overall
41
76
style
Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Originally known as "Southwold Bitter", in 2000 became "Bitter", in early 2006 became "The Bitter", in 2008 returned to "Southwold Bitter" Was sold as "George Ale" for the George Inn in Southwark until 2007. A classic cask bitter: the choice of a growing number of discerning licensees. Fragrant aromas of finest English hops and malt. Dry but refreshing, with a distinctive lingering bitterness. Appetising and delicious. Adnams bitter is a category champion.

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3.1
Camons (13383) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2016
Cask @ Highlanders, Aarhus. Pours golden with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, little wood, grass. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, malt, caramel, wood, grass. Medium body, soft carbonation, light bitter finish. Pretty decent for the low ABV. 171116

3.4
Turtles (3001) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2016
Cask @ Bishops Arms, Hornsgatan. Almost clear amber, small white head. Light fruity and malty aroma, caramel, toast and grains. Light-bodied, velvety smooth. Nice bitter bite in the taste, earthy, caramel, toast, floral and grassy. Dry finish.

2.8
ALIBALI (2562) - Kiel, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2016
Solides britisches Bitter. Erdig, würzig und kohlensäurearm. Nett. 0,2/30DKK vom Fass in Charlies Bar Kopenhagen.

3.7
ekstedt (6991) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 19, 2016
Cask at The Cockpit, City of London, England. Clear copper. Caramelly malt aroma, citric hops. Medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.

2.7
MrOrla (3566) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 31, 2015
Sample c4. Pours amber hazy with no head. Aroma of light hops, malts, yeasty, light fruity, ceral. Taste is kinda sweet, quite thin a doll.

2.8
rekvium (426) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 29, 2015
Pours quite clear dark amber with a white head. Aroma of hay, bread, nuts, floral, cereal. Taste is the same. Caramel.earthy, floral, bread, hay.

3.1
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 5, 2015
Cask at JDW, London. It pours a clean copper color with minimal beige head. Aroma is nutty and biscuit, with bread and pale malts and light toffee. Taste is medium sweet and lightly bitter with bread, biscuit, dried leaves, toffee. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, decent bitter

2.9
olliejobbins (1577) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Pint from cask. Clear dark amber with a small dense head. Aroma is malts, slightly nutty, hops and bread. Taste is sweet malts at first - biscuit and nuts. This turns into a dryer, bitter hopped finish.

3
Hippoman (646) - Durham, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2015
Cask from The Woodman, Durham.

Pours deep amber verging on brown with thick, smooth, off-white head. I’d call it a perfectly drinkable but uninspired session bitter with caramel and biscuit notes and well balanced sweetness leading into a crisp, dry finish.

3.3
strap (977) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2015
I’m a fan of the cask ales. Not a lot of complexity, but smooth and refreshing with a little bitter. Hops are well balanced


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