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

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A beer with a flowerly, hoppy and fruity nose, although malt is never far away. Fruity hop is evident in the taste and there is a consistent bitterness.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2011
A - fruit and honey A - mid gold with thick head T - sweet with dry finish P - mid and soft O - decent

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alkohole (1) - Draycott in the Clay, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2011 does not count
Nice beer but nothing sensational. It was always variable, even when brewed in Nottinghamshire, but it could be fabulous once it had had its second fermentation in the barrel to take the sweetness away. Another bitter not exactly ruined but definitely altered from the original. Nottingham used to have Kimberley, Shipstones and Home - all capable of being great, and capable of being awful. More consistent these days, but the characters have been sanitised out of all of them by their new brewers. None of the old breweries ever cleaned the pipes to my certain knowledge, so all the generations of ale sediment are not their to add flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (7542) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2011
Cask @ The Three Stags, London
Rated on 20110720
Pours clear amber with small white head. Aroma is biscuits, fruits, honey and some hops. Flavour is caramel, fruits and a bit honey. Not the best of bitters.
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2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TEJA (1618) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2010
Cask at Turf Tavern, Oxford. Perfect fluffy light beige head. Copper colored ale. Small malty aroma but lacks hop. Sweet malty taste with small fruity hop taste but too litle bitterness to be a Best Bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joe19612 (2145) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2010
Cask at the Wheatsheaf, Frimley Green. Pours a good clear dark brown colour with a good white head. Full and inviting aroma of floral hops, honey, citrus and grape-peels. Flavours starts soft and malty of toasted bread and grains with increasing notes of floral hops and orange-peels. Light to medium body with gentle, soft carbonation, with dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (17335) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2010
cask at cloisters ... copper bubbly head ... sweet hop nose ... dry musty hop ... little fruits ... little berry .

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gowdy (885) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - APR 4, 2010
Pint in Britannia Inn in Kegworth. Like others thought this was a pleasant drink. friendly bar too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2009
Cask handpump at The Eagle, Cambridge. Clear amber with an aerated head. Hoppy, citrus scent with some biscuit malts. Quite carbonated. Well balanced at first, then a dry, bitter end. Some sweet roast nuts in the mouth and a slightly cereal aftertaste but hops predominate. Quite nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwik-lime (1501) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2009
Weak but pleasant ale to quaff easily in a session without getting you the least bit excited. Mildly floral and citrusey, not much bitterness, feels like a summer beer yet strangely served in December.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bullit (4163) - Burgos, SPAIN - NOV 11, 2009
Cask @ Gallus. Amber colour, off-white head. Aroma of biscuit malts. Flavour is biscuit malts, some citrus and caramel. Slightly dry finish. Weak bitter.


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