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Watermill A Bit’er Ruff (Bottle)

Watermill A Bit’er Ruff (Bottle)
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Brewed by Watermill
Style: Bitter
Kendal, England
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
Bottle; Pasteurised.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate listing.
A classic full-bodied golden brown best bitter, with intense hoppy bitterness in the mouth for a balanced dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2411) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2015
Bottle. Clear pale amber, white head. Nose is herbal, pale malts, toffee, caramel, honey, slight citrus and touch of grass. Liking the herbal quality to this. Taste is honey, caramel, grass, herbal, slight citrus and biscuit malt. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
madmitch76 (22535) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2012
29th September 2012
Borefts Beer Festival IV. Day 2 (warm up tasting in Jan & Charlotte’s room). Light haze on this amber beer, tidy off white head. Light dry palate, crispy. Usual English bitter fayre - some orange in the bitter hops. Inoffensive but do we really need another bland English Bitter adding to the vast masses we already have?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2012

Bottle 500ml. @ [ Hotel tasting @ Hotel Tulip - Bodegraven ] before 4th Borefts Beer Festival 2012.

Clear medium amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, nutty, caramel, light to moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood bitter, malty, caramel. Body is light to medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20120929]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17351) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle in Fonefan room Borefts 4. Clear amber thin beige head. Some caramel in mouth decent bitterness on finish. Ok bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21902) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 29, 2012
bottle at de molen ... copper ... small white head ... soft dry toffee nose ... soft peachy fruits ... light toffee malt ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foxo82 (843) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Bottle from Ambleside Wines. Pours a crystal clear mid-brown with a generous head. Aroma is sweet treacle hops but bitterness dominates the taste. A long, dry finish with a hint of brown sugar at the end. Nice balance. Palate a little watery due to the low ABV but still a good, drinkable bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
worldbeertaste (1796) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle - Rich full caramel malt, peachy and fruity aroma. Medium gold with a thin lacy white head. Medium to full body with a creamy and slightly sticky palate, flat carbonation.Soft and full sweet caramel malt start with a moderate bitter center. Wonderful biscut dry bitter finish. A excellent bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerCast_Rich (1906) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2011
[500ml bottle from deli in Ullswater] Hazy gold pour with a big fluffy white head that retains for a decent amount of time. Malt and hop aroma with a fruity, almost peachy quality. Rising bitterness through the taste with some sweetness. Good balance, citrus finish [15012011]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9949) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2008
Bottle. GOlden brown with a yellowed head. Aromas are weetabix malts with grapefruit. Slightly nutty with apricot and earthy hops. Flavours are det and prickly with soft, sweet malts. Some caramel with a dry finish and bitter aftertaste.

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