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

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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
back (1764) - Holstebro, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
Rødgylden klar skum hvid Citrus malt blomst Bitter moderat sød lidt Flad vandede ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Weefannybaws (130) - Barrhead, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2013
500ml Bottle ftom M&S - named Norfolk Bitter. A nice, dark ale with a hoppy nose. Slight taste of toffee and malt with citrus overtones. Would go well with crisps or nuts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1791) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle conditioned as M&S Norfolk Bitter. Pours a hazy dark amber with a medium white head which doesnít last very long. Nose is citrus, apricots and candied fruit, biscuity malt. Bitter. Dry finish. Really good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2013
Bottel as Maren and Spencer Norfolk bitter @ York City. Dark Cooper White smal offwhite head. Aroma of caramel, malt, and fruti. Light malty taste rasines and torry

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cuso (7293) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle as M&S Norfolk bitter. Golden color with medium white head. Fruity aroma with hoppy notes. Malty taste followed with raisins, fruity notes, bitter hops. Nice strong hoppy bitter finish. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 17, 2013
Poured a dark copper with a small white head. Aroma of caramel malt and fruity hops. Medium body, flavour of caramel malt and sweet berry fruit, well balanced and a refreshing finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mr_h (4519) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - MAY 26, 2013
Cask by handpump at Prestwick Pioneer - clear deep golden, thin frothy white head, sweet malty aroma, negligible lacing, raisin toffee, bittersweet, malty aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (5759) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2013
29 Jan 2013: along side in Huatulco, Mexico. The sea and Modelo beers on the beach had kept me cool during the day, now back on board I needed something different. The 500ml bottle conditioned brewhad been with me since Southampton and had patiently waited in my fridge until thisday. Poured slowly into two tumblers it showed a good looking amber body with a full white head. Fruity, hoppy and with a mild citrus hint throughout the tasing. Really enjoyed itís flavours and although not as malty as I normally prefer, this was a good blend and well made. The body depth suited it too.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13622) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 10, 2013
Bottle as M&S Norfolk Bitter. Pours dark copper with a creamy off-white head. NIce bitter and malty aroma.Seems floral bitter. Med body. Flavor is roast malt with a good dose of hop - which still seems floral. Finish is clearly bitter. Itís a tasty ale.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Deu (920) - Nantes, FRANCE - MAR 29, 2013
500ml bottle from Mark and Spencer. Hazy orange colour. Fruity aroma. Taste really really bitter but the date was pasted. Average. I will try it again to be sure.


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