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

bottled
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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.7   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Kavu (2352) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 15, 2011
Pours amber with a low off-white head. Aroma and flavor are mostly malts. A tad fuller than a lager, but pretty light for an ale. Drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
urbanviking (26) - Devon, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2011
Very average ale with a very average taste. Good for necking if you just fancy an ale that is unobtrusive and refreshing. Would not go to any great lengths to hunt this down but would buy if it it were on cask.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Egon (478) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2011
Bottle. Amber with small white head. Malt and some dry hops. lightly carbonated. Dry aftertaste. Thin and watery but not bad.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (3663) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 10, 2010
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear reddish amber with a biege head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel and some hops. Flavor is a bit sweet with hints of florals and citrus. Average.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rjplumer (443) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 13, 2010
I was first attracted to the odd type of bottle.I found this to have a medicine like taste to it though. Very lightly carbonated. Has a dark amber color. It starts off bitter but then mellows. I was disappointed by this one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fullers (254) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2010
Can LCBO Pours amber with thin off white head. Faint malt aroma with some sweetness. Pleasant creamy mouth feel, light carbonation, fairly light bodied. Toffee and roast malts in taste with sweetness fading to small bitterness. Lingering rather unpleasant aftertaste. I found this beer to be a bit insipid.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
drougkolya (276) - Otterburn Park, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2010
Bonne bière bitter, english ale avec une levure spéciale, peu mousseuse, pas beaucoup pétillante.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (13031) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2010
500 cc bottle. Clear dar amber, small white head, big bubbles, scant lacing. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is slightly bitter, body is light. Average.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (4972) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JUL 25, 2010
0.5 l bottle at Petalax Beer Festival 2010.Copper color. Fruity and resiny hop aroma. Fruity and resiny hop flavor with some tart fruitiness, some minerals, some caramelly and biscuity malts. Watery palate, I very much prefer the original.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35735) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2010

Bottle 500ml. @ Petalax Beer Festival 2010 - the 4th. edition.

Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy - fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee - fudge, light hoppy, dry grass - orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100702]


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