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

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4028) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2009
500 ml. Hazy copper with a lasting disc of creamy foam and nice lacing. Earthy-spiced caramel apple aroma. Flavor is the same with some tart cinnamon apple, nutmeg and toffee-caramel on front and a crisp, dry-spicy finish. Hints of bitter chocolate and roasted pecan. Later sips seems to have some traces of smoke and peat as well. Near-medium body is smoothly carbonated and well-dried on the finish. Nice session bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber body with a thin white head. Dingy malt, wet paper, ashen tobacco and light dried fruit. Thin with a lightly fruity body and a light woody bitter finish. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
demdeac40 (299) - Etowah, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2009
Pours a cloudy amber, nice carbonation and a huge off white head with great lacing. Great nose of sweet malt, flowers and dulce de leche. Beautiful, round, malty and slightly sweet. Taste is light toffee and fruit. Finish is long with a light bitterness. Very nice. I love Welsh Bitters.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palidor19 (3040) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2009
rich tasting with a weak yet enjoyable malt flavor. slightly plastic with a touch of hop. done very well.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4302) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 25, 2009
The aroma is sweet and nutty with floral hops, yeast, caramel, toffee, and fruit. The appearance is hazy amber with a small head. The flavor is like the aroma but more bitter than expected. The palate is thin. Overall a pretty good example of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimhilt (2452) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 25, 2009
Pours a three finger cream head that fades slowly, leaving a good lace. Clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Slight malty nose. Flavor is malty, hints of sweetness. Mild bitter finish. $4.45 for a 500ml bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Clear amber red with a thick pillow of off white foam. Herbal floral fruitiness, toffee aroma. Taste is sweet toffee, light pears and apples, nice grassy English hop finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4714) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2009
Pours deep amber into an English pint. White micro head with excellent retention leaves spotted sheets as it slowly recedes to coat surface. Sweet fruity malt aromas. Thin with slight berry and caramel upfront. Lasting mild hop finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Clear amber golden with a creamy off-white head. Lightly sweet fruit aroma. Medium body with a heavy carbonation and a little tart fruitiness. Dry and lightly bitter finish. 070209

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerBunker (807) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2009
Bottle. Pours copper with a white head. Very heavily carbonated. Aroma is of caramel, bread, fruit, and spice. Taste is of malt, caramel, weak fruit, bread, and spice. Very dry breadiness to the whole mess. Lingering spice taste. Too damned bready. It wasn’t a beer I had to choke down, but I did not enjoy drinking it.


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