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Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Bitter
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
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RATINGS: 731   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Sold as Organic Best Ale in the UK, and as Organically Produced Ale in USA.
Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Yeast; Organic hops; Seaweed finings; Carbon dioxide.
A delicately flavoured golden ale in which subtle fruity esters from the Samuel Smith yeast strain interact with a background of maltiness and hops.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (523) - truckee, California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
A malt led scent that masked a light hop. A light amber appearance with a thin head. A slight fruity dry grape bitterness that fades to a malt hop backdrop. The flavors meld nicely and leave the palate refreshed with a light malt coating.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6324) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle @ Home. Pours light golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, flowers. Flavor is malt, flowery hops, green apples. Medium body, soft carbonation. 050810

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Some bitter tang aroma but still blanketed down by the yeasty, distinctly sam smiths flavor. Darker golden or lighter amber color with short lived off-white head. Tastes creamy out of fucking no where. Creamy with a bit of citrus in the background. This is way better than I had expected. Will drink again.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hkrivera (127) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - JUL 11, 2013
Excellent pale ale! Crisp flavor that intensifies in your mouth. The dark color mesmerizes your senses since you are expecting a light appearance. Is the first beer I taste that carries a USDA grade (organic). Reminds me somehow a MILF from the university! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imaragingbull (572) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle pours amber copper orange clear with well retained small head and good lace. Aromas of fruity mineral esters over a light grainy toffee hint. Med light body, semi chewy, medium carbonation finishes light toffee, lightly dry and sulphate rounds out the light floral hop character and med bitterness

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Bose is sweet corn, light butter, light citrus. Sweet malts. This one is quite boring and lackluster.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
andriesradu (514) - ROMANIA - JUN 14, 2013
33cl bottle. Pours nice orange color with a fast diminishing head. Aroma is malty, hoppy,fruity. Aroma is sweet at the begining and ends in good bitterness, fruity. Nice one

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (939) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Simple and enjoyable enough. It’s a little zesty and bitter. Nothing too exciting, but it is serviceable on a summer evening. *550ml bottle

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (1887) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle. This is a brilliant bitter. Organic or not this a good malt forward bitter with good clean lines.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lagerboy (1333) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2013
Clear orange yellow, small foamy white head fades. Floral malty sweet aroma. Lightly bitter, semi sweet malt taste, floral and herbal with a hint of fruity yeast. Light carbonation, light-medium bodied, lightly hopped. Mildly bitter finish. Reminiscent of a bland blonde, but better. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)


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