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Brewed by Green Jack
Style: Bitter
Lowestoft, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular. Also available bottled.
The Trawlerboys Best Bitter, is a Full-bodied and a dark copper-coloured premium bitter with chocolate, fruit, malt and hop flavours. This Best Bitter has been named after the nickname of Lowestoft Town Football Club as Green Jacks new flagship brewery is opposite Lowestoft’s Crown Meadow stadium. Trawlerboys is a more traditional style tipple appreciated by visitors and locals alike.

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3
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - FEB 22, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2013 Cask conditioned handpump Wig & Pen Northampton. An amber coloured beer with a whitish head. A dull bitter with yeasty flavours. Light fruit. Pretty plain. Uninteresting although it may have been on the way out. Score 2.7
Subsequent rating scored 3.3. Average becomes 3.0


3.5
martpez (206) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2017
Sharp balanced full bodied bitter. Little to dislike here. Classic Best Bitter

3.1
Camons (12315) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2017
Cask @ The New Inn, Colchester. Pours amber with an offwhite head. Aroma of malt, light caramel, floral hops, sweet fruit. Flavor is light sweet, malt, light caramel, grass, fruit. Medium body, soft carbonation, light sweet finish. 170217

3.2
saxo (18208) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2017
Cask @ The New Inn, Colchester. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops. Sweet finish.

2.9
Rasmus40 (20337) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2017
Cask @ New Inn, Colchester. Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light fruity. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light bitter finish. 170217

3.6
Don2711 (470) - - MAY 3, 2016
Chestnut taste. Malty aroma with caramel tastes. Nice level of bitterness on the palate. Well balanced and smooth. Good one overall.

3.5
mr_h (5434) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2016
Cask, 1/2 pint, hand-pulled, Hengler’s Circus, Glasgow (18 Apr 2016), very weak toffee aroma, good bubbly off-white head with good thick lacing, toffee, caramel, creamy, smooth, good carbonation, sweet malty aftertaste.

3
The_Osprey (7885) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2016
Cask, handpull at The Railway Putney as ’Green Jack Trawlerboys Best Bitter’, 4.6%. Dark amber orange, clear, still, foamy dense white head, thick lacing. Aroma is airy and light, some apple. Body is smooth, soft carbonation. Taste is light, bready, apple peel, varnish, some tang, some twig. Very plain by comparison to, say, the Nethergate bitters I had on the same day. Lacking the character and drinkability that the best beers in the style possess.

3.1
mR_fr0g (11913) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2015
Cask at the triangle tavern Lowestoft. Mid amber orange coloured pour with a thin fading head. Aroma is really odd, spicy cinnamon and ginger, caramel, brandy snap sugars. Flavor is composed of medium sweet caramel, toffee apple, spicy orange rind, ginger. Interesting beer. Palate is semi sweet, decent cask condition.

3.4
Ungstrup (37317) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 2, 2015
Cask. An amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of straw, fruits, and yeast. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, yeast, and fruits, leading to a bitter finish.

3.1
gegwilson (3676) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle in the Sweffling White Horse, Suffolk. Pours amber with a few off white suds. Aroma of slightly farty apricot. The taste is better - toasty malt with some apricot and citrus with a little light spice and maybe just a hint of aniseed in the finish. A decent bitter.


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