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Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Bitter
Lowestoft, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Cask: Regular. Also available bottled.
The Trawlerboys Best Bitter, is a Full-bodied and a dark copper-coloured premium bitter with chocolate, fruit, malt and hop flavours. This Best Bitter has been named after the nickname of Lowestoft Town Football Club as Green Jacks new flagship brewery is opposite Lowestoft’s Crown Meadow stadium. Trawlerboys is a more traditional style tipple appreciated by visitors and locals alike.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2280) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 7, 2013
on tap oured a slightly cloudy rich amber with a nice off-white head that would leave a fair amount of lacing. The aroma was a nicely balanced malt and hops sensation, if a bit underpowered. A good easy flavor just barely sweet upfront with a light bitter finish that lingers gently. It is smooth with a barely perceptible tingle in the mouth.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (6106) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Draft at blue monk. Caramel colored pour, full creamy body fill white head, nice lacing. Sweet malt aroma. Mild flavor of caramel malts and English maltiness. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cunningham (4775) - Halden, NORWAY - MAY 3, 2013

Appearance: Amber color with a thick white head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Malty, light hoppy and fruity.
Palate: Medium body. Moderate sweet and a mild bitterness. Soft carbonation. Creamy texture.
Taste: Toffee, mild hoppy and fruity.
Overall impression: Ok handpull ale.
Personal stats: On tap at The Bluecoat in Rotherham, England.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (794) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2013
Pint at the Tilley Stone Gateshead. Ripe red fruit aroma, bags of fruit and nut toffee flavour balanced by a bitter finish. Dry , biscuity palate. One of the better bitters.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (2804) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 2, 2013
On tap @ the Haymarket Bar. Pours amber with a decent head. The nose has a nice combination of dark malts and fresh hoppiness. The taste confirms this to be raisins with just a hint of chocolate then a nice floral finish. The palate is well balanced - medium bodied and textured with a nice clean finish. Overall, a good example of an English Best Bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unstablefable (227) - SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2013
Pours a murky amber with a lacy dense white head, not much on aroma small amounts of dark malt, Taste is light roasted malt, with a bitter coffee edge (been pushed out to soon) it's young. Growing on me

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tombyars (1400) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - FEB 24, 2013
Tasted this in the Salt Cot, Saltcoats (JDW) in February 2013. Cask, handpump dispense. Clear pale copper in colour with a thin pale buff head. The aroma has a sulphurous earthy pungency about it which reminds me of Belhaven 80/ a bit! Excellent lacing throughout. Thin but creamy mouthfeel. Pale malt base gives a roasted rye bread base with a distinctive Rivetta crispbread note. Slight hint of burnt toffee in there but fleeting. Short note of earthy hop resins detected in the brief aftertaste. Finish is malty and slightly dry with a wood smoke flavour coming through. An ok session bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2013
Cask,hand pulled at The Post Office Vaults,Birmingham 29th january Poured a copper colour with a medium sized off white head.Malt and fruity hops in the aroma which also came through in the taste along with some caramel.Easy to drink session beer.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fairwater (135) - Reading, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2013
Cask @ Monks Retreat. A good, solid, traditional, bitter. Crystal malts, lightly hopped with very English tasting hops. Reminded me how good "boring brown bitter" can be when it’s done well, and this one definitely is.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
Cask at the Wheathseaf, Frimley Green - 05/01/13. Dark golden with a thin off white head that retains well. Nose is light hops, malt, summer fruits. Taste is malt forward, orchard fruit, some hop presence, light grass. Medium bodied with soft carbonation leading to a bitter dry finish. Average bitter.


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