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Ringwood Best Bitter (Cask)

Brewed by Ringwood (Marstons)
Style: Bitter
Ringwood, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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The perfect supping beer! Our first brew and still the New Forest’s favourite tipple. Best Bitter was awarded Bronze Medal at the Munich Beer Festival in 2005.
Nose: Tempting hop aroma with fruit notes.
Palate: Good malt feel in the mouth, dry, tangy fruit finish.
Comments: Delicious, easy drinking slightly tart pale bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sigmund (5705) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Cask pint at the Sand Martin, Cardiff. Copper colour, lasting moderate head, slightly off-white. Moderate malty aroma, hints of toffee. Very smooth mouthfeel and flavour, moderately malty but not sweet, a slight fruitiness makes it very drinkable. Decent hops in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (5668) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Cask @ The Railway, Hebden Bridge. Copper with a creamy head. Smooth tasting with a smidge of caramel involved. Has a floral-malty nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arek (537) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - OCT 8, 2014
Cask, 1 pint, Moon in the Square, Bournemouth, England, UK. Bursztynowe piwo o puszystej pianie, która ładnie oblepia szkło. W smaku kremowe z wyrazistą goryczka na finiszu.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GuideDogSaint (784) - Xiamen, CHINA - AUG 23, 2014
Cask at the Royal Oak, Southampton after the game. Pours dark side of brown with a white head. Aroma of caramel and toffee. Bitter finish. Perfectly acceptable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rob_D_UK (1262) - Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
A lovely amber colour, the beer is fruity with a lovely aroma. A well made session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (3868) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Cask at Kitty’s, Helsinki. Colour is clear copper with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, dryness, bitterness and malts. Nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaguarxj6 (36) - chesterfield, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2014
Cask@ Blue Stoops Chesterfield. Has replaced that deadful John Smith,s cask as the house beer and has proved a big hit. A rather underrated beer imo. Has a decent malty flavour,soft fruit and quite a pleasant smoky aftertaste. Perhaps not the best bitter in the world but a solid session beer that is more than good enough to escape criticism.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10713) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 28, 2014
Cask at The Swan. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt with light earthy hops and dates. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1809) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
Cask at The Three Stags Bebington. Copper brown, small off-white head. Aroma has a slight fruityness. Last has a bit of fruit and slight bitterness. Ok and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (2927) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Cask@manor arms, rushall. Amber beer with medium head and some lacing. Aroma is yeasty. Taste is yeast and malts. Ok beer.

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