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Tomos Watkin OSB / Old Style Bitter (Bottle)

Brewed by Tomos Watkin
Style: Bitter
Swansea, Wales
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich red premium cask ale produced using pale ale, crystal and wheat malt. A full fruity/citrus hop flavour of willamette and fuggle with the light aroma of goldings.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AshtonMcCobb (4436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle from Cheers in Mumbles. Appearance - amber and cloudy with a nicely proportioned head. Nose - a little dried orange but mostly grainy. Taste - very grainy indeed. Looking for fruit and hops but not finding it. Palate - light to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - hard work.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (7778) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle at home from notes. Pours a clear amber color with a small white head. Aroma was mainly, caramel, some nutty character and fruity hops. The flavor opens with light toasted malts, caramel and fruit. A slight cardboard note, mild bitterness soon follows. This is just ok. Medium bodied, smooth and not to be revisited.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (4891) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
500ml bottle from Wyevale Llansamlet. BB July 2015. Dark orange, pretty clear, highly sparkling, big foamy off-white head. Aroma is syrupy molasses, caramelly, gets a bit metallic over time. Body is light, very foamy, soft caronation. Taste is toffee malts, dark treacle, light chocolate, some resin, soft bitterness. Good full flavoured bitter. Silly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tinylightsrecs (437) - - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle received as gift. Pours deep ruby colour with creamy head. An odd blend of rich flavours but very satisfying too

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (2121) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 4, 2014
0,5L bottle (as a gift), BB 01.2015. Pours amber with off-white head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is sweet, malt, caramel, and some hops. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, and some fruity notes. Finish is dry-nutty bitter. Carbonation is high. Overall: ok brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2842) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUN 29, 2014
Appearance: Ruby red, tiny white head. Aroma: spicy, grassy. Damp cardboard, pepper, lemon. Flavour: Tea, grass, grainy, pepper, paper, long grassy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4503) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. sweet caramel malt with a bit of toffee. smooth. mild hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (3495) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2014
Bottle from Asda. Dark amber beer with medium head. Aroma is toffee, caramel and malts. Taste is caramel,toffee, malts and some toasted bread. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Mildly chocolatey taste. Long lasting head. Deep brown colour. Very full flavour. Mild aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (3170) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2013
Amber with a modest off-white head that lasts well. Floral aroma with some citrus and spices, caramel, light bread. Sweet with more bread than caramel, vague fruity notes, some mild roasty notes: interesting and slightly rustic malt side of thing. Dryish and quite bitter with pepper at the end. A pretty good best bitter.

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