BeerandBlues2 (10449) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 30, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours clear dark amber with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with spare lacing. Aroma is light toast and cookie malt, light earthy and woody hops. Flavor is medium earthy and woody hops and bitterness, lightly toasted malt and a dry finish. Medium to light body and medium carbonation.
Mr_Pink_152 (1443) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500ml bottle from Marks & Spencer, as Norfolk Bitter. Clear copper colour with white head. Aroma of hops, grain and caramel. Flavour is dry, with grain, caramel, and a hint of citrus.
kermis (6077) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared thanks to Deanso. Pours clear amber brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, ripe dark fruit and light raisins. Flavor is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation.
deanso (6103) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 50cl bottle from Marks and Spencer the Hague.
Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Low carbonation. Subtle bitterness.
Borresteijn (5135) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
50cl Bottle from M&S, as Norfolk Bitter. Clear copper colour, white head. Aroma of grain, toast, stale hops, caramel, peach, some citrus. Flavour is dry, grain and toast, hint of metal, caramel, hint of lemon, bitter light-hoppy finish. Light-bodied. Not great.
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask Pint at Edward Rayne (JDW), Raynes Park, London in June 2013 - Deep Amber in colour. Very Fruity; citrus orange, sultanas. Malty; toasty malts, caramel. Hoppy; grassy hops. Smooth. Well balanced. Sweetish fruity malty throughout with a dry bitter hop finish. Decent.
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle from Marks & Spencer under the name of Norfolk Bitter. Poured a hazy chestnut colour with a white head which dissipated very rapidly. Malt heavy aroma, with some sweet nuttiness and brown sugar with some grassy hop. Initial flavours of flat malt, bitter citrus and wet grass. Finish was mild resinous.
mR_fr0g (4524) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Train rate. Bottle from marks and Spencer. Aroma is caramel, apple, sea weed. Flavour is salty, caramel, apple, nutty malt. Some fishy and metalic notes. Palate has a carbonation bite and pretty thin. Pretty shit.
wimpyjoe (5109) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Marks & Spencer called Norfolk Bitter to be specific! Copper-amber in colour and no head. Ití has a good pale ale nose with a fruitiness, although much less stated in taste. Has a decent medium to full body.
Theydon_Bois (11138) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from the M&S at Waterloo station near platforms 16-19 to be fucking specific, drank on the train home from a paper cup and labelled as M&S Norfolk Bitter as youíd expect, cheers to JF 12/11/13.
Chestnur brown with a moderate beige head.
Nose is toffee, dark fruit, cake mix, prunes, brown sugar.
Taste comprises dark malt, sweet brown bread dough, dates, toffee.
Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, dry finale with sweet and bitter tones.
Decent enough bitter.