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Timothy Taylor Boltmaker (was Best Bitter)

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Brewed by Timothy Taylor
Style: Bitter
Keighley, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.
A well-balanced, genuine Yorkshire, Bitter with a full measure of maltiness and hoppy aroma.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (921) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Cask in the Shepherd’s Rest, Sowerby Bridge. Pours amber with a cream head. A pretty standard bitter with biscuity malt and some marmalade notes. Nice enough.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 8, 2013
Cask at The New Bridge, Newcastle. Hadn’t realised this was a pseudonym for the Best. Clear amber pour decent white head and lacing. Malty aromas, toffee malty taste. Sweet finish, thin. Not very interesting bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1330) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 28, 2013
On cask at Stalybridge Buffet Bar October 20, 2013 - Not the most inspiring pint, looked good with its perfectly clear amber body, and pillowy white top, but underneath it was just bland. The nose had a soft malty character to it, a bit of sweet caramel, but the taste was watery with not much interest in it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7904) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Cask at the Golden Lion, Osmotherley, 04/10/13. Clear copper golden with a good sized off white head. Nose is light caramel, bready malt, light fruit, a little thin in aroma but what there is carries pleasant notes. Taste carries a touch more depth, caramel, fruit notes, bread dough. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, smooth on the palate, light bitter notes in the finale. Ok bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2162) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 28, 2013
Cask at The Slip Inn, York, September 2013. Clear deep golden with a creamy, lacy white head. Malt, some milk chocolate aroma, mildly bitter taste, balanced maltiness. Chewy aftertaste, medium-bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7760) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 22, 2013
Cask, GBBF 2013, one-third pint. Amber coloured body, spotty lacing to the glassware. Floral hoppy nose with earthy malts beneath. Malt-fruity flavours. Malt bitter ending. Medium to thin bodied. Accepted (London Olympia 15.08.2013).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30652) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2013
From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, grassy and straw. Sweet malty, light fruity. Bitter and dry grassy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
wimpyjoe (3483) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
Copper amber in colour with a small head. It has a light bitterness as its character and is an easy to drink session ale with some light malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
On cask at Brigantines, York. Pours creamy amber, takes time to settle with a stiff head. Caramel, biscuit and fruits. A very good best bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maeib (8574) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Cask conditioned handpump Veritas Leeds 06/02/13. A copper coloured beer with a white head and lace. Very plain clean and harmless but therefore a little dull. Some biscuity notes. Citrus if you search for it. certainly drinkable but for some reason I expected more.


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