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

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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Charles Wells and Young’s merged in 2006. Young’s brand acquired solely by Charles Wells in 2011.
Bursting with taste, Young’s Bitter is an easy to drink, refreshing ale with a fresh, fruity aroma that leaves a long, satisfying bitter finish. It is traditionally brewed to deliver a clean taste and is light and dry in flavour with a subtle taste of hops.
Youngs Bitter is brewed by methods unchanged for generations to modern standards using only the highest quality traditional ingredients.
100% malt brew: Maris Otter and crystal malt with Fuggle and Golding hops.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4708) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2006 (Bottled) Hazy light amber color with a medium, cloudy head and nice lacing. Mild, but pleasant aroma of woody, flowery hops and honey. Mellow, woody-hoppy, dryish flavor with not much maltiness, and a quickly fading finish. Smooth and creamy, although quite carbonated, light to medium-bodied palate. A decently pleasant, yet very easily drinkable brew with a delightfully low ABV.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 24, 2003
NERAX '02 Wasn't very impressed with this beer.Sweet and hoppy but with nothing to really grab onto.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EdPaulsen (117) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2003
the epitome of average english pint. pleasureable, if forgettable. all the youngs beers have a more astringent flavor, (assertive would be a more complimentary word) than their london counterparts, but are still nice drinking. the other youngs beers are more representative

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (3952) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2003
One of the better lower-alcohol English bitters. Very pale golden. Thin head bud decent foamy lace. Hoppy aroma, slightly bready. Mild flavor but tasty--ever so slightly sweet with a nice hoppy finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (22986) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2003
Bottled. Pale bronze with rich, stable head. Intense flowery hop aroma. Sweet and bold, yet with watery mouthfeel. Feels like a strong ale with added water. The finish provides a small blast of flowery hop bitterness, but on the whole this is a disappointing effort froma usually good brewer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nigos (631) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2003
Had in bottled form. Pours with no head in a light copper colour. Has a hoppy nose and is quite highly carbonated. Weak and unoffensive hoppy taste. Standard stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (803) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 27, 2003
No head, moderate carbonation, mild and hoppy nose, copper colour, hoppy bitterness

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
PieTaster (32) - Humpton, California, USA - SEP 21, 2002
Very distinctive but not to my liking. Bone dry with little residual sugar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4611) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2002
Smooth, light bitter. Overall its average, but English bitters are above average.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bov (11737) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 6, 2002
amber colour, fine head and a nice lace, well-hopped, floral aroma, buttery, smooth with a moderate bitterness, dry finish


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