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

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle/keg: Filtered.
A full bodied, malty and fruity Christmas Ale with a refreshing bitter finish.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjs (4490) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 14, 2011
(Draught at Black Door, 20111214) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was small and white. Aroma had treacle and malts. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, sweetness, roasted malts and bitterness. Aftertaste was sweet and mildly bitter. Too sweet and a bit harsh brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (10259) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2011
Bottle. Deep brown colour with a beige. Aroma is butterscotsch, malt, hop, fruit. Flavour is butterscotsch, fruit, caramel, berries, malt. Medium body. Ordinary beer .

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19220) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2011
Draught at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear mahogany colour, mid sized head. Mild roasty and nutty nose. Medium bodied with rounded mouthfeel. Buttery with mild roastiness. Mid bitter finish. Unusually attractive English keg beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5346) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2011
Draught at the Rover, Göteborg, Sweden. Clear deep mahogny, medium beige head. Nutty, caramelly, and fruity aroma with floral hops. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Semi dry with medium bityterness. Very nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rlgk (10092) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2011
Draught at The Rover, Göteborg. Amber beer, small but lasting beige head. Diacetyl aroma, matly, butter. Malty fruity flavor, diacetyl and notes of hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3698) - Holbæk, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle at home. Clear amber-orange with a small off-white head, no lacings. Aroma light malty (caramel, roasted), light hoppy. Flavor light sweet and bitter, nice. Light body. Really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - NOV 10, 2011
nose is medium malt, weak umami, cane sugar, feel is medium, carb is medium, taste is decent bitter malt, some leaves, weak rosehip, balanced hops finish

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6480) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
From Lidl, Randers. Golden brown and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Aroma of caramel, sweet malt too. Flavo rstarts moderate sweet, more caramel. Finish moderate bitter. Dry texture and soft carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (4540) - Assentoft, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2011
sweet caramel aroma,brown, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Kronebryg (1039) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2011
Btl. 50 cl.: little head, clear brown. almost burnt caramel, quite simple nose. Medium body and a bit short. Taste is light with the same burnt caramel. light and almos watery.


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