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

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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
"Old Bob is a noted strong premium ale. Only the finest East Anglian pale ale malt and fuggles hops are used to create this full-bodied, rich and spicy beer."
A Ridley’s beer, brewed at Greene King since late 2005.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gowdy (897) - Erskine, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2008
Bottle at parents house. hay, grass, orange, clear, frothy, very bitter, medium body, sticky, average carbonation,

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GNome (41) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2008
Bottle, pleasantly surprised by the huge hop aroma on pouring the bottle, even more surprised by the huge hop taste - that became quite sickly about half way through the beer. Guess ’hop oils’ or whatever have been used and unfortunately in too high a dose for me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dedollewaitor (14811) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
50cl bottle @ VinensVerden, Odense. Pours clear amber/brown with a small white head. Nose is sweet of caramel, brown sugar & roast. Medium to thin palate. Some caramel & grain.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AsaNewt (113) - blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2008
mid brown body, nose is hoppy and elderflower. flavour is light yet forgettable. notes of elderflwer and lemon on aftertaste. bit dull.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bragesnak (5395) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2008
Voldby Gaardmarked, DK. Bottled, 300808. Golden with no head. Aroma of malt with grassy notes. Flavor of much malt - thick palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11742) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2008
Bottle at Voldby beerfestival. Frothy white good mostly lasting head. Dark yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Nice hay/straw notes. Moderate bitter flavor. Average finish. Oily palate. Nice.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FrankJohansen (3614) - Sabro, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2008
Bottle. Clear golden colour with a small white head. Rich malty aroma. Fresh taste with notes of fruits and citrus. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beth101 (531) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2008
Dark caramel in colour with an off white head.Malty smell. Smooth with slight carbonation. Strong malty taste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scotty (1094) - SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Nice amber colour, no head to speak of. A good malt dominated beer, although there is some citrus fruit bitterness which creeps onto the palate and stays well into the finish. Couldn’t drink too many of them but still a good beer. Morrisons.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CH-303 (1673) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUN 27, 2008
Appearance: Copper brown. Very little head. Aroma: Bit of fruit and malt. Raisins. Taste: Very hopsy. Some fruit and malt. Info: 500ml bottle, 18/8-2006, 147/300


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