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Greene King Abbot Ale (Filtered)

Brewed by Greene King
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 1022   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
500ml bottles and 440/500ml cans: Filtered. Also available in kegs under nitro pressure.
Ingredients: Pale, Crystal and Amber malts; First Gold, Challenger and Fuggles hops - late-hopped with Fuggles.
First brewed in the 1950s.
Bottles have been sterile filtered since May 2006.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
at_the_hop (69) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle. Smells stale. Tastes muddy. Unhealthy over reliance on ruby fruit maltiness .Boozy taste is a real turn off. No imagination and no class. Booo.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
josanguapo (513) - SPAIN - NOV 14, 2015
From Carrefour. In Ikea’s pint glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 1x09. Drinkable. The taste is a bit rancid but not too much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tbonde (262) - DENMARK - NOV 14, 2015
50cl bottle@home in pint glass@approx 7 degrees C (too cold) Pours clear amber with medium off-white head with low retention. Aroma: Caramel, malty aroma with just a tuch of hop. Earthy, caramel malt dominated taste with a very faint, not unpleasant, metallic twang with spizy and slight hop notes. Short, moderatly bitter aftertaste. Medium carbonation and low-medium body. Average English bitter. Well balanced and not bad, but nothing exceptional either

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanscourt (1071) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Fairly enjoyable bitter. Mild flavors with lingering toasty notes. Light floral hop finish. Session quality beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zenguerrilla (33) - Málaga, SPAIN - NOV 12, 2015
Lata 500ml. Me encanta esta cerveza, poco más que decir. Otro ale británico de calidad. Gran aroma y mejor sabor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
uckelman (472) - Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
500cl bottle. Pours clear, amber. Not much off-white head. dissipates quickly. Aroma is fruity, grainy, and slightly musty. Medium body. Mouthfeel is round. Sweet in the middle, goes toward bitter on the finish. Not very complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sarauckelman (306) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2015
Amber with minimal head. More malt than hops on the aroma. Starts off sweet and malty, then hoppy, and finishes with a nice grain flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mingos (63) - Gdańsk, POLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Amber, totally clear. Large off-white head that quickly dissipates, leaving almost no lacing behind. Aroma: caramel, earthy and herbal hop notes, a tiny bit of spices. Taste: medium dry, similar to aroma; caramel base and earthy, herbal, spicy hop flavours, plus a tiny hint of iron (not in the aroma though). Medium carbonation, low-medium body, low and short bitterness. This beer is insanely drinkable. A highly recommendable bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
popiela (219) - - SEP 6, 2015
Pours clear, amber. Medium head. Aroma is caramel and herbal, nice. Nice hoppy taste, not very fresh but pleasant. Medium bitterness, long lasting, also herbal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
altonbrownd (4599) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2015
2/20/2008 1:12:23 AM Bottle at Porterhouse, London. Dark orange colour. Slight head. Orange, buttery taste as well. Some caramel. A fair bitter.

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