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Brewed by John Smiths (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised Keg and Can. Extra Smooth is served with nitrogen. There’s also an Extra Cold - the same beer, but at a lower temperature.
Previously 4.0%, 3.8%
"John Smiths is Britains biggest-selling bitter with more than 15% of the total UK standard bitter market."


musinj6's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
musinj6 (466) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Pours a clear amber with 2 finger heavy, creamy, dense head that lingers. Abundant toasted malt flavor with hint of herbal hops that is very subtle. It is a little watery. Subtle bitter taste. Smooth, soft carbonation. Medium body. Long, mild finish. This is a great session beer. Low alcohol and very drinkable.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ivardo (101) - NORWAY - JUL 29, 2015
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2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pringao_Toribi (312) - Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 19, 2015
Extra Smooth/Nitrogen version. Aroma: Almost not aroma, only a little metal from nitrogenation. Appearance: orange/brown. Taste: medium to strong bitter. Palate: thick and strong metal aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Simonsen (856) - NORWAY - JUL 14, 2015
Boks. Extra smooth. Karamellfarget. Lite karbonert. Kremet skum. Mye pga nitrogenkapselen vil jeg tro. Smaker vann,malt og gress. Kjedelig

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fellebag (1143) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2015
Pint on tap. Creamy white head. Clear brown color, low carbonation. Aroma is malt, wood, caramel, toffee. Taste is bitter with nuts and caramel.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rollerton (175) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2015
I had this from tap at a pub in england. As far as I can remember, it was not the best beer I have had.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sudomorph (911) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 10, 2015
Draft at the Millennium Hotel Glasgow. Pours a clear caramel/brass with a half finger of creamy head that coats the glass. Aroma has nice notes of caramel, fruity esters, toffee, and traditional hops. Taste is balanced. Slight caramel and toffee but a bit too many bittering hops.medium body with a low carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a mildly dry finish. Overall. Kinda average. Aroma is inviting but the taste is a bit underwhelming.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EkinTelli (47) - TURKEY - JUN 9, 2015
taste is very smooth but palate is very good gives you fruity and sour taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
McSherman (327) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2015
schön kupferfarbig klar mit sahnigem Schaum. Aromen von Röstmalz, leichter Hopfengeschmack, etwas wässrig . Recht weich und süffig.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2015
The "Extra Cold" version. Pours a finger of head of dark straw body. The aroma is, well, nothing. The taste is balanced, almost nothing. The texture is smooth. Easy to drink, like water but smoother.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sim81 (15) - - MAY 1, 2015
Extra Smooth. Some decent depth of toasty flavour but disappointingly watery and so lacks body as a result.


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