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


on tap

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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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.

Garrat's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrat (1314) - Suffolk, - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle.light brown,medium head,aroma of malty,hops yeasty bread,some brown sugar,taste,malty and fruity,nice hops,clean,dry bitter finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (6088) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Cask at the triangle tavern Lowestoft. Mid amber orange coloured pour with a thin fading head. Aroma is really odd, spicy cinnamon and ginger, caramel, brandy snap sugars. Flavor is composed of medium sweet caramel, toffee apple, spicy orange rind, ginger. Interesting beer. Palate is semi sweet, decent cask condition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30977) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
Cask. An amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of straw, fruits, and yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, yeast, and fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gegwilson (2247) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle in the Sweffling White Horse, Suffolk. Pours amber with a few off white suds. Aroma of slightly farty apricot. The taste is better - toasty malt with some apricot and citrus with a little light spice and maybe just a hint of aniseed in the finish. A decent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2145) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Tried at the Bourne festival 2015. Amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma is malt and caramel but the taste a touch overly sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1746) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUN 4, 2015
Appearance: Chestnut brown, clear. Some light tan head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel.
Taste: Malt, nutty. Slightly oily and wood. Ok.
Bought: Beers of Europe, 500 ml, £3.19
Info: 30/5-2015, 78/300M, BB: 31/8-2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tdtm82 (1313) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (278) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAR 25, 2015
Origin: Tap. Vessel: Pint Glass. Locale: The Bishops (Bristol). Fruity taste with foamy head. Slightly watery aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjsint (1557) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (36243) - 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.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
SilverfoX (775) - 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?

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