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Growler GB / Growler Bitter

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Brewed by Growler (prev Nethergate)
Style: Bitter
Sudbury, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.07/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A superb amber coloured session bitter.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
From cask at Crosse Keys. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruiy. Crisp hoppy. Bitter. Fruity. Light hoppy. Toasted malty and light citrusy hoppy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (4149) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Copper-amber with a very thin head. A mix of sweetness and a medium bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mR_fr0g (3352) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Cask at the moon under water Watford JDW. Golden orange colour with a lasting halo off white head. Aroma is pale malts, English hedgerow hop with English yeast esters. Flavour is orange blossom, straw, slightly stale, finish has a light granny smith tartness. . thin watery palate. Chalky carbonation. Dull beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwik-lime (1333) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2013
Golden colour with a fairly thick head, citrus in the aroma and a bit in the mouthful. Well-balanced, decent session beer. Surely a golden ale rather than a bitter?

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
erickok (3695) - Tours (and Paris), FRANCE - SEP 18, 2013
Golden body, clean and white lace. Aromatic and grassy hops, pale light malts. Unimaginative but okay. (Pint at The George Inn)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (2897) - Oulu, FINLAND - NOV 16, 2012
Cask at Angleterre, Helsinki. Colour is golden with thick white head. Aromas and flavours are apple, fruits and some malts. Quite dry and juicy but very fresh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dynamiteninja (1539) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2012
Cask at the three legged mare, York. Brass with thin white head. Hops malt carame, spice, fruity. Bittersweet. Drtmy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theydon_Bois (9084) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Cask at the Fulflood Arms, Winchester - 09/09/12. Clear pale golden with a minimal off white head. Strong malt nose with a touch of grain and barley. Taste doesn’t really deviate from the nose, where are the hops? Meh ! Light to medium in body, pretty flat with hardly any carbonation. Boring.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2012 Cask conditioned handpump Wootton WMC. A golden beer with an off-white coloured head and lacing. A sweet beer with strawberry notes throughout. Softer berry sweetness in the mouth. Drinkable and pleasant enough although the sweetness makes for it to lack sessionability. Score 3.2
Subsequent ratings scored 2.9 and 2.8. Average becomes 3.0

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer4000 (4521) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 13, 2012
Cask @ The Walnut Tree, Leytonstone. Dark golden body with a small white head. Moderate aroma of caramel malt and a bit fruity. Flavor is light malty, hint of caramel and a bit fruity. Moderate bitterness. Medium body and moderate on aftertaste. Quite light, but decent, a bit plain and one-dimensional.


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