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Formerly brewed at Wyre Piddle
Style: Bitter
Pershore, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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Bottle:Filtered
Bottled at Holden.
ABV reduced from 4% to 3.6%.
Previously brewed at Highgate.
Copper-coloured and quite dry, with lots of hops and fruitiness throughout. Dry hopped with Fuggles hops grown on the Aston Manor Herefordshire Farm.


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SheffieldSteel (114) - St Nikolai im Sausal, - JAN 3, 2013
500ml bottle. Aroma of peaches and toast. Colour copper. Head small. Taste spicy, well-rounded maltiness with plummy sweetness. Hops come through in the finish, which is long and bitter. A truly great bitter, possibly the best bitter I've tasted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (274) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2014
500ml Bottle from Morrisons. Amber colour with a slight white head. Caramel and hops in the aroma. Flavour has fruit and bitter maltiness.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MustangMarkF (213) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
500ml Bottle. This pours a clear dark rusty gold with a white head. Its aroma is mainly biscuit malts with a hint of caramel. It tastes pretty average to be honest but what stands out is the smoothness which combines well with the bitter finish. Decent enough beer this and I wont turn down another glass of it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (2173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 3, 2014
500ml bottle at home. Pours clear copper, no head. Aromas are mostly sweet malt, light floral fruity hops. Taste is mostly sweet too, low bitterness. Pretty standard boring British bitter. Watery finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (692) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Appearance: Clear copper/ruby with quick to disappear finger thick ivory head. Aroma: Biscuit, grassy/hay, burnt caramel. Taste: low sweetness, medium bitterness and sourness. Palate: Thin smooth texture, light body, average carbonation, lingering burnt malt bitter fruity finish. Comments: Tasty.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
s_hartshorne (621) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
No head. Toffee malt aroama with a fruity toffe flavour smooth and weak tasting easy to drink

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Erzengel (1912) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2013
Thanks to Seanyfo for this bottle. The beer is brown in the glass, beige head. The beer starts mild, creamy. Not too deep in aroma, but smooth. The mainpart is a bit malty, not too Ale-typical. The aftertaste is long, dry, a bit roasted.
--> Nice, but could be a bit deeper in aroma. --> 7/12/7/7

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Imaena (1703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle. This is a fairly mundane bitter. I would like to have had more ommph.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rob_D_UK (640) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2013
It poured with a full, off white head and pleasing copper colour. I picked up burnt toast in the aroma and a hint of liquorice in the flavour. After a bit I got the butter taste too. I t was nearly (but not quite) bitter enough. I enjoyed this more than some people, but, no, it wasnít a classic and I donít think Iíd buy it again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mr_h (2437) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2013
500ml bottle from Morrisons, Ayr - clear amber brown, no head, fruity malty aroma, sweet, toffee, resin, very easy to drink

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SarkyNorthener (1414) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 4, 2013
Bottle. Light chestnut in coour with small head. Aroma of malts and toffee. Taste is also malts and toffee but well balanced in regards to bitterness and sweetness. There are some hops there. Very uninteresting but easy to drink. Better than I remember last time I had this 4 or 5 years ago.


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