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

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask & Bottle filtered; Regular.

A rich, red ale with subtle malt undertones and a distinctive spicy hop aroma from Styrian Goldings. Brewed with skill and patience in one of Britain’s finest small breweries.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4307) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 21, 2008
Red-copperl colour, small white head. Aroma has malts and hops. Flavour is spicy and hoppy. Nice bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yalnikim (800) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 25, 2008
Tasted 25/02/2008. 500ml bottle from Regional Wines and Spirits. Copper, rather than ruby red. Diminishing off-white head. Clear. Subdued caramel and milk chocolate, all slightly stale, on the nose. More of that in the mouth with a pleasant drying roastiness. Carbonation bite. Medium bitterness. A little flourish of herbal/piney hop flavour on the palate, which surprised me nicely. Caramel lingers too. Becoming a little moreish as I get into it, for sure. Better with a little less carbonation and if it were fresher. Goodish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2008
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark orange/red. Some head. Spicy nose. Prickly mouthfeel. Bitter and smooth taste. Some herbs, spices and caramel. Hoppy. Really enjoyable. [but nothing Red about it.] Very flavourful, indeed.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jobyone (234) - Charlotte, USA - JAN 9, 2008
Pours reddish ambver with off white head. The aroma is sweet and the taste brings more sweetness finishs with a slight bitterness..

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2007
Dark amber with an off white head. Chocolate malt in the aroma. Taste is sweet, spicy malt with a sharp hoppy finish. Full of flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogivlado (6815) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 15, 2007
Bottled(500ml). -Pours nice ruby colour with medium size pale beige head and malty nose. The aroma is also very malty and hoppy with notes of herbs and spices. Strong bitter finish. Too much bitterness for my taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joe19612 (2366) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2007
Bottle. Poured a reddish appearance and with no headt. Plenty of fruits and a lingering pleasant aftertaste. Pleasant beer but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1847) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 8, 2007
Bottle. Predictably, pours a ruby red colour and has a frothy beige head. Medium bodied with a little carbonation. Clear malty aroma with hoppy undertones. I detected a malty taste but with a somewhat dry and spicy bitter finish. An interesting brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7502) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2007
(Bottle, Jerusalem Tavern, Farringdon, London, 6 Aug 2007) Ruby red colour with frothy off-white head. Malty nose with wild berries and lovely spicy notes of the Styrian Goldings hops. Malty taste with slightly roasted notes of crystal malt, wild berries, black-currant, bittersweet notes of cranberries and spicy hops in the finish. Very tasty, almost leaning in the American amber ale direction. One of the best St Peters I’ve tried.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DownsouthGav (601) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2007
Yeast and mineral aroma with elements of cream. Deep ruby copper hue. Bold diapperaing cream head. Medium body. Slight carbonation. Heavily hopped, grass-like with malt playing second fiddle. Tinnish lingering taste. Bitter dry finish. Enjoyable but not the best brew from peters that goes to their Best Bitter.


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