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


on tap

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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
Can/keg: Pasteurised. Nitro widget.
ABV changed from 3.8 to 3.5% in 2008.
Previously brewed at InBevs Magor brewery.
NOTE: The cask version has a separate listing as Boddingtons Cask (contract brewed at Hydes).

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jksipa (838) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 21, 2015
On tap at Fado, Austin. Clear dark amber with a huge tan head that takes forever to settle. Nose is Toffee with some light green fruit. Taste is moderate sweet toffee. Thin very creamy mouth with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
strap (841) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2015
it has a lot of foam...i guess thats the appeal. theres not much taste here, and it seems pointless unless you want frothy

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niller (1560) - Hammel, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2015
Can. Pours amber with a white head. Aroma and taste is malts, caramel, hops, toffee. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Light bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
AtronSeige (1431) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 19, 2015
Aroma: Medium-light toffee, Light earthy, berries. Appearance: Brilliant gold body. Medium, rocky off-white head. Brilliant retention. Flavour: Light honey, light bitterness, light berries from the hops. Finishes medium-dry with carbonic aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Watery, but at the same time medium body. Low carbonation, buy still leaves a carbonic aftertaste.. The widget does not add the expected creaminess. Overall: I have heard about this beer for so long, and it is a disappointment. The bitterness is very low, which is one of the most importance features of the beer. 440 ml can, poured. 8A. Standard/Ordinary Bitter

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The_Osprey (7405) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2015
Can share at Leightons crystal meth tasting, London. 3.5%, widgeted. Hazy orange, still, decent thick white head, full lacing. Aroma is caramel, yeasty, bread. Body is medium to light, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is light, biscuity, soft watery toffee-ish malts, low bitterness. Meh. Not overly bad, not that good either.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
madmitch76 (23683) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
3rd August 2015
Bottleshare at Leightons Stratoflat. Can from Dan the Man. Clear gold beer, thin pale cream colour head. Palate is thin and mildly dry. Very modest carbonation, especially from a can. Thin pale malts, some paper. Trace of creamy sweetness. Esters and a whisper of something fruity. Light semi dry finish. Macro nonsense.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
mR_fr0g (10619) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle shared at Leightons place. Thanks? To Daniel for this one. Light golden orange coloured pour with a fine white head. Aroma is sweet nutty malts, diacetyl, light English hops. Flavour is composed of watery grains, light toffee, nutty, light grains. Palate is watery, thin, low carbonation. Dog shit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sudomorph (1118) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2015
Pours a clear brass with a creamy head. Aroma is mild with hints of caramel and traditional hops. Taste is balanced but a touch bitter. Mild caramel, bread, toffee, and a touch of earthy hops. Medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Clean in the mouth with a mildly dry finish. Overall an ok beer.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
colui72 (820) - HONG KONG - JUN 27, 2015
One of those "used to be better before InBev" beers. Fantastic looks when ut pours white and fades into amber. Then it disappoints you, some initial taste of malts and caramel that quickly changes into dirty water.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Philibert (6) - FRANCE - JUN 19, 2015 does not count
Alors l les enfants, on attaque une catgorie part ! La bire est parfois compatible avec la conduite dengins motoriss, isnit? Avec boddingtons ? votre famille vous remerciera? thanks daddy to don t drink as usual" c?est crmeux, a passe tout seul, ...un peu d?Angleterre en canette...sans bobos la tte.

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