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

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RATINGS: 321   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."


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2010
Bottle 500ml.
Clear medium amber color with a average, fizzy to frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee, light to moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100116]

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (32113) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2007
Sample from 50 cL bottle. Pours amber, filtered. Aroma of mild caramel and a bit buttery. Flavour is malty, buttery and slight flat. A touch of bitterness but not really hoppy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2005
An amber beer with a white head. The aroma is sweet malty and slightly spicy and caramelic, while the flavor is sweet malty with primary notes of caramel on a thin body.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 25, 2007
(Bottle 50 cl) Courtesy of faroeviking. Clear, nutty brown with a small, off-white head. The aroma has some caramel in there. Fairly light in body with sweetish, caramelish notes and a lightly nutty touch. No bitterness. 230407

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 6, 2009
Bottled (from K Citymarket, Vaasa). Copper colour, mediumsized beige head. Aroma is grassy and floral hops along with some slight malty notes. Flavour is quite much the same with some mild nutty notes as well. Mild wooden notes as well. A bit like a lighter version of Fullers ESB.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19974) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2007
Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Clear nut brown, rich head. Papery aroma. Sweet and lightly roasty with light-medium body and somewhat mellow mouthfeel. Nutty with restrained piney hops, lightly syrupy. Short finish with a faint whiff of resiny bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15330) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 23, 2007
Amber color. Caramel aroma and flavor; quite round mouthfeel, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, malt, fruits and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2005
Bottle from Morrisons. Deep copper colour gentle malts blended with hops, nice enough drinkable without being remarkable

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2005
Bottle. Brown colour. Medium, astringent bitterness.


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