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Fullerís Chiswick Bitter (Cask)

Brewed by Fullerís
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Cask: Regular.
NOTE: Most Fullerís draught beer in the US is served from keg, not cask so US ratings for draught Chiswick should generally be placed under the bottle/keg listing.

Ingredients: Pale malt; Northdown and Challenger hops. Dry hopped with Goldings.
GBBF Champion Beer 1989.
Slight change of recipe in 1999.
Chiswick Bitter is Fullerís popular session strength ale, which derives its name from the area of London where Fullerís is based. This lower strength beer is held in high regard across the South East of England and, like its stablemates London Pride and ESB, has won the prestigious CAMRA Great British Beer Festival, Beer of the Year award, in 1989. In fact, Fullerís is the only brewery in England whose top three brands have won this award: a fitting testament to the skill and dedication of the Fullerís brewers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (5166) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2015
11/7/2009 1:02:48 PM Cask at Mad Bishop and Bear. Amber body with slight head. Nose of caramel, malts. Medium caramel flavour, watery with hops. Some fruits too. Fair enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7649) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Cask @ Pullman Bar, Helsinki. Pours a golden colour with a foamy head. Aroma of grains, grassy hops and some hay. Flavour of grassy bitterness, some floral notes, menthol, nuts and mild toffee sweetness. Light bodied. Easy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olio (8795) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
Cask @ Pullman.
Pours clear golden color with a small white head. Fruity and grassy aroma, some herbs. Flavor is also fruity and juicy, some mild malt notes and hay. Simple.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4173) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 21, 2015
Chiswick pours a crystal clear orange gold with a doughy biscuit aroma. The taste is biscuits, tobacco, very very light caramel. Quite nice, still not sold on tobacco flavors in a beer though...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrGD (109) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2015
On tap @Old Joint Stock. Nice copper colour with small white foam. Aromas of caramel, malts, biscuit. Taste has a strong malty character, caramel, fruits, hoppy notes. A bit thin but well rounded and very tasty for its low alcohol content. A good example of an English bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
zimbo (865) - SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Sparkling and tightly filtered with a floral quality, this beer promises so much but comes across as on the dilute side for what the nose offers. More concentration and a more harmonious structure would work a treat here. Great bar clip though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2471) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
2/4 Gravity cask @ In De Wildeman. Light copper color, slightly hazy. Soapy head, not much. Aroma: fruit, some caramel sweetness. Grain, caramel, fruit retronasal. Flavor is light malty sweet, light bitter. Light bodied, but not thin, with a light carbonation fizz. Finishes grainy and eventually with a decent bitterness. Classic bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
peteinSD (1450) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 22, 2015
Pint on tap. Golden color with a white head. Light bitterness and background sweet malt in the aroma. Light bitterness, minimal pine, and sweeter malt and caramel in the taste. Smooth mouthfeel. Decent low ABV beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15984) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Cask at the Mad Bear and Bishop, Padd, 13/04/15. Clear golden amber with a decent off white cap. Nose is light caramel, trace of red berries, brown sugar, biscuit. Taste comprises caramel, light berry fruit, mellow darker fruit tones, toasty notes, straw. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, subtle bitterings in a semi drying close. Decent bitter, good balance, plenty of flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (9430) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
Cask/hand pulled at The Black Lion Inn, NorrkŲping, on April 11, 2015.
Clear copper color, very small head. Malty sweet, hints of caramel taste. Low CO2 mouthfeel, medium bitterness. A bit sweet, tame scent.

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