Ship Inn English Best Bitter
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   ABV: -
A traditional British style cask-conditioned pale ale, naturally carbonated and served on our hand pump. This medium bodied house specialty has a fruity hop finish. O.G.1.050

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DiarmaidBHK (4241) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2011
Served on cask at the bar. Tastes like itís a bit off. Not much carbonation or any kind of life force. Tastes a bit like dishwater.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2009
On cask at the brewpub. Pours a dark amber brown, clear, with a white head. Aroma of buttery popcorn and sweet malt. Flavor is very sweet initially with lots of caramel malt. Some diacetyl, but less in the flavor compared to the aroma. It was ok overall. 6/4/7/3/13 [3.3/5]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 8, 2007
Served on cask. Pours a lightly hazy golden copper with a small bubbly white head that left hints of lacing. Aroma of some slight fruitiness, slight hops and some cereal grains. Flavor of cereal grains, some floral/natural hops and other various fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2007
hand pump-pours a thin white head and copper color. Aroma is medium malt-sweet, light fruit. Taste is grain, medium malt-sweet, light fruit, secondary light hops-slight bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
freekyp (1949) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2006
A taste of Britain right in New Jersey. Very authentic. This brew poured slightly hazy (it was cask pumped) with a small creamy head and a light amber color. The aroma was strong with sweet toffee, with a slight hint of peaches and mustiness, like fruit stored in a cellar. The palate was light, but creamy, and the finish long, with a moderate earthly bitterness. The hop character was less floral or resiny and more dark and earthy than an American pale might be.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
euserphriendly (167) - Holland, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2006
No body at all, not helped by the hand pump serving. Overall there was not flavor here.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jine (903) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2006
1/23/06 not 24 as Adam says. Definitely some skunkification going on. Need a little more turnaround time on the beers there. They are kind of all...old

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamSkillin (376) - High Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2006
1/24/06 at Ship Inn (obviously), slightly skunky smell, dark amber color, some head from hand pump, skunky flavor, probably time to brew a new batch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
swirl (267) - collingswood, New Jersey, USA - APR 17, 2005
This beer showed a nice amber color. That was about all this beer offered. The aroma while showing no real scent was forgettable where the flavor had a nice citrus to it. The mouth feel was very watery with no distinguishable finish. quite easily a forgettable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivo (2667) - GERMANY - JAN 2, 2005
Chesnut amber color and no head. Warm and flat body with a hint of cherry in the malt. Sweet rather than bitter. Quick profile.

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