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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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
firedog23 (73) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Nice standard bitter that hits the mark. Some people are wanting more than it was intended but it is an easy session beer. If you want something bigger or different, this will not be the one.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (951) - Essex, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
UPDATED: APR 6, 2015 Cask, Woolpack Beer Festival, 4th April 2015. Great lacing, bronze colour. Perfume, nectar, honey and flowers on aroma. Taste is honey, super clean malt, awesome balance, dry, smooth, fruity yeast esters, a complete lesson in English session beer. Benchmarking stuff. Awesome.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (129) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: The Bishops (Bristol). Fruity taste with foamy head. Slightly watery aftertaste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (1213) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2015
Cask at the Anchor, Little Downham. Copper with a large and somewhat loose cream-coloured head. Malty, caramel, hazelnut nose. Taste is sweetish bitter with a hint of sour. Aftertaste has a more pronounced hoppy bitter. Solid in its way but incredibly boring.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (33873) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2014
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty. Light grassy. Bitter, toasted, grassy, slight herbal. Bitter and dry. Herbal dry finish.

1.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
SilverfoX (577) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2014
smells of nothing, dark amber with no head, just taste like malty water, was this really a CAMRA champion beer?

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2014
Cask gravity at the Watford Beer Festival 2014. Poured a clear, light amber, with a thin white head. Aroma of caramel, floral hops and apricot. Grassy hop flavour, with some lemon and malt. Finish was dry grain, resin and wet grass.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5643) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Cask at the Hanging Bat. Pours copper amber, nose is sweet toffee, apple, taste is sweet, thin, watery, toffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5501) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Cask at The Hanging Bat. Pours clear copper, thick off-white head. Aromas of biscuit and light spice. Medium body. Bitter finish. Decent session bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (2264) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Cask at Hand and Heart, Nottingham. Clear, copper colour. Bubbly, white head. Sweet, biscuit malt. Light spice. Taste Is light dry. Spiciness was on the palate. Finish is dry, with a light bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ManVsBeer (5326) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2014
Cask @ Palace, Leeds. Nicholson’s Beer Festival. Dark amber with a creamy head. Has a small sweet nose and a medium bitterness with a session texture.


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