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Brewed by Wells & Youngs
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.
ABV reduced from 4.3% to 4.1% in 2011.
Ingredients: Water from Charles Wells well; Pale Malt; Crushed Crystal Malt; Challenger and Goldings hops.


Theydon_Bois' rating

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (8100) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - FEB 2, 2013
Gravity dispense/stillage at the Tin Goose - LHR T1, 25/01/13. Clear dark golden copper with a thin off white head that retains. Nose is a little subdued, caramel malt, berry fruits, sugars, hint of plum. Taste carries a touch more depth, caramel malt, biscuit, dough, faint ribena notes. Medium in body, moderate carbnonation, some bitterness in the dry finish. Ok.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
danlo (1124) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Cask at The Anglers Arms, Morpeth. Amber brown colour, thin white foam head and malty earthy aroma. Taste is malt, slight biscuit, nutty and light hop bitterness. Light to medium body, medium carbonation, earthy bitter finish. OK

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MichaelAwesome (3880) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
On tap at the Duke of Devonshire, Eastbourne. Classic ale with no surprise. Light brown in its colour with just a bit of hops in the nose. Some nuts combined with a bit of malt and nust in the aftertaste. Nice and classic. Nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (3879) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2014
Draught at the Duke of Devonshire in Eastbourne. Pours out in a deep brown colour with flat body and low head. Aroma of light hops and barley with some nut hints. Taste of hops, light malt, barley, nuts and straw. Mild finish. Easy drinkable, yet nothing special.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuideDogSaint (231) - Epsom, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Cask at the Albion, Epsom. Pours copper brown with a thin white head. Aroma malt and toffee. Mild bitterness.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
allmyvinyl (3091) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Cask at the haymarket. Pours clear amber, thick white head. Aromas are light vinegar, toffee. Taste has some yeasty funk. Maybe not well kept, but I can honestly say I preferred this in the bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Peter_L (687) - SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2014
Tap@BA Bellmansgatan. Mörkt bärnstensfärgad vätska. Doft av kola, knäck. Neutral beska med smak av blommor. Äcklig eftersmak. Sur-rap

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1357) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alex_alkis (229) - SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 Surprisingly easy to drink, yet so bitterly like a true Brit. Lovely finish when the beer goes down the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
BaroneBirra (245) - Gorizia, ITALY - MAY 8, 2014
Draft with hand pump at Bunker Trieste. Pours pale copper with one inch of creamy head. Faint hoppy aroma. Mild taste, just some floral hops and light caramelized malts. Cream and moderate bitterness in the final. Very smooth, almost oily texture.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (398) - SWEDEN - APR 27, 2014
Draught at pub Franke’s. Clear dark golden with white head. Almost no smell. Bitter taste with some sweet caramel malt. Long lasting bitterness.


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