Brewed by Heineken (France)
Style: Pilsener
Rueil-Malmaison, France


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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
The Bitter has one of the highest hops content of any beer world wide. It is at the opposite end of the taste spectrum compared to the Amber. The hops/malt balance leans heavily toward hops and the bitter flavor of hops dominates.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
bobjbkln (8) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2002
Finally, a beer called a Bitter that is actually **bitter**, but amazingly tasteless beyond that. Despite the weak head, this is a nice beer to look at and perhaps there is some food (merguez sausage, moules frites?) with which it would work. But on it’s own, it’s a bit of a disaster.

gripweed57 (2584) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2017
From old tasting notes. Labeled as "Fischer d’Alsace Bitter". Deep amber gold color. Thick creamy white head. Sweet perfumy bouquet, is fresh and aromatic. Initially, a sweet toasted malt flavor pervades. Flavor becomes nominally bitter with a hint of fruitiness. Light clean hop finish. Well balanced and flavorful.

DrNosha (2401) - Württemberg, Germany, GERMANY - APR 18, 2016
Schöne 500ml Bügelflasche. Hellgelbes Bier mut weissem Schaum. Herber Grasduft. Geschmack herb, grasig und metallisch.

Grzesiek79 (4314) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 12, 2012
earthy, grass, cereal, butterscotch, golden, cloudy, frothy, medium sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, bitter,

reebtogi (6310) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2011
500mL swingtop bottle poured pale golden color with big white head settling quickly to some fine lacing. Aromas of hops and more hops. Taste is predominantly hoppy bitterness with a light malty sweetness in the background. Decently balanced for a bitter and has nice carbonation and mouthfeel.

jaghana (6107) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 25, 2010
Beer no longer available for Fischer products, was sell in France in the typical Fischer bottle but with a green color. The smell was intense on hops and grass. Aroma was very bitter at the beginning followed by a very perfumed aftertaste. One of those beer we really miss.

Headbanger (3999) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 21, 2009
16.6 oz swingtop bottle 9/01-Pours a medium golden with a decent white head. Aroma of caramel and fruits. Taste of dryness, sweetness, and bitterness. This light to medium bodied brew was different but OK to drink.

bsierra (213) - Vista, California, USA - MAR 20, 2008
This one was kinda too much at first, had a rough front and sorta dry and middle, and definatly hopppie at the close, no exactly my bag, but good for the fans and those who like british type of beers~

nearbeer (5454) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 4, 2008
650 ml green swingtop. Pours a slightly hazy, orange-gold with a four-finger, creamy sticky head. Nice aroma of caramel, fruit, honey, and slight grass. Flavor is amazingly balanced between sweet and dry, having a big dry cereal flavor that is dried by some grassy-herb hops into a mildly sweet and tart caramel apple taste. Light-medium body is refreshing and dry. Nice caramel aftertaste. Seems more like a British style bitter ale than a pilsener, but gets high marks nonetheless.

MrRain (472) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 21, 2008
A very average beer. I was disappointed considering the cost. This is a transfer from an old account.

RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2007
Pours a slightly hazy deep gold with some off white head. Nose is heavy towards apple. Flavor is quite smooth with, yes, a bitter tone in the background, though not predominately so. At the start you get what seems like a bit of a sweetness. Feel is slightly watery with a slight carbonation to it. Very drinkable, though for some that "bitter" might detract. For it being this style, I am impressed. Worth a shot.

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