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Brewed by Woodfordes
Style: Bitter
Norwich, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also Bottle Conditioned.
Originally the house beer for Limes Hotel in Fakenham.
Ingredients: Maris Otter; Crystal malt; Goldings hops.
A full-bodied pale amber beer with the rich flavour of Dundee cake. Sultana fruitiness is balanced by a hoppy bitterness, to give a full, but light feel. The finish continues to develop into a warm, mellow glow


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10449) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 30, 2014
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1443) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2014
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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (6077) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6103) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2014 50cl bottle from Marks and Spencer the Hague. Thin white head. Clear amber pour. Low carbonation. Subtle bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Borresteijn (5135) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 26, 2014
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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2014
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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
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.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mR_fr0g (4524) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2014
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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
wimpyjoe (5109) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11138) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2013
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.


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