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Young’s Bitter (Bottle conditioned - 4.5%)

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Brewed by Charles Wells
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
Charles Wells and Young’s merged in 2006. Young’s brand acquired solely by Charles Wells in 2011.
Brewed using the highest quality barley grown on UK assured farms. Golden in colour with a light, dry palate & a fresh, fruity aroma. Perfect with bangers & mash or roast beef.
Matured live in the bottle for a fresher taste. Can be enjoyed cloudy, but ideally pour slowly leaving the last few drops in the bottle with the yeast. For best results store upright & serve at 10-12°C.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
thellgren (406) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
0.5 l bottle from local supermarket. Golden colour, almost no head as expected. Taste has some dark tasting malts with bitter hops. However, the taste is not that impressive. Typical to bitters. I tried to cool it not too much, but still I found this a bit uninteresting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (781) - CROATIA - MAY 10, 2015
Hazy deep amber color, big white head that quickly disappeared. Some lacing. Taste and aroma of flowers, grapefruit, malt and orange. Light to medium body, average to high carbonation. Sweet, light bitter finish. OK.

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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaTuJa (11) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Kohtuullisesti vaahtoava bitter briteistä. Tuoksu on todella kevyt, hieman mallasta ja viljaa. Suutuntuma mukavan raikas ja melko pehmeä, parasta tässä oluessa. Maku on myös aika mitäänsanomaton, jonkin verran maltaisuutta ja pähkinäisiä makuja. Jälkimaku menettelee, miellyttävän kuiva ja tasapainoisen katkeroinen. Mukavan raikas ja tasapainoinen perus bitter, tähän on hyvä verrata tyylin muita edustajia.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
azzie (417) - - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle 0,5l from Metro cash&cary in Rijeka. Clear yellow liquid with big unsteady head. Medium to.light body, too carbonated, medium sourness. Metal aftertaste, light to medium bitterness. Ok I guess but too carbonated for my taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2963) - FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Unclear pale copper, whitish head. Sweet fruityness, some fudge and bit of grassy notes in aroma. Bittersweet taste. Drinkable, but not that exciting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Unde (532) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Orange yellow colour, small head and pretty nice lacing. Aroma has honey malts, caramel, wood and grassy hops. Taste is grassy, sweet and malty. Caramel and honey. Light body with medium carbonation. Pretty ok bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Punkero (63) - FINLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Decent and easy bitter. The taste is earthy with a hint of grass. Best served at 8-14 degrees.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
popiela (80) - - FEB 19, 2015
Bardzo puste piwo, które poza dość przyjemną goryczką nie ma zbyt wiele do zaoferowania.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LED40 (78) - SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle from Asda. Pours dark amber with a frothy white head and cloudy appearance. The taste is mild with balanced hops, grapefruit, orange and apricot flavors most noticeable. The body is medium and carbonation is again medium with a rich velvety mouth feel which is probably the more enjoyable aspect of the beer . Overall tasty and worth a try but nothing too special going for it to separate it from the crowd. This is marketed as a "bitter" but has all the characteristics of a pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (800) - Ząbki, POLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Barwa: pomarańczowa, lekko zamglona. PIana lekko zabarwiona, kremowa, średnia do obfitej i umiarkowanie trwała. Aromat: wyraźna słdowość (biszkopty, tosty i karmel) i słodycz wsparta ziołowym i herbacianym chmielem oraz estrami (jabłko, gruszka, śliwki). Smak: chlebowy posmak słody kontra ziołowy chmiel, z lekkim wskazaniem na ten drugi. Sałość dosyć słodka, z chmielową kontrą oraz akcentem suszonych owoców i sherry. Goryczka i odczucie w ustach: umiarkowana do wysokiej goryczka, raczej delikatna, ale z długim finiszem. O dziwo krągła pełnia, umiarowane wysycenie i nieco szostki posmak na finiszu. Ogólnie poprawne stylowo piwo, które jednak niczego nie urywa. Kupiłem je tylko dlatego, aby dodać do statystyk kolejny styl.


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