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Brewed by Banks’s (Marstons)
Style: Bitter
Wolverhampton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in 500ml bottles.
Originally brewed by Thwaites, the brand was contract brewed at Marston’s Wolverhampton plant (Banks’s) from 2013, then bought completly by Marston in March 2015. The brand continues to be sold under the Thwaites name and logo.
"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."


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
estpiwo (1319) - - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle. Dark amber color. white head. Grassy aroma. Taste was sweet malty at the beginning, light watery, but after more and more bitter. Aftertaste was medium bitter.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vaiz (4107) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2016
Bottle at home. Clear deep golden pour, white head. Aroma of crispy hops, slighty fruity, some grains, malty and a bit of citrus. Flavor is slightly bitter, slightly malty and quite clean and smooth. Simple yet well drinkable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fukito (991) - Santiago, CHILE - OCT 24, 2015
Pours amber with some dark golden hues and a small white head. Aroma is faint sweet malts with some restrained fruity esthers. Flavor is rather bland with some medium caramel malts and a very faint flowery hop notes and a rather salty bland palate. Meh

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlfredoGarcia (225) - Santiago, CHILE - AUG 27, 2015
500 ml bottle. Strong bitter smell, hops involved strongly. Dark amber color with a small white head. Better taste than other Thawites that I have tried. Strong, deep and balanced, the same for the palate sensation. Great beer for bombing germans :P

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SVD (1137) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle at home, amber beer, small head, aroma is malts, hops, carmel. Taste is somewhat the same, some biterness, ok beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tinylightsrecs (437) - - JUN 12, 2015
Bottle from The Ship Heworth. Pours deep ruby, small quick fading head. Flavours of nuts and malt but also quite watery. Ok but nothing special

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nordic (353) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle @ Selver, Tartu. Brown color, thin head. Caramel and bready aroma. Sweet, a little sour caramel taste.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gregorymconway (216) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 15, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2015 Brown/amber body with a thin creamy head, nice lacing is evident immediately. Real sweet toffee and caramel are the forefront of the taste. Not really getting any hop aroma on this.Lower carb.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
exeter (488) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Pours a clear dark copper colour. Has wispy head with good lace. If you’ve ever had fullers ESB then you’ll think this beer is 75% of it.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
allmyvinyl (7784) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 6, 2015
500ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear amber brown, long lasting thin white head. Aromas of caramel and banana. Taste is all toffee. Far too sweet. Hard work.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
estoniancraft (56) - ESTONIA - FEB 1, 2015
Great example of a British bitter. Really nice and enjoyable beer with good balance of malt and hops.


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