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Great Newsome Frothingham Best

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Brewed by Great Newsome
Style: Bitter
Hull, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottled.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (3087) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2014
Cask at The York Tap. Pours clear copper, little to no head. No carbonation. Aromas of biscuit, bread. Taste is sweet, very light herbal tickle at the end. Pretty boring brown booze.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (8019) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Cask, Slug & Lettuce, Leicester. Golden brown with an off white foam. Aromas are nutty weetabix malts with slightly soapy floral notes. Spicy with a woody character. Flavours are dry nutty black tea with light lemon bitterness and hints of chocolate. Peppery with a woody finish. A decent bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ladnewton (1411) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2014
Cask at the Kingston Arms, Cambridge on 19th February 2014. Copper with very little head and no lace. Sweet caramel aroma. Toffee flavour in-mouth with sweet barleysugar and unsweetened orange. Sweet caramel finish with a little citrus. Light body and mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (725) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2014
Cask @ Golden Pheasant, Biggleswade. Light thin brown colour. Malty, raisin aroma, not very strong. Taste is very agreeable: sweet fruit rounding to bitter edges. A well made and moreish best bitter, a good representative of the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AshtonMcCobb (2458) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 22, 2014
On tap at the Cask and Barrel. Appearance - amber with a nice head. Nose - malt and resin. Taste - toffee some biscuits but slight astringency. Palate - light to medium bodied with a tangy texture and a slightly astringent finish. Overall - solid but not special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1132) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Pint at the Blue Post in North Frodingham. Amber with a big creamy head. Fruity and smooth with peach notes. Light fruit aroma. Good enough I had a second!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Silvan7 (667) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 2, 2013
On tap @ AF 2013 Milano. Schiuma Beige abbastanza persistente ed abbastanza fine. Birra di colore ambrato / riflessi ramati, velata. Profumo fruttato, di mela, di miele, erbaceo di luppolo, tostato. Gusto abbastanza intenso, amaro, secco di corpo magro, equilibrato. Retrolfattivo di noce.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garrold (1214) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Cask at Pipe and Glass, South Dalton. Was looking forward to this, as other beer from this brewery Iíve usually liked a lot. But this was a bit heavy going. Like drinking a dry hunk of unbuttered granary bread. And thatís not easy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (5336) - ITALY - JUL 16, 2013
Bel ambrata schiuma media discreta persistenza lievi note fruttate leggere rostature note maltate bilanciate da un discreto amaro

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (938) - ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber colour with an off-white head with assorted bubbles. Nose is heavy on malt, with some light floral hoppiness. Feels a bit heavy in the mouth, a little slick. Heavy on the malt again, with some orangey/citrus hops. A little heavy and bready. Finish is heavy, grainy and dry.


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