Russian River Gaffers Bitter
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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
This beer is named for anyone who has done electrical work behind the scenes in television or movies! It’s a little malty, fruity, and nutty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DruncanVeasey (7768) - NUNEATON, 3rd, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2012
Tap@the brewpub, Santa Rosa, CA, 13/08/12. Clean gold with slim lace. Unenglish leafy hop and lemon cake aroma; caramel barley sweets and honey beyond. Finally soapy with green burps.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamChandler (3784) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 28, 2012
1 oz pour at RR.

A - Nice clarity. Dark orange. Minimal head

S - Not much smell at all. Hint of bitterness

T - Very bitter up front. Crazy tingling feeling on the mouth. Brown sugar and honey. Some simcoe hops. Some peach.

M - Light body.

O - Not all that amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 31, 2012
A - Served a cloudy golden-orange color with a half-finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some good lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet caramel and light biscuit malts with some citrus and grapefruit hops. T - Starts off with some citrus and grapefruit hops with some caramel and light biscuit malts. Through the middle, some more biscuity malts come through with a bit of bitterness. The finish is a mix of grapefruit hops with some sweet biscuit and caramel malts. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and dry finish. D - Very drinkable. Really nice biscuity malt profile with enough hops to balance. Very sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2012
On tap at RR. Pour was a light orange and amber with a light white head and lighter retention. Lots of hops mainly, tons of citrus and floral. Light malt and spice. Bitter? More like hoppy as hell pale ale. Light English influence with the floral bright hoppy flavor and light malt body. Big citrus and light hop bitterness carried this. Light body, a bit thin, mild carbonation. Did not get much English out of this but this was very drinkable and very refreshing. Reviewed on: 08-17-2010

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Growler. Rating #38. Nice dark golden pour with a white head. Nice bready aroma with some piny hops. Mild flavor, nice light bitterness and real good drinker. (2212)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (9410) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Tap at Russian River. Pours a chill hazed orange with a small, white head. No lace. Starfruit, watermelon candies, strawberry candies, something else sweet medicinal in the nose. Taste is neutral, a bit suddy, mildly bitter. Clean and very neutral to near bland. In a way it tastes like flavored tangerine seltzer water. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2015 Tap at brewery, gold pour, white head, nose is fruity, taste is nutty, malty, decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - FEB 6, 2012
on draft at the brewery. Pours a cloudy yellow with a tea nose. Flavor is bread like and malty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
oRos (1403) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Its a slight bitter. Taste like a british typical bitter. Not a huge fan. But someone outthere will love it

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4995) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Draft at OBriens. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Grainy Malts, bread, light sweetness. Decent for a style I don’t really like.

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