Brewed by Adnams
Style: Bitter
Southwold, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 240   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 111   ABV: 3.7%
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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ekstedt (6932) - 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.

MrOrla (3457) - 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.

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.

teorn88 (7682) - 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

olliejobbins (1578) - 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.

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.

strap (944) - 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

gegwilson (3759) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Cask in one of Adnam’s many Suffolk pubs. Amber with a thin off white head. The taste is citrus with toasty malt. A decent enough bitter.

culchiem (4070) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 14, 2015
Cask. Clean nut brown with a solid head. Aroma is thin caramel. Flavour is dry bitter malt and hop. Light start but turns into a long bitter finish.

Grumbo (3482) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2015
From cask at the Waldringfield Maybush, Suffolk. Pours a light brown colour with a small white head, an attractive looking pint. Aroma is malty, caramel, with fruity notes. Medium sweetness with a touch of sourness. Light body, texture fairly thin, average carbonation initially though going rather flat. Finish is of caramel. A good bitter.

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