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Brewed by Charles Wells (Marston's)
Style: Bitter
Bedford, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available filtered and pasteurised in keg, can & bottle.
Originally brewed by McEwan’s at the Fountain brewery in Edinburgh. Production moved from Fountain to the Caledonian Brewery in 2004. The McEwan’s brand passed to Heineken in 2008 after their purchase of Scottish & Newcastle’s British operations. Heineken sold the brand to Wells & Youngs in 2011. Packaged (bottle & can) McEwan’s beers are produced at Wells & Youngs brewery in Bedford.
Amber colour with a notably thick head. A sweet, spicy aroma with a hoppy finish.

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2.4
Gary (2094) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2017
4 pack 500ml Cans. In a Guinness pint glass. I think of Scottish football fans swilling cans of this in 80s after (another) team failure ...but those drunken jocks are happy to piss up win or inevitable lose. I like the pirate dude on the can. It drinks ok. Caramel malt and a bittta cardboard. If you're pissing in the street and singing boisterous songs about tits and haggis...this stuff will be fine.

0.5
james00heart () - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 24, 2017
Can - Worst beer i have ever had in my life. Bought 4 cans and drank one and poured the other 3 down the sink. Foul taste of metal and no real beer flavour. Very dissapointed.

3.1
radassace (424) - SCOTLAND - NOV 18, 2017
500ml can. Pours chestnut with a frothy white head. Nose is sweet malty, toffee, cinnamon and nutty. Light and smooth in the mouth. Taste is biscuit malt, toffee, butterscotch, light spicy cinnamon and nutty. Finish is a touch metallic, like copper coins with a hint of lemon. Overall surprised by this as it's actually rather drinkable. It is kind of bland though like most best bitters, but still a fairly decent beer for the price of £1 a can.

3
thepatrickman (1503) - Lewes, East Sussex, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2017
Can on a train. A decent, canned bitter / Scottish ale with a bit of caramel and a tiny bit of cocoa at the end. It's still pretty bland, but at least it has a bit of flavor.

2.8
Grumbo (4293) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2017
Bottle. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. Source not recorded. No tasting notes kept, just rating.


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