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Brewed by Greene King
Style: Bitter
Bury St. Edmunds, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.67   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed to take advantage of the lower duty on beers 2.8% and under. Bottle, Cask Uncertain This Fine Amber ale has been brewed using a complex mix of hops to offer balanced bitterness with strong tropical notes. All the flavour you would expect from a great English ale but at only alc. 2.8& vol.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamesie1857 (1350) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2013
28/04/12 - Bottle from Tesco Extra, a light one, a bit on the thin side. Not bad for low ABV.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1740) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Amber beer medium head. Toffee aroma. Taste is sweet toffee with some malts. Weak on the palate. Easy to drink just dull.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
danlo (1091) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear orangey dark amber colour, foamy white head that diminishes leaving some lacing, and a malty mash aroma. Taste is malt and grain, sweetish toffee, with a slight bitterness and a dry finish. Light watery body and medium carbonation. OK considering the low strength.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (5584) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 16, 2013
Bottled 500ml. -Clear amber coloured, small off-white head, slight herbal and butterscotch nose. Mild bitter hoppy, passion fruit and butterscotch taste with watery finish. Dryish finish. Has potential, especially with so small alcohol content.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
goozen (2886) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle 0,5ltr: Clear amber coloured brew with fruity and floral flavours, also some nice hoppiness. Quite great what they in England can make out of low alcohol brews.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
StueyD (1122) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2012
A medium to dark amber coloured beer with a weak white head. A potent skunky aroma to start with, which is followed up with a slightly sweet malt aroma, hints of butterscotch, toffee and caramel. Medium-bodied, smooth mouthfeel. A medium-sweet taste of malt, there is a bready element that tags onto the toffee and caramel from the aroma, as well as a touch of honey and candy floss. After a while there is a light, prickly tang of hop, giving the beer a weak, fruity finish. Altogether a bit bland.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tommann (2629) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2012
500ml bottle. Pours dark amber with a medium head. Aroma is caramel malt and sweet tea. Taste is quite watery, some toffee and tea. A little skunk. Ok for what it is.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McTapps (3649) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle bought at local Tesco and shared with MichaelBruch. Nice amber-red colour with low head. Taste of caramel, honey and toast with some nice lemon balm finish. Sweetish but refreshing.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (3641) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle shared with McTapps. Fine fruity and hoppy nose. Thin aroma, maybe some berries. Very drinkable and refreshing. Surprisingly good.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
downender (6164) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle from Tesco. Copper coloured with a tight, off-white head and moderate carbonation. Light, malty aroma with a chalky edge and some boiled sweets. Flavour was sweet with plenty of caramel and a surpassingly heavy mouth feel for such a low ABV beer. Finish was moderately bitter, with some jarring sodden cardboard. A strange mix and inferior to Fuller’s similarly weak Mighty Atom.


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