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

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (13293) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
Amber, bright, bubbly head. Not much aroma but a really nice creme brûlée malt, juicy hop character. Totally suffolk in character, actually, a lot like Adnams. 4 7 8 4 17 Kept going back to this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle - Dark copper in colour. Hoppy; earthy hops. Malty; grainy malts, caramel, hint of chocolate. Fruity; apples, raisins. Earthy hops meet grainy malts. Moderately bitter throughout becoming increasingly dry in the finish. Tasty. Liked this. Very drinkable. Nice Best Bitter!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Pour is copper with a large white head. Aroma is of apples, caramel, toffee, and alcohol. Flavor is moderately sweet - toast, caramel, toffee. Some booze in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (5618) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - NOV 29, 2013
Gravity cask at the Fat Cat, Colchester. Poured a clear medium to dark amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is weak malt. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a watery palate. Medium bodied with flat carbonation. Nice for a session but average in the greater scheme of things.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10873) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2013
A golden ale with a thin creamy white head. In aroma, light biscuit malt with mineral notes, light German like hops. In mouth, a light biscuit malt with grassy hops, very British, nice. On tap at Beer Culture

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4115) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 25, 2013
On tap. Comes amber with a nice biege head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and caramel. Taste is malt, dark fruit, berries, citrus hops, and caramel. Very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2491) - 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 (6770) - 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 (5350) - 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 (861) - 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.


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