Brewed by St Peters (UK)
Style: Bitter
Bungay, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
Cask: Regular. Also available brewery conditioned and cold filtered in 500ml bottles.
A traditional Best Bitter brewed with Pale and Crystal malts and Goldings aroma hops. The result is a full-bodied ale with distinctive fruity caramel notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGrandMaster (2335) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 5, 2007
Bottle at The Jerusalem Tavern, copper/brown with a filmy head. Quite a malty aroma, but touches of hops that carries through musty honey. A light mouthfeel with a good hoppy bite and a light bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3620) - Vadum, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2007
Amber of color with nice white head. An aroma of citrus, hops and raw malt. A flavor with lots of malt, citrus and a lovely bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StompBrockmore (316) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 2, 2007
500ml bottle - pours caramel/copper with almost no head except for a thin bubbly layer. Aroma is of apples, caramel, and fruity English hops. Delicate fruity flavour, with a lot of caramel in the body, finishing with a mildly bitter hoppiness. Quite refreshing, actually. Very low carbonation. Overall, a nice English ale, rather traditional and unsurprising, but I could certainly drink a lot of this fast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6657) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear orange-amber with a small diminishing white head. Nice simple but pleasant aroma of caramel malt, Goldings, fruit and tea. Flavour’s the same: caramel malt, a good amount of Goldings hops, a bit of fruit and a dry, average bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Like I said earlier, it’s simple and there’s nothing ground-breaking here but it’s a pleasurable, easy to drink Bitter -- nothing wrong with that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yarry (528) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 17, 2008
500ml oval bottle 4.4% a/v (sticker on back, label says 3.7% a/v) Pours beautiful, a nice, very slight murky, orange copper colour with a nice tan head which readily laces on the glass. The aroma is hay, grass, fresh hops and a hint of malt. The taste is great, cirtusy hoppy but well balanced with a nice malt and floral taste with some hints at darker bitter notes like dark chocolate. Interesting balance, im not a fan of best bitters usually but this one is good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rodders (137) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2009
(500ml Bottle) Mid amber orange with small white head. Malt, and citrus hop smell but not particularly strong. Taste was actually suprising, I was expecting bland 3.7 bitter but got a suprisingly hoppy and actually BITTER bitter, with a bitter finish. A little malt sweetness balanced it all out and left me with a very good ’best bitter;. A little citrus and toffee too. Drawback is overall straightforwardness of the beer, and that the texture was a little watery for my liking. Still good though!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ladnewton (1650) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2010
Cask at the Southampton Arms, London NW5 on 1st March 2010. Copper with a vanishing white head. Soft malt aroma; very herby hop notes with scent of oregano and dill in the bouquet. These harmonising with a citric hoppiness to finish dry on a smooth to rather flat mouthfeel. While a negative attribute it was not enough to spoil a rather interestingly flavoured beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (3430) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2013
Mini-Cask from Tesco, Gateshead. This pours a golden brown colour with a large thick white head. It has rich burnt toffee and caramel flavours, a creamy mouthfeel, maltiness and woody bitterness on the finish. Very good for a beer below 4% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ERB92 (556) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2014
Caramel, bread, fruits and some hops i the aroma. Amber body with a off white head. Medium sweet and medium to heavy bitter. Light to medium body with a soft carbonation. Bitter finish. Overall a nice bitter, enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (3839) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
Gravity cask at Jerusalem Tavern, Farringdon. Dark amber orange, still, slight haze, small foamy off-white head, full lacing. Aroma is soft, malty, shortbread biscuit. Body is light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is smooth toffee, musty hop character, seeded bread, some tangy under-ripe fruit, soft bitterness in the finish. Very drinkable. A good bitter.

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