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Brewed by Hurst
Style: Bitter
Hurstpierpoint, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Cask; Regular.

Founder’s Best Bitter is our signature ale. Named after the founder of the original Hurst Brewery, George Thomas Saltmarsh, it is nutty brown in colour, has a rounded malty taste and is suffused with subtle caramel flavours.

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3.3
AndrewC (379) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2017
Bottle. Toffee aroma. Some green apple, some candy, some white pepper, some alcohol burn. Chestnut brown. Sweetish. I could see myself getting into this beer if I were in a pub on a session.

3.1
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2015

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Hurst Founders Best Bitter ].
Clear medium amber color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, nutty, caramel, fruity. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty, nutty bitter, malt bitter and sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20140814]

3
yespr (47545) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
From cask. Pours cloudy golden orange with a small off white head. Aroma is toasted malty and light fruity. Bitter, fruity and toasted malty. Light grassy, slight citrusy. Medium dry and bitter finish.

3.1
Theydon_Bois (20609) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Cask at GBBF ’14, day 5, 16/08/14. Rich amber with a well appointed beige covering that stays to make chat. Nose is fruit forward, red berry notes, light caramel, biscuit. Taste comprises red grapefruit notes, straw, trace of caramel. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light bitterness in the close. Decent enough bitter.

3.2
Benzai (16681) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 3. Clear orange color, small beige head. Smell and taste malts, lightly caramel, lightly bitter, lightly leaves. Average body and carbonation.

2.7
mR_fr0g (13475) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2014
Cask at 2014 GBBF. Saturday dregs tick and run. Light amber orange coloured pour with a loose cream head. Aroma is nutty raisin, berry. Flavour flavour is chalky apple, nutty berry hop. Palate is light palate with earthy chalk. Not up to standard.

3.1
Erzengel (9467) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 14, 2014
Cask @ GBBF. Smooth pale start. Quite watery. Fresh, but without deepness. Malty fresh aftertaste. An easy drinking beer, but without much deepness.

3
harrisoni (19318) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Cask gravity at Siba Tonbridge 2014. Mid brown bitter. Lasting beige head. Some hop on the aroma. Ok session bitter. Not too exciting. Some sting on the finish. Ok bitter.


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