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

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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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Bottle: Pasteurised.
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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2006
Bottle. Amber color and a hoppy light fruity aroma and light citrus malty taste, medium body and light thin finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ungstrup (29850) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2007
Bottled. A clear orange beer with an off-white head. The aroma is sweet with dusty flowery notes from the hops. The flavor is sweet with notes fo caramel, leading to a dry flowery and bitter end. The body is thin.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2005 (Bottle 50 cl) Orangey golden with a small, slightly creamy head. Surprisingly high in CO2. Some caramel- and toffee notes and some hops in the finish. Very light body. 180305

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20923) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 4, 2005
Bottled. Pale orange colour. small bubbly head. Weak hoppy aroma with hints of vegetables and fruit (weak). Hoppy flavour with caramellish and hayish hints. A bit mouldy too.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19970) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 10, 2002
Gold-amber colour. Quite nice aroma, not too much hoppy; candy sugar. Dry, whith some malt notes in the background and some hop in the palate. Simple, light, a bit metallic.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 2, 2007
Golden coloured ale, with a hoppy nose and ahoppy hoppy biscuity flavour little drying

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2006
Bottle from Ungstrup. Copper, thin off white head. Young’s yeast aroma, some citric hop. Way too fizzy. Some caramel. Not near as good as on draught. Yeasty citrus finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14108) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Cask @ GBBF, 2011. Pours clear golden with a small fluffy white head. Floral hops and hay. Some corn. Clean.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12998) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 4, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2004 Bottled
Very welcoming hoppy aroma. Nice lacing starts almost yellow. Colour is copper almost amber. Flavour starts as lightly hoppy but finishes quite quickly. Gives weak but tasty hoppy aftertaste. Very drinkable. (7/4/6/3/13 3.3)
Re-rate, draught:
Hazy amber with creamy and steady white head. Sweet floral aroma. Watery, sweet malty, slightly herbal and grassy. Too thin. (5/3/5/2/10 2.5)


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