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Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbody’s Bosbury Best

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Brewed by Wye Valley
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bromyard, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
These Herefordshire Cascade hops have helped us create Bosbury Best - an awesome bronze coloured ale with subtle biscuit, toffee and marmalade flavours, and an intense grassy, citrus aroma.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (4133) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2014
500ml bottle: BBD 20 days away when opened on 31 Oct 2014. Poured into an Abbot Ale glass tankard at home and shared with no one! Terracotta hue to the bronze/amber body, clear and clean looking with a soft pillow of white foam on top. I love live reviews with just me and the dog, we bond on evenings like this! Malt lead to the aroma and taste with a dark fruitiness below the surface. Semi-sweet molasses certainly rule the brew with the hops playing second fiddle throughout, in fact hardly being heard or sensed. My sweet tooth took to this beer straight away. Medium bodied and the carbonation suited the beer nicely.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1036) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 22, 2014
bottle from Webbs of Wychbold. amber colour with white head. Aroma of malty. The taste also has malt, but nothing jumps out.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (246) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
This was a gift from the beer fairy, left on my desk at work with no note or explanation. (Later turned out to be Mike - thanks!) Colour of golden syrup, with a frothy white head. Light body and carbonation. Malt and hops combine to give a toffee apple flavour, followed by a nutty bitter finish. Good bitter - the beer fairy is welcome to come again!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

[ As Wye Valley Dorothy Goodbodys Bosbury Best ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, nutty. Flavour is moderate sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, malty, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140523]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (11891) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2014
DØE. Clear golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light hoppy - grass. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 230514

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10775) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle. Creamy White good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Zita (4919) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
sweet malty aroma,golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, light dry artificial finiah.Last day 02052014

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6878) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2014
Amber coloured and almost clear. Has a white head. Hoppy aroma with a note of toasted bread. Flavor is heavy bitter, some hoppy flavors too. Dry texture.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle at KØ14. Roasted aroma, not really hoppy. Clear shiny golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is also roasted and does not have much hop flavour apart from the bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (32006) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2014
50 cl bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Sweet, toasted, light phenolic. Lingering malty and toasted breadish.


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