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Brewed by Stroud
Style: Bitter
Stroud, England
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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.09/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (2889) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle at home courtesy of ales by mail, cheers Paul! Pours dark amber with good sized dense fluffy white head and aroma of orange yoghurt plus vanilla. Well carbonated with zesty orange and a touch of corriander plus shortbread malt. Hadn’t noticed there was stuff added to this until i read the label. Nicely done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4241) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8672) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (3966) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SaintMatty (5204) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2012
500ml Bottle (City Pub, Göteborg) - Hazy copper in colour. Sultanas, toffee and dried fruit in the aroma. Lemon, toffee, nuts and hops in the taste. Refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (10170) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3757) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 27, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear dark copper colour with small to average, creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Caramel malty aroma, hints of red berries, a cautious piney touch. Taste is minimally dry, malty, hints of red berries, fruit parings, a cautious nuttily and toffee touch; soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14834) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
15th July 2014
Chelmsford Summer Beer Fest. Cask. Almost clear amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and smooth. Fine carbonation. Toffee streaked malts. Nice light marmalade and peel hops. Trace of sweet esters. Light finish. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (6246) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2007
Cask-conditioned at the Black Horse, Amberley Gloucs, April 2007. Dark amber coloured with a slight head. Aroma of citrussy hops. Flavour was slightly fruity with a dry finish. Not bad for a session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20302) - 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.


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