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Brewed by Sainsbury’s
Style: Bitter
London, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml cans.
Originally described as a "A traditional bitter brewed in Leeds." Confirmed that it was brewed at the "Tetley" brewery in Leeds. However, since the closure of that brewery, production has moved elsewhere, to a location that Sainsbury’s refuses to divulge.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2011

Can 500ml. @ home.

Clear medium orange - amber yellow color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, caramel, metalic. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average duration, molasses - caramel. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light metalic. [20110316]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (32001) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2009
50 cL can. Pours clear and golden deep orange with a huge, off-white and creamy head. Aroma is cornish and vague malty. Malty, vague caramelish and bitter flavoured. Dry and bitter finish. Plain and simple.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ungstrup (29846) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2010
Can. An amber beer with an off-white head. The aroma has notes of malt as well as lighter notes of somethin skunky and cardboard. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel as well as lighter notes of cardboard, leading to a dry and lightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010
Can 50 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Clear amber with a small off-white head. Sweetish nutty and caramellish aroma. Medium body, fairly sweet caramel, some yeast and phenols. A little late hops. 171110

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2011
Can. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity grainy caramel aroma. Fruity malty toffee caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2011
Can, thanks to fonefan. It pours a clear, copper body and a small, lasting, off-white head. The aroma has a distinct bubblegum and banana aroma, more or less like a German hefe-weizen. Quite weak though, and with a pleasant hoppyness in the far back. The hops are quite present in the flavor, but that’s just because the malts and yeast are quite subdued. Bubblegum, banana and some caramel too. Notes of apricot? Medium to thin on the palate, quite metallic in the end. Very boring, but quite drinkable. 101027

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrisoni (14120) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2007
500ml can from Sainsburys. Copper coloured with thing disappearing head. Some malt, some tea aroma. Faint hop. Watery in mouth. Bit tinny and empty. Some earthy, citrus lemon hop, more tead. Dull.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13788) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2010
Can, 4%. Slightly metallic aroma. Clear dark copper colour. Small stable off-white head. The flavour is mildly caramelly with a weak hop note. Clean. Fizzy. A lot better than expected.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2011
Can. Deep golden colour with a white head. Aroma is metallic, malt, hop, grass. Flavour is sweet, metallic, malt, hop, grass, caramel, apricot. Nothing wrong, but its boring.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (10925) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2010
can. clear caramelly smooth white head. hoppy aroma, some bitterness, flavor is bitter, fruit peel bitter, malty. nice.


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