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


on tap

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Cask: Regular. Also available bottle conditioned, and in 18 & 36 pint boxes.
CAMRA Champion Beer of Britain 1996.
A wherry is a Norfolk sailing boat.
Ingredients: Maris Otter; Crystal Malt; Goldings and Styrian Goldings hops.
Michael Jackson 500 Classic Brews

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kassner (1349) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Cask at the Old Grenadier. typical bitter, only a hint of hops though nice looking clear amber color. A usual a bit thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
chrisv10 (10875) - DENMARK - OCT 5, 2013
Cask @ Honima at Hays. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, caramel, toffee and butter. Flavour is malt, fruit, caramel, medium sweet, little toffee, little butter, spices and thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyobon (909) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 30, 2013
(Cask) Hazy amber with slight white head. Subtle malty aroma. Light body with fine carbonation. Taste is crisp and refreshing - tangy slightly citrus with a nice hoppy lightly bitter finish. An excellent refreshing easy drinking bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foxo82 (683) - Tamworth (via Leicester), Staffordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2013
Hand pulled at The Old Contemptibles, Birmingham. Amber ale, light tasting, watery but with a slight hops twang at the end. Standard stuff really. S’ok.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
biggles231 (14) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 24, 2013
Bland and inoffensive. Not much on the nose, with a thin body and short finish. Poor stuff , bearing little resemblance to the original of a few years since.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1584) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Nice drinkable session beer. Slightly hoppy on the finish. Golden color. Very little aroma. Had at the Blue Posts in London.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer4000 (4437) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 13, 2013
Cask @ The Phoenix Tavern, Faversham. Clear, slightly reddish, golden body with a small and fast disappearing off-white head. Aroma has caramel malt, some fruitiness and unfortunately some butterscotch. Flavor is as aroma, with some minor and not to unpleasant level of butterscotch. Medium body, not so much aftertaste. Otherwise rather straightforward bitter that’s easy forgotten.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (728) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2013
Crisp floral bitter. Flowery sweet aroma belies the complex malt/hop balance in the taste. Slight palette.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2013 Garden House. Clear tan body with a creamy white head. Floral, citrus hops with a cereal maltiness in the aroma. Grainy malt flavour, pleasant fruity citrus hops, with a fresh bitterness. Medium body with a soft effervescence. Very solid default bitter in Norfolk, especially good if kept well and served from a colder cellar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (10698) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
Cask at the Pickerel, Cambridge. Pours clear gold with a fine, creamy white head. Dusty, dry pale malts on the nose, some toasty grains. Light sweet flavor with dry hay, orange and grains. Light bodied with fine carbonation. Light sweet finish, dry pale malts, dry hay, straw. Simple stuff.

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