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Brewed by J.W. Lees
Style: Bitter
Middleton, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Regular.

Named after Mr. JW Lees himself, this lightly coloured, robust beer drinks smoothly and has a nutty finish. Made from pale ale malt, Northdown hops and Golding hops, it is a well balanced and full bodied beer. First brewed in 1999 in bottles and 2008 in cask.

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2.9
kwik-lime (1926) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 10, 2015
Cask at JDWs on Whitehall. Darki-ish bitter with hints of earthy and forest fruits. Nice enough.

2.7
teorn88 (7682) - Rimini, ITALY - OCT 14, 2015
Cask at JDW CW, London. It pours a clean golden color with small tan head. Aroma is grainy and biscuity, lightly sweet. Taste is medium sweet and lightly tangy crispy and bitter in the finish. Notes of citrus, caramel, dried leaves and bread. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, unexceptional

3.2
jmgreenuk (9447) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 12, 2015
Cask at the Assembly Rooms. Solihull. Poured a clear medium amber with a frothy white head. The aroma is light malt, light hop. The flavour is moderate to light bitter with a light watery sweet biscuit malt, light woody hop palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
SarkyNorthener (4614) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2015
[email protected] acorn, lichfield. Amber beer with small head and good lacing. Aroma of caramel and malts. Taste is sweet malts, caramel and fruits. Decent.

2.5
allmyvinyl (10613) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 6, 2015
Cask at the Robert the Bruce, Dumfries. Pours clear gold with a thin head. Aromas of recently cleaned public toilet. Taste is grainy lemon. Clean finish.

3.5
Don2711 (474) - - OCT 5, 2015
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2015 Nutty. Bitterness is mild. Quite drinkable however. Grain flavours are strong. All in all an okay drink. Second pint about a year later was better. Bitterness greater than before and taste up. Rose 0.2

2.6
BeerViking (4781) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Cask at the Hounslow JDW. Copper-brown with a thin lacing head and a touch of caramel on the nose. Sweetish with light notes of caramelised nuts, gentle earthy bitterness, faintly cloying in the finish. Gets harder to drink as you get down the pint.

3.3
bhensonb (15190) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 28, 2015
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2015 Cask at Lord Moon of the Mall. Amber pour/white head. It’s fruity in aroma and flavor. Quite drinkable.

2.7
DanielBrown (4502) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2015
Cask at Briar Rose, Birmingham. Rainwater Bitter. Sweet wash. Fairly standard I suppose.

3.1
redders1974 (1465) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
Nice session beer pours well into a get a grip pint glass at the football club in Rochdale long lasting creamy head much improved on the jw lees bitter of my youth.


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