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Fuller’s Chiswick Bitter (Cask)

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Brewed by Fuller’s
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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common

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Cask: Regular.
NOTE: Most Fuller’s 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 Fuller’s popular session strength ale, which derives its name from the area of London where Fuller’s 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, Fuller’s is the only brewery in England whose top three brands have won this award: a fitting testament to the skill and dedication of the Fuller’s brewers!


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (608) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2014
Aroma: bread malts, flowers. Appearance: pale hazy gold, frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: watery, light bitters, hay, floral hoppiness. Overall: below-average bitter, too bland, not enough flavours. Pint at The Dove, Hammersmith.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
AWS9 (463) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Cask. Decent light amber brown pour. Quite light, mild citrus. General thinness. Touch of caramel sweetness. No hops to report... doesn’t exactly go down "smooth", as there’s a slight astringency to it. Pure meh.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
JimmyBoy74 (104) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
Drack denna på en QPR-pub i London. Den fungerade som en bra förematchöl men ingen öl att sitta och njuta av.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (9841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2014
Cask @ Bishops Arms, Gustav Adolfs Torg, Malmö. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 080214

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (4285) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2014
Cask at In De Wildeman. Pours clear amber with a ring bubbly off white head. Aroma of light malt and caramel. More of the hops come out in the palate with a light sweet and light to moderate bitter flavour. Light bodied with flat carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Lowenbrau (1729) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 22, 2013
Cask @Fuller´s Brewery, Chiswick, London. Hoppy, herbal aromas. Pours quite clear, golden, no head. Light body, some malty character, mild bitter. Dull one.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansalon (946) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 31, 2013
Pours amber with a small white head. Aroma is rye bread, orange peel and hay. Taste is rye bread, orange zest, honey and hay. Quite bland though well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lilja (1393) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2013
På fat. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell med toner av tvål, citrus och blommor. Fruktig och frisk. Lätt grapefruktbeska och lättsamt kolsyrad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (2766) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2013
Cask @BA, Västerås. Golden amber with tiny white head. Aroma of malt, caramel and soap. Taste is similar with clear soapy notes. Finish is earthy and hoppy.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gruberm (315) - - JUL 18, 2013
Musty and soury aroma. Taste is bitter but with a watery palate. Pour from a cask at bell and crown in chiswick. Light tan and amber pour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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