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

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle Conditioned.
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.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olofpetrus (7) - Krakow, POLAND - SEP 12, 2013 does not count
Smells of caramel and ripe fruit, raisin. Pleasant hay-like bitternes, dry finish. Medium body and average carbonation. A decent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artyom (418) - Osijek, CROATIA - JUL 1, 2013
0,5l bottle. Amber color. Hoppy aroma and taste. Medium bitterness. Overall it is very good and tasty beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beth101 (528) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Light amber in colour with good sized off white head. Aroma of sweet perfume. Tastes bitter and of metal.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanCrusher (599) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle 0,50L. Clear orange colour with (for the bitter) big white, long lasting head and lively visible carbonation. Aroma is the weakest point of this beer, but you can still get some malts and fruity hops on the nose. Moderate bitter taste - I would expect more bitterness. Medium to full body with oily texture.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
andregoncalves (1321) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - MAR 31, 2013
50cl bottle from el corte ingles, lisbon. Copper color. Bitter taste. Herb and light hop aroma.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maledictum (609) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - MAR 16, 2013
Rubia turbia giste amplio y cremoso. Ligera en aroma y sabor. Aroma con un toque de levadura y sabor con predominio del lúpulo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (2945) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 6, 2013
Bottle - Malt forward but subtle with some grains. Clearish copper with a nice foamy head. Quick hit of bitterness and some fruit, spice and a nice mild bitter finish. A bit of a hop bite. A good bitter, that actually delivers on the bitterness. I would order again.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ciaranc (784) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 4, 2013
Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a foamy white head which doesnt last. Blast of phenols on the nose, with some straw in the background, not great. Very watery body. Dry mouthfeel. Not much happening in the flavour, tastes like a pale lager. Some honey in there too. Finish is non-existent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lembeek (142) - ITALY - DEC 7, 2012
Giallo-ambrata, velata. Schiuma abbondante, persistente, cremosa. Aroma di agrumi, malto e note erbacee. Gusto molto bilanciato. Finale secco. Corpo leggero.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6493) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2012
500 ml bottle. L2138. BB 17/05/13. (Alko) Helsinki, Finland.
Cloudy (poured with yeast) orangey golden colour with small frothy white head. Citrus and exotic fruits in aroma with some hoppy bitterness. Nice. Flavour is a bit more boring with some mild bitterness, some hops but not as fresh as in the aroma. Not the most inspiring Bitter around. Drinkable.


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