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

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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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.


2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2007
Cask at the Wheelhouse, Nottingham. Amber with a thick white head. A little malt in the aroma and the taste. Some traces of bitterness. Nottingham people say it doesn’t taste the same as when it was brewed in the Kimberley Brewery with Trent water. This Greene King version is bland and boring.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4679) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2006
Cask at The Bell, Nottingham: a rather ordinary bitter; taste dominated by the sweetness of the malt, lacking any real bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RoyceH (1196) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 8, 2006
Tonik, Doncaster. Thought I best try this before they get bought out by the evil Greene King. Hoppy nose with some malt after. Mouth is hops, some summer fruit. Tastes and smells pasteurised. Nothing great.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUL 7, 2006
BItter again, not my style, but I have to admdit this brewery is very good at it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2006
Cask Handpump at the Borough Arms, Crewe 17/06/2001 Amber coloured. Slightly pale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2005
[Cask at Oliver Twist, Stockholm] A hazy orange beer with a thin lazing beige head. The aroma is sweet and OK hoppy, combined with light caramel notes. The flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of caramel. The mouthfeel is very smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddonsman (1234) - Derby, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2005
Handpulled at the Ship Inn, Sheffield. Smooth stuff (almost too cold and smooth) and the first time in twenty years that I’ve had this (the good old days of Kimberley Ales from the town next to where I was brought up). And it turned out to be a pleasent bitter, nothing remarkable but a decent drop.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotty (1060) - SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2005
The Paddock Chaddesden Derby. A good satisfying pint. Smooth, well balanced, pronounced hop friut, and sweet malt creeping up at the rear. A good pint.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1904) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2004
Cask Pale amber with white long lasting head, some lacing. A hoppy bitter, with some fruitiness. Refreshing, decent session beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
Redish bronze in colour with a creamy head. Aromas are light malts with some hops spiciness. Flavours are lightly fruity malts with a light level of hopping. Merely OK.


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