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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Bitter
Stroud, England
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask & bottled; Regular.

Amber Bitter
Amber session beer with spicy citrus aroma. Good body for low ABV.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (11656) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Amber with a small white head. Fruity and berry aroma. Dry and fruity, rather thin flavour

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11197) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Cask conditioned at The Crown & Trumpet, Broadway, Worcs. Amber to chestnut with white head. Quite a thinnish bitter on the palate, dry flowery hop character giving a hoppy bitterness, slightly peach flower in style. Surprisingly little in the way of malt note given the colour. Still very drinkable though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2009
Cask @ GBBF 2008. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish fruity hoppy caramel aroma with some hints of citrus. Sweetish malty hoppy citrus flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish with some hoppy citrus in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7445) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2009
The Swan and Rushes, Leicester. Reddish and headless. Leafy hop, berry fruit, caramel. Odd and heady at the ABV, but pretty good.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (9079) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2008
Copper-coloured body with great clarity, but no head. Sweet aroma of fruits. Dry malt-fruity flavoured ale with a smooth bitter aftertaste. Medium palate with soft carbonation (half pint, hand-pulled at GBBF, 07.08.2008)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22105) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 26, 2008
Cask@GBBF2008. Amber colour, not much head. Aroma is fruits, hops and mild nectary notes. Flavour is malts, dough, some bready notes as well as a bit of fruits.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2008
A Mes rate: gravicask at GBBF.
Bright mid amber brown with a thin white rim. Plain earthy malt with some slight detergent. Watery and almost certainly on it’s way out.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2008
Cloudy amber with tiny white short lasting head. Sweet malty aroma with caramel notes. Flavor likewise with hoppy notes towards the end.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dj (531) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2008
Bottle, 500ml. A deep copper colour with a small head. Aroma of floral hops with a hint of malt. Taste has plenty of roasted malt with good floral hop flavours coming through, plus a hint of barley. Light carbonation, moderate bitterness. A fresh citrus finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Cask @ Reading Beer Festival 2008.
Clear medium amber orange color with a small to average, frothy - creamy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate hoppy, citrus, spicy, fruity ala mango, banana. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. (030508)


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