overall
59
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style
Brewed by Bathams
Style: Bitter
Brierley Hill, England
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
common

Regional Distribution

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottled at 4.3%.
A straw-coloured bitter which initially seems sweet, but a complex dry, hoppy taste soon predominates. Probably the best example of the traditional Black Country style of bitter.

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2.3
Rasmus40 (21461) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity and light grainy. Flavor is medium sweet. Sweet finish. Watery. 270717

2.6
saxo (18959) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2017
Bottle @ Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are grain, bread, malt, hops and little fruits. Sweet bready finish.

3.3
Grumbo (3456) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2017
Bottle from Bernie’s Real Ale Off Licence, Shirley. Historic rating. Poured clear straw gold with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, hop, light roasting and slightly buttery. Medium sweetness and moderate bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is dry and has lasting bitterness.

2.9
ManVsBeer (10795) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2017
Cask @ Red Lion (Urban), Birmingham. Golden with a small head. Has a berry-sweet aroma and taste in what is a very palatably textured ale.

3.1
anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2017
Cask @ GBBF 2016. Pours a golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with weak hoppy hints. Fruity malty caramel hoppy flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel hoppy citrus finish.

3.5
BeardedAvenger (956) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2017
Cask at Britannia Inn, Gornal, 31/05/17. Sweet and yeasty aroma, with a hint of sourness. Light amber, Creamy white head. Light-medium bitter, Creamy. Herbal. Some underlying sweetness. Medium bodied. Creamy mouthfeel, benefitting from the soft carbonation. A lovely drop.

3.1
Mr_Pink_152 (5246) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2017
Tried at the Plough Shifnal Nr, Telford. Golden hot pale amber colour with a thick white head. Aroma is grassy malts, and light caramel. Taste light caramel. Medium to thin body. refreshing and easy to drink.

2.9
simontomlinson (522) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Rocky white head soon left a cover on a opaque light golden, effervescent body. Fruity aroma - peach & orange. Medium body feel, smooth on the tongue, tingly on the back. Crisp & clean. Very fruity to the fore, with orange & peach & very slightly malty, bitter back.

3.5
WingmanWillis (377) - Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2016
Cask at the Great Western. Pours Amber with thick white head. Aroma of toffee and caramel with a touch of malt. Taste is nuts, toffee and caramel with a touch of straw. Lovely mouthfeel. Great condition. Good bitter

3.3
Ktwse (5233) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2016
Pours clear amber with low white head. Aroma of bread, malt, light citrus, light dried fruit. Taste is mild sweet with a light bitterness in the finish. Quite bread and toffee sweet though. Body is light and somewhat creamy with soft carbonation.


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