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


on tap

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RATINGS: 245   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gwoodin (44) - Birmingham, - SEP 4, 2012
5 Litre Mini-Cask from Adnams Brewery shop. Hugely impressive Bitter for its modest strength. Taste: marmalade and sulphur. It has detectable aroma too.

Ktwse (4876) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2017
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of nuts, malt and citrus. Taste is mild nutty sweet with a light bitter finish. Light and creamy body with soft carbonation.

Sven1973 (475) - GERMANY - APR 17, 2017
Gezapft in einem Pub in England Dunkel-Gold, klar Aroma:Malz, Karamell, Toffee Geschmack:Malz, etwas Brot, würzig Sehr bitter

Holmen2 (3630) - NORWAY - APR 1, 2017
From tap at Charlie´s in Copenhagen. Clear dark goolden. Off-white head and lacing. Moderate aroma of sweet pale malt and pale syrup. Similar fine taste. Good drinkability.

john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2017
Cask. Fruity (orange-citrus) and biscuity caramel malt. Sweetish with bitter hop edge. Mildly bitter; not sharp. Dryish finish. Sessionable beer. (2008)

Cunningham (7946) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2016
Clear nutty color with a fine tan head. Ok intensity in the aroma. Medium body and a soft carbonation level. Caramel, floral hoppy, mild bready and mild fruity flavor.
[Handpull at Mannings in Ipswich, England]

Rasmus40 (20634) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2016
Tap @ Highlanders, Aarhus. Clear amber brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, lots of caramel and toffee. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 191116

Camons (12440) - 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

Turtles (2646) - 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.

ALIBALI (2085) - Kiel, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2016
Solides britisches Bitter. Erdig, würzig und kohlensäurearm. Nett. 0,2/30DKK vom Fass in Charlies Bar Kopenhagen.

ekstedt (6773) - 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.

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