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West Berkshire Good Old Boy

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Brewed by West Berkshire
Style: Bitter
Thatcham, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Cask; Regular.
A “Good Ordinary Bitter” which won first prize at the White Horse branch of CAMRA’s beer festival, September 1995, and a gold medal at the 2002 SIBA South East Regional Competition. Strongly hopped and full flavoured - our best seller.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
markoijelena (372) - SERBIA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle 0.5l at the Great British Weekend event Belgrade Serbia.Pour it amber color with medium white head.Taste so classic english bitter.Little bkt smokey, acid.Nothing special

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5740) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled 500ml. -from www.beershop.hr Clear amber coloured, small tan head, mild nutty caramel nose. Toasted malt, caramel and fruity with pleasant herbal hoppy notes. Some nutty notes in rather dry bitter finish. Not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2223) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle shared at the "Great British Weekend" event in Belgrade. Dark brown, hazed, foamy head. Very english. sour rotting fruit flavors. Sour banana.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11983) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle sample at the Great British Beer Festival in Belgrade. Clear deep amber color, tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel biscuit. Taste is burnt butterscotch. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ippopotamo36 (206) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 12, 2014
At the Brit Beer Fest in Belgrade. Pours dark amber with an ivory tick foamy head. Nose of marinated meat, fruit mixed, malty. Mouth: mild, malty, bitter. Very lovely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ha1ag (723) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
on tap in Newbury. Dark copper colour with thin head. Fruity nose. Aroma is lightly sweet, fruity and very subtle hop finish. I think it wasn’t a freshly opened barrel we sampled but it was still ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4836) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 9, 2014
On tap at The Wenlock Arms. Dark copper colour. Hints of chocolate, grass, apples. Quite dry. A good bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Splitenz (331) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2014
A fine little bitter this. Lovely colour and good foam. Bit roasty smell, not much in the way of fancy fruits in the hops here, rather a bitterness sucking the moist out of your mouth craving more beer. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (723) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2014
Pint from Alehouse Reading. Amber colour, small beige head. Aroma is caramel, some sweet malts. Flavour is caramel malts, floral notes. Pleasant bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2214) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 16, 2014
Clear dark copper with lacing off-white foam head. Aroma is barley, some hay. Good bitter taste, (velp 201402)


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