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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & bottle: Pasteurised.
Previously 4.5%. Previously also known as Younger’s IPA.
Production moved from Fountain to Caledonian in Dec 2004. Brand acquired by Wells & Youngs in 2011.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
motelpogo (6130) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 1, 2002
was served way too cold in an irish pub in leipzig and could barely taste a thing. but developed some pleasant stonefruit flavour as i left it by the fire

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - JUL 28, 2002
Rich and warming, malty brew but goes down easily.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2002
Bottled. Chestnut-brown, moderate head with good lace and a low fine carbonation almost like a cask beer. Big caramel nose, more caramel in the mouth with hints of vanilla and banana and asoft sweet chalky finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jokes (1453) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2002
I don’t know, but recently I seem to be finding beers without much to distinguish them. As has been said, ’Unspectacular.’

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (7794) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2002
Smooth... In fact - too smooth. Not much in the way of bitterness or dryness to finish. Unspectacular.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (4812) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 11, 2002
Malty Scottish ale, had it from tap - not bad.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fatherpierre (62) - Leeds, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2002
Much better from the keg than from a bottle. Bottle version is a little thin in texture, and tastes watered down.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Caton (160) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 3, 2002
Expected more punch of flavour. Pleasent malty and amber tones, weak body though.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pmcdoug99 (1) - USA - JAN 8, 2002 does not count
Had it straight from the keg in Scotland at several locations, and greatly enjoyed it each and evry time!

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2001
Not much flavour, creamy texture, a bit malty, not much going on really.


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