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J.W. Lees Extra Smooth Bitter


Brewed by J.W. Lees
Middleton, England
Style: Bitter | Ratings: 6 | Alcohol: 3.9%
Keg only.
Like its draught cousin this is a full strength all-malt brew, made from Maris Otter malted barley and East Kent Goldings hops. In terms of personality it knocks other smooth ales into a cocked hat. But we could say the same about a lot of our ales.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam. Click on a term below to add it to your tasting notes.

Malt
caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

Hops
resin, floral, grass, spruce, citrus, herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough, barnyard, cheese, basement aromas, leather, earthy, leaves

Other
alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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