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Wentworth Best Bitter

Formerly brewed at Wentworth
Style: Bitter
Rotherham, England
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Cask; Regular.
A truly traditional bitter. Deep amber brown with a satisfyingly malty character. This popular beer won a silver medal at Oakwood Beer Festival in 2000.

foxo82's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
foxo82 (843) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, - JAN 31, 2013
Hand pulled at The Major Oak, Nottingham. Clear amber ale with a nice head. Really not much aroma - slight toffee malt. Bitter watery creamy taste with no duration. Poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9843) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 11, 2013
Cask, Cow & Plough, Stoughton. Amber gold with an off white head. Aromas are biscuit and nutty tea with hints of caramel. Autumn fruit with some leafiness. Flavours are dry biscuit and tea with spices. Leafy with herbal notes. Dry with a fruity bitterness to finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Amber colour, small off-white head. Aroma is nutty, wooden, floral and some mild toffeeish notes. Flavour is fruity, nutty, wooden, herbal and mild toffeeish notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17282) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2009
Cask handpull at Market Porter, Borough. It’s a yeasty bitter, with good earthy hop on finish. Yeasty ok bitter. Nice earth and dry hop on finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2008
Cask at Wellington Arms, Bedford. Copper amber. Buttery malt aroma and taste. Someone said like Werthers Originals. Mid bitter finish. Tasty and pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2007
3 Judges. Aroma is honey, apply, over ripe fruits, peachys. Taste is sweet apples, again overly ripe fruit, hints of bittering hops, leave s a bad taste in my mouth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2006
Cask (gravity dispense) at London Drinker Beer Festival (Friday session), March 2006. An unashamedly traditional, copper coloured, English style bitter with dry malt and earthy UK hops in evidence. A bit more body than many "ordinary" bitters but a touch less than many "bests". Nothing that really stands out but a solid bread and butter bitter..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7850) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2006
(Cask at Market Porter, Borough, London, 1 Aug) Colour is amber with foamy head. Nose is malty and nutty. Taste is fruity, nutty with a nice hoppy bitterness in the finish. Citrussy and slightly earthy hop character. Dry, but rather short finish. Not really complex, but nice enough.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2006
Cask Stillage at the Memorial Hall, Northwich 21/09/2001 Amber coloured strong in alcohol and bitter on the palate. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichardGretton (4639) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2004
Dark bitter with a weakly hopped aroma and a light toffee flavour. Overall a standard dry bitter.

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