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


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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Bottled, pasteurised;
It’s rich amber colour and superb fruity aromas are complemented by a delicious blend of malty yastes. Toffee and malt combine with bitterness on the back of the tongue to give a balanced sweetness. This is followed by a refreshingly dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (7264) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2012
50 cl bottle @ home. Rated on 06.11.2010
Vertical with 5,2% version. Surprisingly this one was worse
Aroma is a bit thin with grainy malt and some toffee. Flavour feels harsh, thin and grainy with toffee and hints of fruits. Also some vichy-like aromas typical for beers with low ABV. This is exactly what you can expect it to be: a thin and watery version of the original.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (7879) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle from ICA, Ystad. Clear amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, spice and hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
S_Side_Smitty (593) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Pours a clear amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma is peppery malts. Taste is bread, black pepper, and malts up front with a mild hoppy bitterness in the finish. Really not that bad. Score seems to low.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Enriquez (7) - Riverside, California, USA - MAY 8, 2012 does not count
Nice caramel color, taste is smooth but kind of skunky. Taste gets better after beer has been sitting out for a while and half way in to the bottle. Overall its a decent beer. I wouldnt mind having it again but it would not be my first choice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cunningham (5636) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 9, 2012
Caramel colour with a small white head. Mild caramel nose. Moderate sweet caramel flavour and a light bitterness.
[Bottle from ICA Supermarket Centrumhallen in Strömstad, Sweden

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jacobwennbom (353) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2012
Pale brown, golden, color. Toffee in the taste along with other sweetish malty notes. Moderate bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Psytron (1583) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2012
Slight malty smell. Rusty red colour. Small yellow-ish head. Rubbery aroma to start with. Also some sugar and candy to be noticed. Generally not very pleasant.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redpooba (402) - New York, USA - MAR 7, 2012
England is not known for its food, so the beer doesn’t follow well either. It’s light and crispness is like a standard red-ale, but a little smoother. The low alcohol reminds you of near-beer in Oklahoma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dvex25 (1) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 5, 2012 does not count
One of my favorites, rich body and smooth. Great beer to just chill with but has some flavor. I recommend at least a try, worth the time ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dogbomb (1051) - ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2011
500ml Bottle. Clear bronze liquid with a few light greyish bubbles on top. Malty nose which translates to malty bitters and a mild toffee on the tongue. Medium-dry finish but it’s not at all rounded and it’s a bit lacking in most areas.

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