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Brewed by John Smiths (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Tadcaster, England
Serve in English pint

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 646   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pasteurised Keg and Can. Extra Smooth is served with nitrogen. There’s also an Extra Cold - the same beer, but at a lower temperature.
Previously 4.0%, 3.8%
"John Smiths is Britains biggest-selling bitter with more than 15% of the total UK standard bitter market."

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2.5
MatusBeer (677) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Brown colour with creamy head off. Aroma of copper, malts. Taste of copper,nuts, light bitterness, not balanced in taste.

2.1
Piw (1127) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 5, 2016
500ml Dose. Klar und braun mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Wenig aromatisch. Leicht bitter. Wässrig.

2.9
Fullpintofbeer (378) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2016
Tap @Harvester, Bristol. Medium white creamy head, dark amber colour, nice lacing. Toffee aroma with a hint of nuts. Light body, average carbonation. Alright, but no excitement.

3.7
Block (2727) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2016
For what it’s worth, one of the better beers I had in London. Very smooth, the nitrogen does this beer well. Decently balanced. It’s good and a very fitting beer.

2.4
Ysok02 (1559) - Mons, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2016
de nouveau une bière qui ne goute pas grand chose et qui ne sert qu’a nous raffraîchir après une journée à marcher...

3
Tom303 (136) - Northumberland, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2016 Classic copper bitter colour steady head. Mellow sweet aroma with a sweet malt flavour and mild bitter finish. Easy drinking standard.

2.1
Beerowl80 (385) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
Can and keg. Pours chesnut brown. Not really any aroma or taste. Drunk plenty of it when I was younger put its pretty much a last resort beer now.

2.5
WillRunForBeer (2652) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2016
16oz can shared by Paul. Thanks. Pours golden brown with a big beige head. Aroma is light grains, honey. Taste is quite sweet. Caramel, corn, a bit of grass at the finish.

3
josanguapo (1674) - SPAIN - MAR 24, 2016
Can From Carrefour. In Ikea’s pint glass. Watching 8 Apellidos Catalanes. BB date this month. Very drinkable and smooth. Not much aroma nor taste.Its low ABV allow to drink it in huge quantities and isnt unpleasant

3.4
ngunity (167) - - FEB 28, 2016
From 500ml can. Pours clear dark straw with perfectly beautiful creamy nitrogen head. Doesn’t smell of much, no bitterness or hop characteristic, just a subtle caramel malt taste. Easy drinking, silky smooth


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