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

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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Produced for the North American market.
Production moved from Fountain to John Smiths in December 2004, then to Bedford in late 2011 following the acquisition of the McEwan’s and Younger’s brands by Wells & Youngs from Heineken.


2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nisse666 (6166) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2009
1986-04-12, Can, one of the first ones i tasted the first time I was over to Scotland. Nice then not so nice noe (flavor).

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Either a bitter or an IPA, it’s just really bad. The body is a dark amber/brown color, small off-white scant head. Aroma is earthy and wet paper. Flavor is caramel, butterscotch, wet paper, and dirty penny. Ugh.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2009
Bottled. Amber with white head. Aroma of malt. Flavor is caramel, butter and not much hops

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
ContemplateBeer (1990) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Aroma was kinda nutty with light hops. Appearance included a small head, and this beer was very similar to Newcastle in appearance. Flavor was kinda buttery and sweet with a negligible amount of hops. Palate was pretty much boring, as was this beer overall. Doesn’t deserve to be called an IPA.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Bottle: Amber colored pour with little off white head. Metallic, sweet aroma. Watery, hints of caramel, malty finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skidds (252) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2009
Although this one was a bit watery I found it still had to typical characteristics as most Bitters. I quite enjoyed it and believe this beer is sort of underrated.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Rciesla (5500) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2008
Bottle a sixer of this sub par bitter/ipa. Pours an amber body with a thin fruity body overdone caramel malt character. Finish is an overpowering strong bitter hoppy flavor that dwells in your mouth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beltramelli (470) - Campinas, BRAZIL - SEP 18, 2008
IPA dentro do estilo proposto, com alta percepção de lúpulo. O álcool é bem inserido. Final longo e levemente amargo.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Bottle. Godings nose, amber body, white head. Slightly oxidized, Goldings, crystal malts, nothing special here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12142) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a head of white bubbles and copper/brown color. Aroma is medium malt-some caramel/brown sugar. Taste is dark/medium malt-some caramel/brown sugar, secondary/faint hops bite. An easy drinking beer but not much hops, so I enjoyed it but not an IPA.


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