Brewed by Bath (St. Austell)
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Bristol, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 272   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Bottle conditioned. Also available in cask at 4.1%. Ratings for the cask version should be entered under Bath Gem (cask)

A rich aroma of hops and malt develops a full texture in the mouth. It has a long, deep, bitter-sweet finish. Without doubt an exceptional best bitter.

Ingredients: Maris Otter pale malt. Challenger and East Kent Goldings hops.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (248) - London, Greater London, - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours copper red with a medium thick white head that isn’t long lasting. Roasted malts, almost burnt, caramel, earth, Apple and pass and finally nuts. Flavour is moderately bitter but very short lived. Medium sweetness. Well balanced. Thin to medium bodied with initially good carbonation that fades fast.

Bijl (686) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2017
Kopergeel, licht crèmekleurige schuimkraag, helder, iets koolzuur. Aroma: Zeer moutig, brood/biscuit, wat spicy hops, iets fruit. Smaak: Moutig en brood, beetje floraal en zoetig, iets fruitig, aarde/mossige en kruidige noble hops, een aangename bitter. Decent brew! Medium body, zacht koolzuur, zacht mondgevoel, afdronk is moutig, bitter en iets droog.

tedvard (9) - - AUG 6, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2017 500 ml bottle. Pours dark copper/orange with off white head. Malty aroma. Smooth, malty and slightly nutty in flavour. Short/medium malt finish.

radassace (342) - SCOTLAND - JUL 28, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours amber with a lasting off white head. Nose is dark fruits, toffee, Christmas cake and some floral hop. Medium carbonation. Fruity, malty, sweet and some dry hop bitterness on the finish. Pretty decent brew.

chocolatepoppa (7) - Bath, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2017 does not count
Dark amber colouration with a small white head. Medium aroma consisting of malts, light hops and a slight hint of bitters. Smooth consistency, slightly foam heavy, taste is malty with subtle hints of floral sweetness. Overall, a very nice autumnal beer, best accompanied with a fishing trip and a nap

steveddy (16) - Chichester, West Sussex, ENGLAND - JUL 15, 2017
A traditional style bitter beefed up a bit. Deep rich amber colour, smells promising. Nice maltiness balanced with the hops and bite. Like this a lot.

mzaar (3490) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2017
Flaska. Klar bärnstensfärgad med ett medelstort smutsvitt skum. Dofter av söt malt, karamell och honung. Smakinslag av bränd karamell, päron, söt malt och tall. Jag är inte helt vän med smakbalansen.

bergstaden (3035) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 5, 2017
Light amber with off white head - Malt aroma with some hops that has a herbal hint - Malt body with some hops that has some herbal bitterness - The malt and herbal bitterness goes into the finish with some dry notes - This was nice

redders1974 (1518) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Smooth and interesting this one sweet malts combine with dark berries would make a great autumnal beer.

Vighals (4087) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAY 24, 2017
Amberfarget klar med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter honning, karamell og syltetøy. Fin fylde. Smaker sirup, honning, noe bitter brent karamell. Lett sødme. Kort.

ismelllikebread (12) - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2017
Pours clear dark amber colour with a reasonable white head. Aromas of caramel, nuts and dough. Lovely medium bitter taste - more caramel. Not overly fizzy with a fairly long lasting finish. All in all an excellent bitter.

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