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Brewed by Westerham
Style: Bitter
Edenbridge, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular. Also available bottle conditioned.
"A rich, full bodied best bitter in the traditional Kent style."
Ingredients: Maris Otter; Crystal Malt; local Northdown and Whitbread Golding Variety hops.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
skortila (4620) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2006
Cask, Jan Primus. Floral aroma of british hops. Hazy, orange coloured with a lasting, thin white head. Taste is a bit carbonated, light-moderate bitter. Very refreshing. Light bodied. Some caramel malts and mainly floral hops. Some orange as well. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluekuma (94) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2006
Bottle conditioned. Brown and headless. Nice full fruity and hoppy aroma. Lightly carbonated with a smooth honeyed balance of malt and hop flavours. Went down rather well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2006
Cloudy amber with a very small white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit and passionfruit. Nice full body, with a dry feel but great balance with the citrus hops. Flavours of light caramel and the citrus. The finish is quite long and hoppy. Great bitter!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (9012) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2006
Bottle: Hazy, amber coloured, thin, lacing off-white head; citrus-fruity-zesty nose, distinctive "english" hoppy aroma; robust bitter-sweet flavour, light bodied; light but lingering sweetish, citrousy and bitter-aromatic finish. Pleasant, well rounded Bitter !

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (12998) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 30, 2006
Cask@Kent Beer Festival 2006. Last half pint of the cask. Amber color, small white head. Leafy hoppy nose. Sweetish malty with good back-up from Kentish hops. Aftertaste is nicely hoppy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9160) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2010 1. Cask Stillage at the Lowes Arms, Denton 23/07/2004 Golden coloured with a fruit aroma. Bitter lasting pleasant hop finish. 2. Cask Handpump at the Dartmouth Arms, Kentish Town 01/08/2010 Fruity aroma. Golden coloured and fruity with some alcohol present. A hint of dryness in a bitter malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2006
Bottle. Golden brown with a small white head. Aromas are apple, sweet and earthy hops and pear. Some sourness, also with hints of sulphur. Flavours are caramel malts with sour apple and sweet pine. Spices towards the finish. Buttery on the palate. Bitter on the finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29849) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2006
[Cask at Volunteers Arms, GBBF 2005] An orange beer with a small light orange head. The aroma is sweet hoppy - somewhat light, with the flavor being sweet with lots of diacethyl combined with light notes of mango, leading to a bitter fruity end.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - NOV 12, 2005
Cask conditioned GBBF 2005: Herbal flowery aroma. Quite sweet and malty with some hint of medicine. A stramge bitter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garrat (1303) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2006 From A Bottle.Brown in colour with a small head,aroma is fruity and hoppy,taste is malty and smooth with light bitter finish.


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