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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Bitter
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
"This rich amber beer is brewed with only the finest English ingredients. A prominent hop aroma and bitterness throughout is finely balanced with a full malt flavour, leading to a dry bitter finish."


1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
guitartown (24) - SPAIN - APR 27, 2014
No mucho que decir. Mínimo aroma, mínimo sabor, nulo final. Densidad correcta. Punto.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndrewC (321) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2014
Brown bitter. Rich, malty, peppery, good stuff. I thought I’d dislike it but, no.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jksipa (289) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2014
Can from the LCBO. Deep clear copper pour with a tiny white head. Nose is light roast and a touch of apricot. Mild fruity sweetness with an equal balance of bitterness leading to s relatively short finish. Mouth is quite thin and watery with average carbonation. Easy drinking but not much character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (1878) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 7, 2014
500ml bottle from Hipercor. @home 07-04-2014.
BBD:17-11-14.
In short: atasty bitter.
Pours quite clear amber, wth nice off white head, creamy, good retention, some lacing. Citrusy, amlty, caramel,liquorice aromas. Medium body, soft carbonaion, oily texture. Taste follows the nose, mild bitter, fruity, drya aftertaste. Smooth and pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
spartakbarnsley (30) - St Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAR 23, 2014
0.5 bottle from Pulkovsky Universam, St Petersburg. Classic, old skool bitter - slightly malty, with a very bitter finish. Drank this straight from the fridge, maybe it demands a re-rate at a later date. But this is definitely the sort of beer that I would prefer on tap. Memories of drinking in Barnsley before matches, when Oakwell had a proper atmosphere, and football was a proper sport.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tedvard (22) - - MAR 16, 2014
From bottle. Appearance: chestnut with thin white head, not much head retention. Aroma: not much to the nose, slight hint of hops and slightly metallic. Taste: light bitterness, a bit of fruit and toffee at the end. Pallet: light carbonation, decent enough mouthfeel. Very short finish. A good session drink, light and not complex.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sarpa (780) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2014
bottle 50cl from k-marke duo @ home. Pours clear copper with a nice white head. Malty caramel aroma, some grains and nuts Malty toffee flavor, some metallic hints also..

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
RyanE (143) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 17, 2014
Brown with reddish tinge. Off white frothy head. Baking bread and a slight toasty hint on the nose. Medium to light body. Somewhat off, tin flavor. Not much to the finish. Simple easy drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3539) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Tallboy can at The London lounge in Zhuhai, China, special econmoic zone, prefecture, co, ltd. A clear pouring lightly caramrl colored beer with a wimpy head but great, neigh excellent retention. English bitter all the way. Toffee, bitter hoppy, and the Golding/Fuggles mess, whicg is growing on me quite well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Philym (940) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Raisin, orchard fruit, bread/biscuit, syrup and a marmalade note. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, low bitter and sourness. Palate: Thick grainy texture, light body, average carbonation, abrupt raisin, fruity, syrup, marmalade bitter/sweet finish. Comments: Tasty and glass lace.


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