Coniston Bluebird Bitter (Cask)

Brewed by Coniston
Style: Bitter
Coniston, England
Serve in English pint


on tap

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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
Cask; Regular.
Winner of Supreme Champion 1998.
Crystal and Pale malts; Challenger hops.

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prawlie (1703) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2018
Cask at the Sun Inn in Pooley Bridge. Tasty, fruity and zesty hop notes, well balanced. A well made English bitter.

jjsint (3652) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2017
Handpull cask at the Ring O'Bells, Kendal. Dark gold with a small white head. Light hop aroma of limeade, hay, notes of lemongrass. Taste is bittersweet with vinous and gummy notes and a fruity bitter finish. More grassy flavour in the aftertaste. A classic taste.

john44 (3510) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2017
Cask. Gold in colour. Very hoppy bitterness. Grassy bitter citrusy hops. Underlying caramelly malt. Very bitter dry hoppy finish. I can do bitter, but I didn’t enjoy this. Need to try it again. (2008)

Theydon_Bois (21794) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Cask at the Euston Tap, 20/11/16. Clear golden copper with a decent off white cap. Nose is biscuit malt, straw, light bread, toffee, earthy. Taste comprises fruit scone, straw, biscuit, light toffee, fruit tang, grass. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, bitter close. Decent enough bitter.

The_Osprey (9854) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2016
August 2016 - Cask handpull at GBBF 2016, as ’Coniston Bluebird Bitter’. Golden orange, clear, still, small off-white head. Aroma is bready, touch of sulphur, well trodden carpet. Body is quite light with tingly carbonation. Taste is thin bready malt, fairly watery, carpet mustiness. I guess it was good for its time, but I’ve had many bitters I prefer. (2.9)

MrTipple (7282) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Grain and cereal malts, nothing more really. Clear, dark gold, medium, frothy, white head. Light bitter. Grain malts continue, light bread and a touch of caramel, very soft carbonation, light bodied. This is one boring Bitter yet also totally inoffensive. Cask at GBBF16, Olympia.

ekstedt (7031) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2016
Cask at GBBF 2016. Clear amber, white head. Bready and bisquity malt, fruity notes, floral and herbal hops. Light to medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Dry, medium bitterness.

redders1974 (1728) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Best enjoyed in the black bull Coniston after earning it walking up Coniston old man better than the bottled stuff brewed in oxfordshire winner.

ManVsBeer (11446) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2016
Cask @ Calans, Hebden Bridge. Golden-amber with a small head. Lightly sweetened and easy drinking bitter.

dmctaster (105) - Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Gold with white head. Orange and biscuit malt taste.very plain and flat. No alcohol taste. Might be good to mix.

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