber with a white head. Aromas of grassy hops, light biscuit malt. Taste is more of the same, mostly biscuit. Standard fayre.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber with white head. Aroma is quite appley, grassy. Taste of caramel, grass. Oily finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting... golden amber ... thin white head ... golden amber ... thin white head ... soft dry zezt ... soft floral fruit nose ... dry soft fruits ... light lemon fruit..

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
blokeley (7) - ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2014 does not count
A surprisingly good bitter with a full flavour despite the relatively low alcohol content

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4296) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy golden beer with a strong white head. The aroma is smoothly hopped and bitter, and the flavour is bitter with toffee, hopped'ness and yeast. Overall a reasonable bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4677) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2013
50cl bottle from a gift selection box. A perfectly Ok traditional English bitter. Amber in colour with a ring of white head; a light vegetable bitterness to start, and a caramel malt body. Full of flavour despite the low ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4090) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle. Bronze with a clear appearance. Bitterness dominates. Very sharp and refreshing. Plenty of body for its relatively low strength. Pleasant.


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