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


on tap

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
The_Bish (1123) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 3, 2012
Old speckled cock. Oh man, I had a brilliant idea for a review but can’t remember it for toffee. Still, at least Dom’s have become less creative, that’s happened at beer 70, took me till about beer 250. This show I must be superior.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beesbeer (452) - WALES - SEP 4, 2012
I like this as a bog standard session beer. Amber colored with a foamy cream head. Flavours of melted caramel, butterscotch, toasted malt and a light touch of hoppy bitterness. Quite a good balance overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Svesse (7913) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2012
(Bottle) Amber colour with frothy, off-white head. Malty, fruity nose with notes of apricots, toast, orange and slightly syrupy malt. Malty, fruity taste with toasty malt, apricots, citrus, bread, caramel and a decent citric bitterness in the finish. Rather light body, quite dry. Decent 3,5% version of the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
laiti (8081) - 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 (11996) - 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 (715) - 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 (7048) - 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 (357) - 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 (1946) - 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.

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