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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: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bragesnak (5346) - 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 (10476) - 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 (3602) - 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 (1049) - 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 (1382) - 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

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2008
Århus2008. 50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a lacing white head. Mild grainy aroma, somewhat unrefined yet still inviting. Flavour is mild fruity vwith a little hops bite. Dry caramel malt base with a light spice note showing through. Ends dry and mild spiced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
evilsoc (191) - WALES - APR 29, 2008
Nice browny red colour. Not too carbonated. A nose full of malt grain and vanilla, bubble gum. Theres a pleasantly surprising mouthful of fuggles which lasts nice and long. cor, from asda aswell! where beers go to die.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinkas (273) - Perth/Fremantle, AUSTRALIA - NOV 2, 2007
Bottle, Freo Doctor, Fremantle Beautiful tawny red colour, spicy and reich crystal malt nose, Well rounded and fruity yet florally bitter palate. Very nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (1837) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 15, 2007
Bottle. Poured a clear amber with a frothy head. A very rich and spicy aroma. The flavour is packed with fruity and yeasty flavours - a taste explosion - and the palate is left with a enjoyable tingly feeling. Not as good as the original beer.


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