Brewed by Samlesbury (AB InBev UK)
Style: Bitter
Preston, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Can/keg: Pasteurised. Nitro widget.
ABV changed from 3.8 to 3.5% in 2008.
Previously brewed at InBev’s Magor brewery.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate listing as Boddingtons Cask (contract brewed at Hydes).

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Rune (12795) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2009
440ml can, 3.5% abv, shared on the train to Euston, London. Nitro, creamy head over a copper-like body. Very weak on aroma, some sweet malts. Sweet flavoured water with a few notes of roastiness and a very discreet bitter end. Nonoffensive, but has got very little to offer (05.05.2009).

KnutAlbert (6754) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 13, 2009
Served ice cold at Old Trafford, Manchester. Hazy brown with llots of bubbles and artificial-looking head. Hardly any flavour, watery and uninteresting. I did not finish my glass of this!

McWorta (1627) - LUXEMBOURG - JAN 27, 2009
Floral maltand light barnyard yeast aroma. A full yellow colour. Cream like header and easy flowing. Medium-strong bitter and a ssplash of sourness. Medium body, creamy a bit slick texture . bitter finish. The cream of manchester, here we go. But brewed in Luton... On tap and decently poured a pint for an afternoon.

altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2009
Can in Knightsbridge (slumming, surely.) Golden body with pop-up head. Sweet and malty nose. Flavour a bit bitter. Creamy and smooth texture. Hoppy finish.

MoritzF (9901) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - NOV 3, 2008
(50cl can with 44cl content) Clear, light-amber colour with a creamy white layer. Slightly sweet and toasted malty nose with subtle fruity notes. Moderately bitter flavour, light bodied with a flat nitro mf. Pretty one-dimensional malt-accented taste with a faint fruity touch; dry and slightly bitter hoppy finish with a tinge of lemon. Not that bad, just a bit plain (27.X.08).

emmakingafc (6) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2008 does not count
Not to be confused with the widget.. this beer is a smooth yet clean beer with a strong hop but low alcohol by English Standards

Bullit (4637) - Burgos, SPAIN - OCT 5, 2008
Dark golden colour, medium white head. Aroma has fruity hops. Flavour has fruity hops and sweet malts. Some bitterness. Lots of carbonation. Average.

wheresthepath (2335) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2008
[Nitrokeg at the LV Lounge, George Hotel, Reading] c5 Pours a dark, dirty gold with a moderate, lasting creamy white head. There is a slight carbonation, and the mouthfeel is a lot less smooth than other nitro/smooth ales. Initial taste is metallic, but eventually some sweet malt comes through, with a sort of rough-and-ready flavour that feels slight more genuine than your average macro ale. Overall impression is a beer that is weak, watery and metallic. Worse than I remember.

jaghana (6070) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 12, 2008
Very pleasant, creamy, nice ale. Also the only one to be easily found in France.

KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2008
Draught. Clear deep golden with medium white creamy head. Sweet fruity aroma. Sweet fruity flavor.

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