Brewed by Stroud
Style: Bitter
Thrupp, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.02/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
Cask & bottled; Regular.

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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4772) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle. Bronze and clear with a small head. Slightly malty with a race of fruitiness. With a bit more body this would have been a bit more impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2011
Bottled. A brwon beer with no head. The aroma has boozy sweetness, brown fruits and malts. The taste is fruity and malty. Sweet brown fruits again. Quite characterful but I’d prefer more hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9543) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2011
Bottle. Bronze with a thin foam. Aromas are floral with lemon sherbet and plenty of floral notes. Some raisin and berry fruitiness. Flavours are fudge with weetabix and dusty yeast. Earthy, dry hops with a buttery palate. Peppery and dry on the finish. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4576) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2011
Bottle. Amber beer with a strongish head. The aroma is bitter, malty and roasted, and the flavour is toffee and bitter. Overall an OK bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 12, 2011
Cask, gravity at the Pig ’n’ Falcon, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. Attractive reddish amber with a small white head. Slight malt aroma. Taste has a little citrus and malt, but the bitterness is the main feature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fin (9214) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle that I picked up at Bellingers, Jet Garage, Grove, Nr Wantage, Oxon, purchased and consumed the same day 03-01-10 Pours mid amber with a filmy white head. The aroma was not as spicy or citric as the description hinted that it would be, I get more toffee, malts and a merest hint of chlorine, the latter possibly being a Thames tap water rinse of the glass. Some light citrus in the mouth, light caramel and a decent malty backbone. A fine beer but possibly a bit weaker compared to many of the others on the Stroud stable. A6 A3 F6 P4 Ov12 3.1

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9177) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2009
Cask Stillage from the GBBF Earl’s Court, London 09/08/2008 Fruity aroma. Bronze mid brown coloured smooth on the palate and fruity with a little roast flavour in a crisp and dry lasting malt finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12551) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2009
Amber with a small white head. Fruity and berry aroma. Dry and fruity, rather thin flavour

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (12676) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (21888) - 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.

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